About Rochester Arts & Lectures

Rochester Arts & Lectures was founded in 1989. It is a not-for-profit cultural organization designed to produce an annual series of lectures by distinguished authors and artists respected for their contributions to literature, criticism, art, science, and public affairs. This major, on-going forum for the exchange of ideas is presented to a diverse audience in…

Alan Cameros

Sponsor of Rochester Arts & Lectures 2011/2012 – “Why would an individual contributor join with Nazareth College, one of our region’s outstanding educational resources, to undertake sponsorship of the Rochester Arts & Lectures season series ? My reason is that we need this opportunity to hear a diversity of voices. The speakers who talk to us…

Meet Our New Producer

For almost 20 years, Andrea Weinstein held various positions at the University of Rochester. She began as the editorial assistant for a 2200 page text, The Principles of Surgery by Dr. Seymour Schwartz, and was subsequently responsible for assembling and editing the Pre-Test Self-Assessment and the Companion Handbook 7/e. Also in the school of medicine,…

Arts in Education

Rochester Arts & Lectures’ award-winning Encounters with Excellence Scholarship Program is coordinated through Greater Rochester School Districts. For each lecture in the series, sixteen high school students and their teachers receive educational materials about the guest speaker, attend the lecture at no charge, sit in reserved, premier seats, attend post-lecture receptions with the artists, and receive signed copies…

Ticket Information

Tickets for the 2014/2015 Series of Uncommon Voices are sold by subscription. General Admission Series are $150 Reserved Stage Series are $162 Reserved Patron Series are $250 (Includes preferred seating and receptions with the authors) Friends of Rochester Arts & Lectures are $600 and above (Includes 2 Patron Series subscriptions) Tickets are put on sale first to subscribers who participated in the 2013/2014 Series of Uncommon Voices. To…

Rochester Arts Lectures Staff and Board

Producer Susan Herman Associate Producers Adriane SmithJim Malley House Manager Cory Brown Board of Advisors 2014/2015 Carol Sue HaiMary MaleyLaura J. SadowskiSteven G. SchwartzCarmen SignorinoA. Louise TrucksRobin WeintraubAndrea Weinstein About Rochester Arts & Lectures Rochester Arts & Lectures was founded in 1989. It is a not-for-profit cultural organization designed to produce an annual series of…

2014/2015 Series of Uncommon Voices

Sponsored by Nazareth College and Alan Cameros Colson WhiteheadThursday, October 9, 2014Underwritten by: Thomson Reuters Mitchell DavisThursday, November 6, 2014Underwritten by: Parkleigh Zadie SmithThursday, December 4, 2014Underwritten by: Barbara and John Lovenheim Erik LarsonThursday, March 19, 2015Underwritten by: Rochester Brain & Spine Neurosurgery and Pain Management Rachel KushnerThursday, April 16, 2015Underwritten by: Steven G. Schwartz/Wealth Design Servicesand Alice M. Tariot MD PC…