The Mount offers a variety of programs and events, some are online and some are on-site. Below you can view our full calendar, or filter your results by choosing a category such as online or families. To view past, recorded programs, click here.

THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL by Janice P. Nimura

Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
“Even if you know who Elizabeth Blackwell is ― the first woman to receive an MD in the United States ― you may not know her sister Emily’s name. Nimura[...]

THE DOCTORS BLACKWELL by Janice P. Nimura

Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
“Even if you know who Elizabeth Blackwell is ― the first woman to receive an MD in the United States ― you may not know her sister Emily’s name. Nimura[...]

The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s by Maggie Doherty

Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD “Rich and powerful. . . . A love story about art and female friendship.” —Harper’s Magazine “Reads like a novel, and an[...]

The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s by Maggie Doherty

Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD “Rich and powerful. . . . A love story about art and female friendship.” —Harper’s Magazine “Reads like a novel, and an[...]

Meg Wolitzer & Heidi Pitlor

Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
Join us for an engaging conversation as Heidi Pitlor, editor of The Best American Short Stories, delves deep into the writing life of Meg Wolitzer, whose stories inspired films based[...]

The Brothers Mankiewicz by Sydney Ladensohn Stern

Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
Drawing on interviews, letters, diaries, and other documents still in private hands, The Brothers Mankiewicz: Hope, Heartbreak, and Hollywood Classics provides a uniquely intimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the lives, loves, work,[...]

The Brothers Mankiewicz by Sydney Ladensohn Stern

Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
Drawing on interviews, letters, diaries, and other documents still in private hands, The Brothers Mankiewicz: Hope, Heartbreak, and Hollywood Classics provides a uniquely intimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the lives, loves, work,[...]

Madam: The Life of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age by Debby Applegate

Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
Meet the real-life figure to rival the fictional Great Gatsby. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Most Famous Man in America, the compulsively readable and sometimes jaw-dropping life of the[...]

Madam: The Life of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age by Debby Applegate

Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
Meet the real-life figure to rival the fictional Great Gatsby. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Most Famous Man in America, the compulsively readable and sometimes jaw-dropping life of the[...]

Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR by Lisa Napoli

Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
“Napoli chronicles not just the camaraderie of Stamberg, Wertheimer, Totenberg and Roberts, but their commitment to help the careers of younger women who aspired to follow them. The founding mothers,[...]

Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR by Lisa Napoli

Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
“Napoli chronicles not just the camaraderie of Stamberg, Wertheimer, Totenberg and Roberts, but their commitment to help the careers of younger women who aspired to follow them. The founding mothers,[...]

Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight by Julia Sweig

Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
“Sweig makes a persuasive case for Lady Bird’s influence not just within her marriage but on her husband’s career. In doing so, she forces us to adjust the lens through[...]

Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight by Julia Sweig

Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
“Sweig makes a persuasive case for Lady Bird’s influence not just within her marriage but on her husband’s career. In doing so, she forces us to adjust the lens through[...]

“The Farewell” with Molly Rideout & Matt Tannenbaum

Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lectures & Discussions On-site
Join The Mount’s 2021 Writer-in-residence, Molly Rideout, and The Bookstore in Lenox’s Matt Tannenbaum in conversation, as they discuss Rideout’s public writing installations at The Bookstore and The Mount. Rideout[...]