Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 The Mount is closed until until state and local officials deem it safe be together again. But don’t worry…We have been working hard on ways to bring The Mount to you, in the safety of your homes.
Here are some ways to stay connected and to enjoy all The Mount has to offer.
We will be adding content to our site over the next few weeks so please check back often.
The following FREE online programs will be streamed live via Zoom.
HEIDI PITLOR’S TRUE CONVERSATIONS (May 31-August 24)
THESE FEVERED DAYS WITH MARTHA ACKMANN
Monday, June 1, 4:00 PM
DISCOURSE & PROCESS CHATS (June 8 – July 27)
Discourse & Process is a new online companion series to our 2020 Summer Lectures (which is postponed until further notice). Moderated by Julie Scelfo, past Lecture Series presenter and author of The Women Who Made New York, this series will give the authors an opportunity to discuss elements of the writing and research process.
RESEARCHING THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
Thursday, June 11, 4:00 PM (registration to open soon)
ONLINE BIRD WALKS WITH MASS AUDUBON
Schedule to be posted soon
The Age of Innocence Centennial Exhibit
Look behind the finished page to follow her creative process, as she turned rough notes into a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. (launching late-May)
Each month, we will provide a quote or an image related to Edith Wharton or The Mount and encourage you to exercise your mind and creative writing skills!
Our curators highlight individual books from the library that are especially noteworthy.
Listen to to our featured authors introduce their books.
Best known as a novelist, Edith Wharton was also an accomplished poet. Here is a selection of her poems read by Wharton scholar Dr. Irene Goldman-Price.