Saturday, June 02, 2007

Lyceums


School Lyceums (1950s onwards...)

"In their heyday the lyceums contributed to the broadening of the school curricula...", to provide cultural enrichment, additional learning experiences outside the norm, to stimulate thought and imagination.

Back during school days, most students preferred Lyceums over class. We got little to no advance warning, which made it all the more sweet. It almost felt...sinful!

The programs varied widely, many of them coming out of universities or other cultural entities in the region. Musicians, actors, puppeteers - you never knew what you might see at a lyceum...