Amateur Hour is a series of the Institute Library created by Joshua Foer and Jack Hitt, exploring the passions and pursuits of America’s most inspiring fanatics, obsessives, tinkerers, and collectors.
Calling all “Amateurs”
Have an idea for an Amateur Hour?
Tell us more about yourself or the amateurs in your life.
Write to us if you’ve got a person in mind who is fond of or admires something at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on the posters below and choose “view details” at right, for more information on past Amateur Hours. Many of these posters, autographed by the speakers and presenters, are available for purchase at the Institute Library. All Amateur Hour posters were designed by Design Monsters, New Haven CT.
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