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The Curiosity Forum

curiosityThe Curiosity Forum strives to reward curiosity with events to inspire the mind and ignite the creative spirit!

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Curiosity Forum events include lectures, slide presentations, documentary film screenings, book signings & meet-the-author events, demonstrations/workshops, and interactive artist events & performances.

Past Curiosity Forum speakers and events have included:

  • Scott Gibson, author of Green from the Ground Up: Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Home Construction
  • James “Buddy” Edgerton and Nan O’Brien, authors of The Unknown Rockwell: A Portrait of Two American Families
  • Dacre Stoker, author of Dracula the Un-Dead
  • Dr. Gordon Moore on “What’s Going to Happen with Health Care if the Reform Efforts Tank?”
  • Kevin O’Brien, author of A Lucky Irish Lad and Last of the Donkey Pilgrims
  • Bernice Mennis, author of Breaking Out of Prison: A Guide to Compassion, Consciousness, and Freedom
  • Maureen Matthews McClintock on “Haiti PeaceQuilts Project: Earthquate Update 2010”
  • “Animals of the Adirondacks” with Pember Museum educator Bernadette Hoffman
  • Film: The Business of Being Born with midwife Kathleen Breault
  • “Interactive Puppet Fun” with Carol Serotta and The Hubbard Hall Puppet Club
  • “Shakespeare Family Fun” with Brian Foley and The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall
  • Film: Mad City Chickens with local backyard chicken advocates Carolyn Kibbe and Jayne Stokes
  • Annette Neilsen, author of the Recipies from Adirondack Life cookbook series
  • Sven Huseby and Barbara Ettinger, producer and director of the film A Sea Change: Imagine a World Without Fish

Curiosity Forum events are co-presented by Hubbard Hall, Battenkill Books, and Leslie Parke Studio.

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