In partnership with the 92nd Street Y’s 7 Days of Genius, this series of events invites the public to consider what genius is, why it matters, and how it evolves. Luminaries from the worlds of science, technology, religion, art, music, film, literature and business will explore genius in its many manifestations.


Michio Kaku

March 3, 2015 • 7:00 pm ET
The theoretical physicist tackles the most complex object in the known universe, the human brain, on the occasion of the paperback release of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Future of the Mind.

CANCELED – Creative Matters

March 5, 2015 • 7:00 pm ET
Community affairs leader Bill Drayton, choreographer and dancer Liz Lerman, and public health expert John Rich - three MacArthur "genius grant" recipients - discuss their pioneering work and the power of...

The Genius of Shabbat

March 13, 2015 • 6:30 pm ET
Musical and interactive service with Rabbi Shira and musician Sheldon Low. Discover the genius of slowing down in our increasingly fast-paced world.