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Curious Minds Speaker Series

Expanding on the issues and ideas at the heart of the documentaries we screen, our daytime lecture series invites you to engage on a variety of topics with dynamic speakers and subject matter experts.

Single Class: $21 (Members: $17, $14, Free)
Six-week course: $63 (Members: $54, $42, Free)

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Explore our Fall courses:

The CanLit Boom: 1950s - 1970s

An introduction to the lives and early works of some of the most prominent writers to emerge out of the CanLit explosion between the 1950s and 1970s, a literary movement that changed the face of the country.

Led by University of Toronto's Nick Mount

Wednesdays, September 26 – November 7, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Inventing Modern Paris

In this new lecture series from Curious Minds favourite Lisa Pasold, we’ll examine the extraordinary transformation of Paris in the 19th Century.

Led by Lisa Pasold, a Governor General’s Award–nominated writer, journalist and host of Discovery World’s Paris Next Stop.

Fridays, October 12 – November 23, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Joni Mitchell: Words and Music

A fascinating journey through the life and career of a Canadian icon and one of the world’s accomplished songwriters.

Led by Dr. Mike Daley, a music historian and professional musician who has taught at Guelph, McMaster, Waterloo and York Universities.

Mondays, October 15 – November 26, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Around the World with Art Nouveau

New - Afternoon Course!

Experience the luxury and decadence of Art Nouveau in this globe-trotting survey of the artistic movement’s most stunning architecture, jewels and decorative objects.

Led by art historian and fine art advisor Natalie Ribkoff, whose Around the World with Art Deco series wowed Curious Minds audiences in 2016.

Tuesdays, October 23 – November 27, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Full course packages are sold out. A limited number of single tickets to each lecture will be available at the door day of.

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