A series of college-level programs in art history, theater and music appreciation will be offered this fall at the Pequot Library.

The library’s American Master Artists Series will be led by college professors, discussing topics as diverse as American art history, theater, and jazz. The programs, geared toward adults, will include refreshments and will take place in either the auditorium or the reading room of the library, 720 Pequot Ave.

Registration is required, and is underwayn for the first class, “Masters of American Art: Portraits from Colonial Enlightenment to Pop Mad Men,” taught by Philip Eliasoph, PhD, of Fairfield University. The weekly series will take place Thursdays, Oct. 15, through Nov. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The program, according to the library, will take “an in-depth look at the contributions of American art icons: John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.”

Other seminars in the library’s American Master Artists Series include: Jan. 14-Feb. 11, “Masters of American Theatre: Puritans to Pizzazz with Professor Martha LoMonaco, PhD, and March 3-13, “Masters of American Music: Roots and Evolution of the Blues, Jazz, Rock and American Society” with Professor Brian Torff.

For more information and to register for one or more seminars, visit the Pequot Library’s website, www.pequotlibrary.org or call 203-259-0346, ext. 19.