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Winter Park Institute

2016-2017 Season

Explore our season with speakers Garrison Keillor, Joel Sartore, Billy Collins, George Takei, and Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly


  • September 13, 2016
    An Evening With Garrison Keillor
    Radio host and humorist
  • October 13, 2016
    Joel Sartore, with Thane Maynard: National Geographic Photo Ark
    Photographer, conservationist, and National Geographic Fellow
  • November 16, 2016
    Billy Collins: The Rain in Portugal — Reading and Discussion
    Best-selling poet, U.S. Poet Laureate (2001-2003), and Senior Distinguished Fellow of Winter Park Institute
  • January 19, 2017
    Where No Story Has Gone Before: An Evening with George Takei
    Actor and social justice activist
  • April 4, 2017
    Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly: Endeavor to Succeed
    Former U.S. Congresswoman and retired astronaut and Navy Captain