Our year-round programming reflects Wharton’s love of culture and the arts and includes live storytelling events, theater, music, and the popular Monday Lecture Series.

Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War

Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm LECTURE
When the Nazi blitzkrieg rolled over continental Europe in the early days of World War[...]

Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War

Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm LECTURE
When the Nazi blitzkrieg rolled over continental Europe in the early days of World War[...]

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm LECTURE
Soon after its publication on September 30, 1868, Little Women became an enormous bestseller and one of[...]

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm LECTURE
Soon after its publication on September 30, 1868, Little Women became an enormous bestseller and one of[...]

Goddess of Anarchy: Lucy Parsons

Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm LECTURE
Goddess of Anarchy recounts the formidable life of the militant writer, orator, and agitator Lucy Parsons.[...]

Goddess of Anarchy: Lucy Parsons

Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm LECTURE
Goddess of Anarchy recounts the formidable life of the militant writer, orator, and agitator Lucy Parsons.[...]

The Written World with Martin Puchner

Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm LECTURE
Prize-winning author and educator Martin Puchner will discuss his research, career and best-selling book The[...]

Oscar Wilde, the Inspiration for The Decoration of Houses?

Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm LECTURE
In 1882, Wilde embarked on his famous Lecture Tour of North America.  During his tour[...]

A Tokyo Romance

Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm LECTURE
Ian Buruma’s memoir, A Tokyo Romance, has just been published, and is the topic of[...]

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm LECTURE
From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning author Gordon[...]

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm LECTURE
From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning author Gordon[...]

Fact vs. Fiction with Martha Hall Kelly

Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm LECTURE
In a captivating lecture Martha Hall Kelly discusses the 10 year research process behind her New[...]

Touchstones at The Mount: Kate Bolick in Conversation with Porochista Khakpour

Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CONVERSATION LECTURE
Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick is back with another season of Touchstones: Conversations at[...]

Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-de-Siècle Paris

Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm LECTURE
Caroline Weber, specialist of eighteenth-century French literature, culture, and history, offers a brilliant look at[...]

Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-de-Siècle Paris

Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm LECTURE
Caroline Weber, specialist of eighteenth-century French literature, culture, and history, offers a brilliant look at[...]