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Celebrate Women's History Month with CCAE

Celebrate Women's History Month 2021 with CCAE history and upcoming virtual programs and classes.

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A Celebration of Stan's Life, Nov. 11, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we celebrate the life of our beloved theater instructor, Stan Edelson.

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#BlackoutBestsellerList Recommendations

Amistad Books created #BlackoutBestsellerList and #Blackpublishingpower to encourage people to purchase two books written by Black authors between June 18 and June 24. Our staff compiled a list of recommended books across genres.

Cambridge Center for Adult Education

A Letter to the CCAE Community

A letter from Executive Director Linda Burton in solidarity with the Black community and communities of color.

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CCAE Staff Recommended Anti-Racism Resources

Our staff compiled resources that we have engaged with and found helpful in our work in becoming anti-racist and combating racism. We hope they can serve as your starting point as well.

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A Message to Our Community

Moving forward together with our community's support.

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Spotlight On: Laurie Savage, Metalsmith & Jewelry Instructor

CCAE Jewelry Instructor, Laurie Savage, discusses metalsmithing, her time at CCAE, and more!

Instructor Meeting Panel 2019

Annual Instructor Meeting

On Wednesday, December 18, CCAE instructors and staff met to recap the year and discuss the importance of interdisciplinary teaching.

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CCAE Perfomance Art Showcase: An Evening of Plays

CCAE Instructor, Andrea Aptecker discusses her night of short plays as part of the CCAE Performance Art Showcase.

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Spotlight On: Min Verquist, CCAE Cooking Instructor

CCAE Cooking Instructor Min Verquist discusses Chinese cuisine, her love of art, and more.

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Best Wishes to an Old Friend: Kevin Finn

After 22 years of faithful service at CCAE, Kevin Finn will be retiring on October 11, 2019.

White People Challenging Racism Anniversary Symposium Cambridge

White People Challenging Racism: 20th Anniversary Symposium Recap

Since its first run at CCAE in the fall of 1999, more than 1,500 people have taken the White People Challenging Racism workshop at venues throughout New England. The October 6th symposium was an opportunity to gather with WPCR alumni, current and former WPCR co-facilitators and other interested people, to share the challenges they have faced, and discuss new ways to help.

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CCAE Spotlight on Tomoko Takagi, CCAE Japanese Instructor

CCAE World Languages instructor Tomoko Takagi discusses her love of the Japanese language and traveling in Japan.

Art Show Objects And Space

Objects & Space: Summer Art Show

Our summer art show, Objects & Space, features artwork from Martha Cassel, Donna Haig Friedman, Brett X. Gamache, Valeria Martin, Diana Meservey, Virginia Swain, Susan Varga.

Fourth Annual Golahny Awards

Fourth Annual Berta Golahny Awards

The Annual Recent Works Exhibition is now on display at 42 Brattle Street. Stop by and see the best works produced by CCAE art students this year in painting, drawing, photography, prints, collage, and mixed media. This exhibit is displayed in connection with the Fourth Annual Berta Golahny Student Art Awards, juried this year by CCAE instructor and artist Ellen Stutman and Amy Golahny, whose family supports this exhibition every year to honor the memory of long-time art instructor and artist Berta Golahny.

Infinity Art Show Abstract Art


CCAE's winter art show, INFINITY, is on view at 42 Brattle Street. INFINITY is an exhibition of abstract work. On Thursday, January 10, the featured artists and the CCAE community gathered to celebrate the opening of this exhibit, available for view through March 15.

Cambridge Center for Adult Education

CCAE Turns 80: All About 1938!

In Fall 1938, what was previously known as the Cambridge Social Union officially became Cambridge Center for Adult Education. This fall, we’re celebrating 80 years of creating, exploring, and growing. We spoke to CCAE instructors Brian Bixby and Anatole Sykley about what the world was like in 1938.

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Oysters, Of Course!

On the evening of Thursday, May 31, donors, friends, faculty, students, and staff gathered in the courtyard of the Blacksmith House, under our nautical flags and twinkling lights to eat oysters, drink rosé at Oysters, Of Course! Thank you to all of the restaurants and chefs who donated the delicious food and drink for us to taste and enjoy!

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Third Annual Golahny Awards Ceremony

On Friday, April 6, 2018, Cambridge Center for Adult Education presented the third annual Berta Golahny Awards as part of the opening reception for the Recent Works Exhibitition at 42 Brattle Street.