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Winter Park Institute

2017-2018 Season

Explore our season with speakers Jon MeachamLauren BushBilly CollinsCandy ChangStory Musgrave and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


  • September 27, 2017
    (Rescheduled to 9/27) The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency
    Pulitzer Prize-winner, presidential historian and New York Times best-selling author.
  • October 10, 2017
    Lauren Bush Lauren: How to FEED the World, One Bag at a Time
    Social activist and Founder and CEO of FEED.
  • November 8, 2017
    Beyond the Birdbath: Poems from Several Time Zones
    Former U.S. Poet Laureate and American phenomenon.
  • January 18, 2018
    Candy Chang: Before I Die: A Participatory Art Project
    World-renowned artist and urban designer.
  • February 18, 2018
    Free Concert to Celebrate Ten Sensational Seasons of Winter Park Institute!
  • March 6, 2018
    Story Musgrave: Farm Kid to Rocketman and Beyond
    NASA Astronaut, scientist, surgeon and innovator.
  • April 4, 2018
    Writings on the Wall: An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    NBA champion, activist and New York Times best-selling author.