Lecture Series Tickets

2014/2015 Lecture Series

The 2014–2015 Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Jane P. Watkins.
Tickets for the Wood River Humanities Club are sponsored by Robin Leavitt and Terry Friedlander.

Timothy Egan: October 2, 2014
Sponsors: Judith and Richard Smooke
Will Shortz: January 13, 2015
Ethan Russell: January 22, 2015
Shankar Vedantam: February 5, 2015
Ann Patchett: March 5, 2015
Sponsors:  Ann Patchett: Katherine A. Abelson and Robert J. Cornell, with support from Marcia and Don Liebich

Purchase Options

As last year, there are different purchasing options and ways to support The Center’s Lecture Series: become an Editors Series Supporter, purchase the Lecture Series or Mini Series, or simply purchase tickets to individual events.

Members receive discounts to all regular ticketed events (exceptions are fundraising events). Additional discounts are available by purchasing series tickets.


Friday, September 5, 10am: Series tickets on sale to members only (members will be emailed a special online link)
Friday, September 12, 10am: Individual tickets on sale to members only (plus Company of Fools plays and Second City)
Friday, September 19, 10am: All remaining tickets on sale to the general public



If you love the Lecture Series consider becoming an Editors Series Supporter! These tickets help to underwrite the cost of the entire series. The Editors Series Tickets include: preferred seating at the lectures, reception with one of the visiting lecturers, luncheon with Editors Series ticket holders in the spring and the knowledge that you are helping sustain this exceptional series for the whole community. If you are interested in becoming an Editors Series Supporter please contact us at 208.726.9491 or visit us in person at the box office in either Ketchum or Hailey.


Series tickets and “Mini Series” tickets are only available for members of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. “Mini Series” will include performances from January to March only. When you buy a series ticket, you save an ADDITIONAL 10% off the member price! If you’d like to become a member, please first add a membership to your cart, or give us a call! 208.726.9491.

Lecture Series Packages

  • $500 Editors Series*
  • $117 for the Lecture Series (includes: all 5 lectures)
  • $90 for Lecture Mini Series (January to March only: includes Shortz, Russell, Vedantam and Patchett)
  • $75 Student Lecture Series (all 5 Lectures)


To buy the Lecture Series:

1. Click on the Lecture Series Package button above (when it’s made available) to purchase a series that you know you’ll love.

2. After putting the series in your basket, you may add any additional lectures, performing arts programming or plays to your basket and receive the same package discount on all your tickets.

Members receive the special member price on all purchases where discounts apply.

As always, if you need help creating your packages, please call us at 208.726.9491.  One of our ticketing specialists will be happy to assist you.