Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy This Week

John Douglas Thompson

Consider these recommendations for upcoming virtual talks, readings and more in and around New York City:

Pollock-Krasner Museum Virtual Tour
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 11 a.m.
John Jermain Memorial Library
Live stream only
Learn about the spaces and inspirations of the Pollock-Krasner House and Studio, where artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner moved in November of 1945. Author-artist Joyce Raimondo leads the (virtual) way (free).

Speaking of Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1 p.m.
Art Deco Society of New York
Live stream only
Lend an ear to “one of the most compelling classical stage actors of his generation,” John Douglas Thompson, as he talks Shakespeare with the head of The Shakespeare Guild, John Andrews (free, donation suggested).

Secret Science Club Presents Evolutionary Biologist & Author Barbara Natterson-Horowitz
Thursday, Aug. 13, 8 p.m.
Secret Science Club
Live stream only
Every adolescent on earth—human or animal—has the same four central challenges: safety, status, sex, and self-reliance. Join Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, President of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, as she shares the latest brain science in young adults, as laid out in her recent book Wildhood: The Astounding Connections Between Human and Animal Adolescents (free).

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