2019 Summer Lecture Series

Summer Lecture Series
July 8 – August 26
Mondays at 4:00 PM & Tuesdays at 11:00 AM
General $30, Members $25

Our popular Summer Lecture Series is back! Join us on Mondays and Tuesdays to hear firsthand from today’s leading biographers and historians. Lectures do sell out. Be sure to get your tickets in advance.

Advance Ticket Sales for Friends & Supporters!

  • May 20 – May 21  National Committee can purchase tickets
  • May 22 – May 28  Members & National Committee can purchase tickets
  • General ticket sales start May 29

Not a member? Call Allison Costantino at 413-551-5112 to find out about the benefits of membership!

2019 Summer Lecture Series

The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation
by Colin G. Calloway
Monday, July 8 & Tuesday, July 9

The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe
by David I. Kertzer
Monday, July 15 & Tuesday, July 16

American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
by Victoria Johnson
Monday, July 22 & Tuesday, July 23

Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character
by Kay Redfield Jamison
Monday, July 29 & Tuesday, July 30

The Red Daughter: A Novel
by John Burnham Schwartz
Monday, August 5 & Tuesday, August 6

The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made
by Patricia O’Toole
Monday, August 12 & Tuesday, August 13

Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the “Powerless” Woman Who Took On Washington
by Patricia Miller
Monday, August 19 & Tuesday, August 20

The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers
by Bridgett M. Davis
Monday, August 26 & Tuesday, August 27

Lecture Series books can be purchased in advance from The Mount’s Bookstore! Mount members receive a 10% discount.  Everyone receives a 15% discount if all 8 books are purchased together. If you would like to order your book(s) ahead of the lecture, e-mail our Bookstore Manager Patricia at ppin@edithwharton.org.

We would like to thank Blantyre, a Relais & Chateau property, for their generous donation and support of this season’s Summer Lecture Series at The Mount.