Guild Hall has you covered this summer with an incredible line-up of book talks, from delving into cutting edge biochemistry advancements in Walter Isaacson’s The Code Breaker to unearthing the narratives of the first Whaling Captains of Color in Skip Finley’snew book. This summer is full of great books and conversations.


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NOTE: Programs taking place INDOORS in the John Drew Theater require proof of full vaccination for admission.

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Book Talk Programs

Theater Programming supported in part by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Barbara Slifka, The Schaffner Family Foundation, Straus Family Foundation, Brown Harris Stevens, Michael Balmuth, Blythe Danner, Lang Insurance, and funding from The Ellen and James S. Marcus Endowment for Musical Programming and The Melville Straus Family Endowment

John Drew Backyard Theater
Special thanks to Marty and Michele Cohen, Ben Krupinski Builder, Hollander Design, and Groundworks Landscaping .

Gather: Conversations led by Black and Indigenous Change-Makers | Book Talk: Whaling Captains of Color with Author, Skip Finley  


Education Programming supported by The Patti Kenner Arts Education Fellowship, Lucy and Steven Cookson, The Hearthland Foundation, the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Susan and Stephen Scherr, and funding from the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Endowment Fund, and The Melville Straus Family Endowment 

The Remote-School Artist-in-Residence Program is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Christina and Alan MacDonald, Bobbie Braun -The Neuwirth Foundation, and Nina Gillman

This program is generously supported by Stephanie Joyce and Jim Vos
Additional support is provided by the Sciulli and Burwell Family, and Maureen McMahon





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