Virtual Learning with Road Scholar

One-hour, live online lectures on Zoom

Learn from Road Scholar’s expert instructors around the world as they discuss everything from Vikings in France to the evolution of Native American cuisine in Santa Fe. Our online lectures, via Zoom, will give you a taste of some of our most popular Road Scholar programs right from the comfort of your own home.

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Support Road Scholar’s Virtual Lectures

These lectures are brought to you by viewers like you!

If you enjoyed your online lecture, please consider making a donation to not-for-profit Road Scholar so that we can continue to provide educational experiences both in the virtual classroom and on our 5,500 learning adventures around the world.

Our Virtual Lecture Library

Recordings of our Virtual Lectures are limited; not every lecture will be available as a recording following the live events, and this limited selection of lecture recordings are subject to change.


Do you have ideas for future lectures?

What are some of the most memorable lectures or instructors you’ve experienced on a Road Scholar program? Email us your ideas at, and you could see your favorite instructor in a live virtual lecture!

Looking for more Online Learning?

Check out our multi-day Adventures Online, which include several days of lectures like these, PLUS interactive discussions with other Road Scholars, live performances and virtual field trips!


All those who enroll in a lecture will also receive a recording of the lecture that they can watch any time in the two weeks following the live event!

Transfer/Cancel policy: Full payment is due upon enrollment. Registration can be transferred to another lecture up to 24 hours prior to event at no cost. Cancellation at any time after registration will incur a fee of 100% of the registration cost.