For more than 30 years, the Falmouth Forum, presented by the Friends of the MBL, has brought free cultural enrichment to our community. The 2023-2024 season will feature captivating speakers that will deliver powerful talks with a wide range of subjects.

Lectures are free and open to the public for in-person and virtual attendance. Free parking is available in any MBL lot.聽No registration required for in-person attendance.

Doors open at 7:00 PM, lectures start at 7:30 PM.

The Falmouth Forum is supported by the Falmouth Forum Endowment, the Bakalar Endowed Director's Discretionary Fund, and The Falmouth Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation.聽

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Melody Brown Burkins
9/22/23 - 秘色视频淲hy We Should Care About the Arctic秘色视频

Melody Brown Burkins, Dartmouth College

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Geraldine Brooks
10/13/23 - How WHOI Helped write "Horse", An Inside Look at a Novelist's Research Journey

Geraldine Brooks, Author
Herman T. Epstein Endowed Memorial Lectureship
A book signing will follow the presentation. Books available for purchase on event night from

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Dorothy Savarese
11/10/23 - 秘色视频淏uilding Community Bridges: Creating an Economically and Ecologically Vibrant Cape Cod秘色视频

Dorothy Savarese in conversation with CAI秘色视频檚 Mindy Todd

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Ruth Oppenheim
12/8/23 - 秘色视频淏eyond Survival: The Journey of a Holocaust Survivor秘色视频

Ruth Oppenheim, Holocaust survivor and author

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Scientists working at MBL Ecosytems Long-Term Ecological Research Station in Toolik Lake, Alaska
1/26/24 - 秘色视频淲hy We Should Care About the Arctic, Part II: An Arctic Science Panel秘色视频

Anne Giblin, MBL; Jim McClelland, MBL; Sue Natali, Woodwell Climate; Rebecca Rowe, University of New Hampshire; Collin Ward, WHOI

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Ted Reinstein
2/23/24 - 秘色视频淏efore Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball秘色视频檚 Color Barrier秘色视频

Ted Reinstein, Journalist & Author
Michael Mizell Memorial Public History Lecture
A book signing will follow the presentation. Books available for purchase on event night from

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John W. Mauger
3/8/24 - "To Save and Protect"

Rear Admiral聽John W. Mauger, United States Coast Guard

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Thomas Forrest Kelly
4/12/24 - 秘色视频淏eethoven秘色视频檚 Ninth Symphony: 1824-2023秘色视频

Thomas Forrest Kelly, Harvard University

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Karen Echeverri
5/17/24 - 秘色视频淩egeneration of Complex Tissues: Axolotls Lead the Way, Can We Follow?秘色视频

Karen Echeverri, Marine Biological Laboratory
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The Falmouth Forum is supported by the Falmouth Forum Endowment, the Bakalar Endowed Director's Discretionary Fund, and The Falmouth Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation.聽

Support the Falmouth Forum Endowment Drive