By Alison Durkee
We’re less than one week out now from the November midterm elections, which will decide the country’s immediate political fate. While the most important thing to do this November is vote, you can additionally become a more informed citizen by learning more about the election and today’s political issues at these upcoming talks and events.
More than perusing exhibitions on our own or going to a film screening, we know attending an intimate lecture, talk back or reading allows us to discover something we may have never learned otherwise. When else would you get the opportunity to pick the brains of industry experts, award-winning authors, leading artists and filmmakers? Here, venues that host a multitude of intriguing programs on any given day.
Thought Gallery has put together a list of the 31 most interesting and compelling lectures, discussions and readings to attend in March – one for each day of the month. Read more
Take a break from the physical labors of the holidays — shopping, baking, preparing for guests, etc. — and instead exercise your mind with these intellectually stimulating December events, talks, discussions and celebrations. Read more
In January, Tony Award winners, bestselling authors, beloved news anchors and others take the stage for conversations and discussions. Here, our top picks of NYC lectures and talks for the month. Read more
A leading biological anthropologist will discuss how plants are affecting human biology during December’s SciCafe Talk, a program held every first Wednesday of the month in AMNH’s Hall of the Universe. Read more
From discussions with historians and scientists to author meetings and book signings, a variety of top talks and readings happening this November.