Ticket Information

Tickets for the 2016-2017 season are now on sale to new and returning subscribers.

  • General Admission Series $155
  • Patron Series, includes reserved seating and artist reception, $275
  • Friends Series, includes two (2) preferred reserved seating, artist reception, and an exclusive dinner with a visiting author, $650

Patrons and Friends need to select their seats during the ticket purchase. We are available to assist you if necessary by contacting us at admin@artsandlectures.org or producers@artsandlectures.org
or by calling 585-546-8658.

Choose Three and Single Tickets are now available.

All Choose Three and Single Tickets are General Admission.

  • Choose Three, allows you pick any three lectures during the 2016-17 Season. All seating is general admission, $90
  • Single Tickets are available for all lectures, $30
  • Student Tickets are available with student ID, $15

All lectures in the 2016-2017 Season are held at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street. Free parking is available in the Sister Cities Parking Garage located nearby.


Other Events

February 20
Inside Out: Three Poets on Rhyme and Reason in Poetry
Anne Coon, Anthony Leuzzi, and Chandra McKenzie will discuss how most poetry exploits the use of line to create effects that cannot be achieved in prose fiction and non-fiction, how poetic language can open our eyes, transform experience, and stay in our hearts, and the use of different kinds of narrative voices in works of poetry.
4 pm The Winter Garden at Brickstone
1325 Elmwood Avenue
Co-sponsored with St. John’s
Suggested donation: $10 at the door

March 15
Trump: Should We Be Afraid?
David Cay Johnston
Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter, David Cay Johnston will discuss the tensions surrounding the newly elected president. Johnston, author of The Making of Donald Trump, has a unique and intimate perspective on Donald Trump having covered him since the 1980s for various national newspapers.
7 pm The Academy of Medicine Auditorium
1441 East Avenue
Tickets $12 available at the door or online

March 23
Young Poets Pre-program Reading
Regional poets read their own work before guest poet Richard Blanco
6:45-7:30 pm Downtown United Presbyterian Church
121 N. Fitzhugh St.
No charge

April 9
The Candle: Our Lives in Poetry
National Book Award finalist William Heyen reads from The Candle: Poems of Our 20th Century Holocaust and Shoah Train.
1:30 pm The Summit 2000 Summit Circle Dr.
Tickets $12 available at the door or online