Learn from the Best: On-Demand

With 5+ educational and entertaining livestream videos every week, we’re constantly adding great lectures to our library. Below are some recent additions as well as some student favorites. You can browse by category or by typing some keywords into the search bar to the left. Access to all recorded lectures comes standard with our membership, click here to learn more.

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Category : Arts

8 Books That Changed the World
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College
08/14/2019

A Grand Tour of Italy
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College
08/14/2019

A Sinatra Centennial: What Made Ol' Blue Eyes Great?
Anna Celenza – Georgetown University
08/14/2019

An Evening with Leonardo da Vinci
Kenneth Bartlett – University of Toronto
08/14/2019

Beethoven and The Beatles: Hearing the Connection
Michael Alec Rose – Vanderbilt University
08/14/2019

The Genius of Beethoven's Symphonies
Thomas Kelly – Harvard University
08/14/2019

Five Films That Changed America
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
08/14/2019

Four Foreign Film Masterpieces
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College
11/05/2019

Four Memorable Musicals that Changed Broadway
Sean Hartley – Kaufman Music Center
08/14/2019

From Page to Stage: How Books and Ideas Transform into Musicals
Sean Hartley – Kaufman Music Center
01/21/2020

Gershwin, Ellington and the Search for the American Sound
Anna Celenza – Georgetown University
08/14/2019

How to Listen to (And Appreciate) Great Music
Orin Grossman – Fairfield University
08/14/2019

How to Watch Movies Like a Film Professor
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
08/14/2019

Jewish Broadway: From Shtetl to Sondheim
Stephen Whitfield – Brandeis University
08/14/2019

Masterpieces of Art that Changed All the Rules
Denise Budd – Columbia University
10/29/2019

Music and Theater: Past, Present and Future
Leon Botstein – President of Bard College and Music Director of the American Symphony Orchestra
08/14/2019

Nobody Does it Better: Jewish Musicians Who Influenced Pop Culture
Orin Grossman – Fairfield University
11/12/2019

Reinventing English
Seth Lerer – University of California at San Diego
08/14/2019

The Artistic Genius of Michelangelo
Tina Rivers Ryan – Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo), Formerly Columbia University
05/12/2020

The Beatles, The Sixties and Popular Culture
Jeremy Yudkin – Boston University
08/14/2019

The Four Greatest American Films Ever
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
11/05/2019

The Musical Genius of Mozart
Craig Wright – Yale University
11/06/2019

The Presidents' Book Club: Books that Shaped Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt and others
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College
08/14/2019

The Story of America in 12 Films
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
08/14/2019

The Story of America in 7 Books
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College
03/20/2020

The Three Greatest Films in American Cinema
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
10/03/2019

Three Musical Masterpieces Every Music Lover Should Listen To
Orin Grossman – Fairfield University
10/31/2019

Three Musical Masterpieces that Changed America
Anna Celenza – Georgetown University
08/14/2019

What Makes Great Movies Great?
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
08/14/2019

The Artistic Genius of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo
Denise Budd – Columbia University
08/14/2019

Four Musical Masterpieces That Changed America
Anna Celenza – Georgetown University
08/14/2019

The Musicals of Stephen Sondheim: An Insider's Look at His Hits and Misses
Sean Hartley – Kaufman Music Center
09/20/2019

The Literary Genius of Shakespeare
Seth Lerer – University of California at San Diego
08/14/2019

Three Films that Changed America
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
03/07/2020

The Power of Literature in a Time of Crisis
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College
03/26/2020

What Would da Vinci be doing Right Now?
Denise Budd – Columbia University
03/29/2020

Stealing Art: How Thieves Do It, and How They (Sometimes) Get Caught
Robert Wittman – FBI
04/16/2020

Musicals That Changed Broadway (and Where It’s Headed Next)
Sean Hartley – Kaufman Music Center
04/18/2020

America's Five Greatest Films
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
04/21/2020

The Artistic Genius of Leonardo da Vinci
Denise Budd – Columbia University
05/06/2020

Literary Genius of Shakespeare
Seth Lerer – University of California at San Diego
05/06/2020

George Gershwin and His Remarkable Musical Masterpiece
Orin Grossman – Fairfield University
05/13/2020

Rediscovering the Genius of Picasso
Nicole Woods – Notre Dame
05/28/2020

Reel Justice: Truth and Trickery in Courtroom Movies
Paul Bergman
05/18/2020

The President's Book Club: What Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and FDR read for guidance
Joseph Luzzi – Bard College
05/19/2020

Modern Art 101: Édouard Manet, Father of Modern Painting
Tina Rivers Ryan – Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo), Formerly Columbia University
05/29/2020

The Story of America in Film
Marc Lapadula – Yale University
05/26/2020