2016/2017 Lecture Series

Miranda July in conversation with Marcia Franklin
Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 6:30pm
Generously sponsored by Jeanne Meyers and Richard Carr.

P.W. Singer
Thu, Feb 9, 2017, 6:30pm
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project Rayguns, Robots and Drones.

Arianna Huffington
2017 Sun Valley Wellness Festival Keynote Speaker
Fri, May 26, 2017, 6:30pm
Part of The Center’s BIG IDEA project Contemplative Practice.

The 2016–2017 Lecture Series is sponsored in part by Jennifer and Peter Roberts. Free Student Humanities Club tickets are provided through the generous support of Robin Leavitt and Terry Friedlander for lecture series, performing arts events and play readings.

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Upcoming Lectures

FREE LECTURE: Landscape Into Architecture: Living with Frank Lloyd Wright in Idaho by Henry Whiting

Wednesday, June 28, 6:00 pm

Henry Whiting describes himself as having lived with Frank Lloyd Wright his entire life. He was born in a hospital and raised in a house designed by a charter member of Wright's Taliesin Fellowship, Alden B. Dow. Dow also happened to be Whiting’s great uncle as well as his mentor. As a young man Whiting mov...

FREE PRESENTATION: on Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve

Thursday, July 13, 6:30 pm

Idaho Conservation League staff member Betsy Mizell will discuss the excessive use of artificial light—known as light pollution—and its environmental consequences for humans, wildlife and our climate. You will also have the opportunity to learn about the collaborative effort taking place in the Wood River...

LECTURE: Ceramic Artist Gerald Arrington

Tuesday, August 8, 5:00 pm

In an evening presentation, ceramic artist Gerald Arrington will speak about his Wood River Valley inspiration and influence as well as his process and working techniques. Gerald Arrington received the 2016 Sun Valley Center Arts and Crafts Festival Best of Ceramics Winner award his lecture is in and this ...

FREE LECTURE: American Astronomical Society “Revealing the Hidden, High Energy Sun” with Dr. Rachel Osten

Sunday, August 20, 6:30 pm

Eclipses of the Sun happen when the Moon blocks the Sun's light from our view.  It may seem puzzling, then, that solar physicists flock to study the Sun during these special events.  Shouldn't there be nothing to see? Yet there is. I will talk about what the tantalizing solar features revealed durin...

LECTURE with Photographer David Tejada

Monday, September 25, 6:30 pm

In an evening presentation, photographer David Tejada will speak about his inspiration, influence and challenge faced in the world of commercial and corporate annual report photography. David will take you behind the scenes of several corporate assignments and share his process and working techniques. Davi...

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