Lectures

2020-21 Season

The Mayflower and Plimoth Plantation (cancelled)
Quentin Snediker and Richard Pickering
Monday, November 23, 2020
Do Great Artists Have An ‘Old-Age Style?’
Philip Rylands, Ph.D.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Conversations on Style
Steven Stolman
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
An Artful Life (Cancelled)
Leslie Chihuly
Monday, December 7, 2020
Peggy Guggenheim and Her Collection (FULL)
Philip Rylands, Ph.D.
Monday, December 14, 2020
Inside the U.S.-Iran Standoff (FULL)
Roxane Farmanfarmaian, Ph.D.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Origins of Modernism in Art
Philip Rylands, Ph.D.
Monday, January 4, 2021
American Foreign Policy
Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D.
Thursday, January 7, 2021
The Royal Family and The Crown (FULL)
Hugo Vickers
Monday, January 11, 2021
Among His Troops: Washington’s War Tent
R. Scott Stephenson, Ph.D.
Monday, January 11, 2021
The Society of the Four Arts at 85
Michel Witmer
Thursday, January 14, 2021
How Art and Motherhood Won the Vote for Women
Bridget Quinn
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Turner’s Modern World (FULL)
Frederick Ilchman
Monday, January 18, 2021
Six Books That Changed American Literature (SOLD OUT)
Joseph Luzzi, Ph.D.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Six Books That Changed American Literature (SOLD OUT)
Joseph Luzzi, Ph.D.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Chinese Gardens: Beauty, Harmony and Tranquility (sold out)
Christine Aylward
Thursday, January 21, 2021
A Lifetime in Ballet
Lourdes Lopez
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Collecting Rare Books
Panel Discussion
Friday, January 22, 2021
Removing Barriers, Unleashing Potential
Rick Hansen
Monday, January 25, 2021
La Belle Époque: The Glory of Paris
Taylor Hagood, Ph.D.
Monday, January 25, 2021
Conversations on Style
Steven Stolman
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Jackson Pollock: What is a Classic? (FULL)
David Anfam, Ph.D.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
American Foreign Policy
Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
A Life in Song (FULL)
Frederica “Flicka” Von Stade
Thursday, January 28, 2021
UP! and Away to Angel Falls
Karen Angel
Monday, February 1, 2021
The Power of Passion (SOLD OUT)
Charles Pierce, Ph.D.
Monday, February 1, 2021
Dirty, Nasty Politics in Early America
Joanne Freeman, Ph.D.
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Origins of Modernism in Art
Philip Rylands, Ph.D.
Monday, February 8, 2021
David Finckel and Wu Han, “Around Dvořák”
Artists-in-Residence
Monday, February 8, 2021
The Power of Passion (SOLD OUT)
Charles Pierce, Ph.D.
Monday, February 8, 2021
David Finckel and Wu Han, “Around Dvořák”
Artists-in-Residence
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
American Foreign Policy
Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
David Finckel and Wu Han, “Around Dvořák”
Artists-in-Residence
Friday, February 12, 2021
Garden Club Annual Speaker: P. Allen Smith
Thursday, February 18, 2021
How America’s Top Polo Player Helped Win World War II
Lynne Olson, Ph.D.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Is Shakespeare Still Relevant to Our Times? (cancelled)
Michael Kahn OBE
Monday, February 22, 2021
La Belle Époque: The Glory of Paris
Taylor Hagood, Ph.D.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The Power of Passion (SOLD OUT)
Charles Pierce, Ph.D.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Silver, Sword, and Stone: Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story
Marie Arana
Thursday, February 25, 2021
American Foreign Policy
Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Behind the Scenes Restoration and Conservation at the Vatican Museums (FULL)
Fr. Kevin Lixey
Friday, February 26, 2021
Origins of Modernism in Art
Philip Rylands, Ph.D.
Monday, March 1, 2021
The Art of The Host (FULL)
Alex Hitz
Monday, March 1, 2021
The Power of Passion (SOLD OUT)
Charles Pierce, Ph.D.
Monday, March 1, 2021
American Foreign Policy
Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
An Illustrated History of Palm Beach — Two Lectures (FULL)
Russell Kelley
Monday, March 8, 2021
The Power of Passion (SOLD OUT)
Charles Pierce, Ph.D.
Monday, March 8, 2021
Leadership on the Edge
Robert Swan
Thursday, March 11, 2021
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World
Andrea Wulf
Monday, March 15, 2021
The Power of Passion (SOLD OUT)
Charles Pierce, Ph.D.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Flowers in a Flash (sold out)
Remote lecture with Lewis Miller
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Conversations on Style
Steven Stolman
Monday, March 22, 2021
The Power of Passion (SOLD OUT)
Charles Pierce, Ph.D.
Monday, March 22, 2021
Art of the Extreme - Antarctica, Amazonia and Beyond
Lucy + Jorge Orta
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
American Foreign Policy
Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
African Exodus: Migration and the Future of Europe
His Imperial Highness Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate
Monday, March 29, 2021
La Belle Époque: The Glory of Paris
Taylor Hagood, Ph.D.
Monday, March 29, 2021
Conversations on Style
Steven Stolman
Monday, April 5, 2021
Taking Control of Alzheimer’s Through Research (CANCELLED)
Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Bryan Rafanelli: A Great Party
Garden Club of Palm Beach Flower Show
Saturday, April 10, 2021
The Venice Biennale (FULL)
Philip Rylands, Ph.D.
Monday, April 12, 2021
La Belle Époque: The Glory of Paris
Taylor Hagood, Ph.D.
Monday, April 19, 2021
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