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Illustrations: Oliver Munday
Back-to-school season shouldn’t be just for kids—especially in a town crammed with fascinating classes tailored to adults who want to explore a passion, hone a hobby, amp up their résumés, or simply stretch their brains with some of the best teachers around. We’ve scoured schools and quizzed experts for the standout courses listed here, making sure to include choices for many skill levels. All classes start this month or next, but they’re sure to fill up fast. So get smart—and get moving.