Join us for five exciting lectures in a series that brings the greatest names in their fields through our doors. Hear from innovative artists, museum directors, activists, and writers in an ongoing conversation with you—their audience—on stimulating issues in culture today. Chosen for their creative brilliance and fresh perspectives, these speakers share their vision, their working process, and their insights.

Upcoming Events

The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

LaToya Ruby Frazier: Art as Transformation

October 6, 2022
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Eric Kim: Table for One

November 17, 2022
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Bryan Stevenson: The Legacy Museum

March 2, 2023
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Edmund de Waal: You Begin to Tell a Story: Objects, Restitution, Repair

March 23, 2023
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Bethann Hardison: Fashioning a Legacy

May 4, 2023
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person

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The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures are funded by the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation.