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.

War of the Dictionaries: The Invention of the Modern Dictionary

Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm LECTURE
Noah Webster’s work was showing its age and its shortcomings by the mid-nineteenth century, when[...]

Members Book Club: Ethan Frome

Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MEMBER
Join us to discuss Ethan Frome (1911), Wharton’s tragic winter’s tale, written while she lived at[...]

A New York Christmas: Ho Ho Ho at Gothamtide

Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm LECTURE
Sibyl McCormac Groff discusses her new book, A New York Christmas: Ho Ho Ho at[...]

Members Book Club: The War Novels: The Marne and A Son at the Front

Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MEMBER
Wharton spent the World War I years in a whirlwind of humanitarian activity, yet she[...]

Members Book Club: The Age of Innocence

Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MEMBER
Join us to discuss Wharton’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Age of Innocence (1920). Wharton was awarded[...]

Members Book Club: The Buccaneers

Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MEMBER
Wharton completed about three quarters of this novel by her death in 1937. She left[...]