Quarantine culture may be limited, but there are still virtual live events to enjoy from the (relative) comfort of home. We’ve got some livestreams for the week to keep you informed and entertained—across talks, lectures, and performances. Stay healthy out there and look forward to Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nobel Laureate Robert J. Shiller, and a pair of historians explaining how fascism works.
Author: Ethan Wolff
This will be a July 4th like none other in American history, with the nation divided and a pandemic raging. An influx of energy pushing for change is bringing new hope, however. Get perspective on the politics of past and present at these upcoming virtual talks.
Quarantine may have restricted our movement, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t live culture still out there. We’ve got some weekend livestreams to keep you informed and entertained—across talks, lectures, and performances.
Naomi Klein. Roxane Gay. Doris Kearns Goodwin. Sharon Salzberg. July brings a surfeit of smart presenters, plus intriguing talks on mindfulness, English architecture, and tiki culture.
With production curtailed for months due to COVID-19, fresh film will be a ways off. Fortunately, the archive runs deep. Several favorite spots for film are streaming first-run movies. You can also find talks and Q&As to enhance the experience.
Stay informed about the latest on the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and prepare for the changed world to come with these upcoming virtual talks and lectures. Experts will consider the crisis from angles that run from architecture to science to the “infodemic” of misinformation and conspiracy theories. Read more
By Catherine Meisner
Over the past decade, art has become more and more vocal as the changing times keep…well, changing. With activism growing, and more people expressing themselves through art, there has been a demand for art books to get tons of inspiration from.
What follows is a list of seven books that offer different definitions of what art is supposed to be, eventually altering art history as we know it. Whether it’s to prove a point, or to advocate for a cause, these art books will be sure to have a special place on your bookshelf this year.
Thought Gallery stands in solidarity with our Black co-workers, colleagues, friends, and neighbors. We are dedicated to promoting a diversity of views in what we curate for the site. The events below encompass Black Lives Matter, historical struggles, and the ongoing effort to fulfill the American promise of equality for all.
This is the month when New York City nominally comes off pause, but we anticipate most of the available culture will still be of the virtual kind. There are still plenty of chances to learn and explore, though, from the science of cheese to a virtual Stonehenge livestream.