Lenox: The Mount to host special events in January


The Mount, the home of Edith Wharton, will honor Edith Wharton this January with three special events showcasing Wharton in current-day context.

The first event will feature pop culture journalist David Kamp for a discussion titled "From The House of Mirth to The House of Crawley: Downton Abbey Hits The Mount" at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.

The second event, "Society, Scandal, and Double Standards," is a reading and discussion with bestselling author Francesca Segal at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23.

The final event, "Fifty Shades of Lily: Wharton, Art, and Popular Culture" is a talk by Wharton scholar Emily Orlando at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.

The events will take place in the Drawing Room of The Mount. Tickets are $5 to $10, but are free for Mount members.

Space is limited, and reservations are recommended. Visit EdithWharton.org or call (413) 551-5100 to purchase tickets.


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