2020 Summer Lecture Series

Summer Lecture Series
July 6 – August 25
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. Please be sure to get your tickets in advance.

Advance Ticket Sales for National Committee & Members

Advance ticket sales have been postponed until June. Sales codes for online ticket purchases will be sent by email in May. If you do not use email and need a code, please call Don Temples at 413-551-5106.

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

2020 Summer Lecture Series

Forever Seeing New Beauties: The Forgotten Impressionist Mary Rogers Williams
by Eve M. Kahn
Monday, July 6 & Tuesday, July 7

Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener
by Kimberly A. Hamlin
Monday, July 13 & Tuesday, July 14

All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf
by Katharine Smyth
Monday, July 20 & Tuesday, July 21

Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 
by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Monday, July 27 & Tuesday, July 28

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir 
by Jenn Shapland
Monday, August 3 & Tuesday, August 4

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter 
by Kerri K. Greenidge
Monday, August 10 & Tuesday, August 11

The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood
by Donna Rifkind
Monday, August 17 & Tuesday, August 18

The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War 
by Michael Gorra
Monday, August 24 & Tuesday, August 25

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.