Arts and Minds: Conversations in New York – Interintellect x Museum Mile

Higher Ground Education and Interintellect are pleased to present a series of in-person salons at Guidepost Museum Mile. The discussions will feature some of Interintellect’s best event hosts, and welcome Museum Mile parents, middle school students, as well as local members of the Interintellect community.

Higher Ground is the largest and fastest-growing network of Montessori schools in the world, with Guidepost Museum Mile as their flagship campus. Interintellect is a global intellectuals’ community, reinventing the French literary salon in a virtual world.

RSVP for our upcoming events below.

Date & TimeTopic
March 21, 2024Expansive Conversations – Sowing Seeds

Join writer and meditation teacher, Grace Bialecki, for the next episode of a new New York City IRL series, ‘Expansive Conversations,’ where we’ll discuss poetry, authenticity, and self-actualization.
March 21, 2024Design for Emergence and the Future of Learning

What can LEGO bricks teach us about the human mind? Join researcher and technologist Kasey Klimes live in New York City for a conversation that will explore design for emergence as an alternative to user-centered design and its implications for the expansion of human intelligence.
March 22, 2024In This Economy? 7: Recessions and the Confusing Part of Vibes

Join writer and creator Kyla Scanlon to better understand what does the vibecession mean, how and why do we perceive the economy, and the emotional processing of our surroundings!
April 17, 2024In This Economy? 8: Labor Market

Join writer and creator Kyla Scanlon to better understand what does the vibecession mean, how and why do we perceive the economy, and the emotional processing of our surroundings!
April 25, 2024Expansive Conversations – Beginner’s Mind

How do you move through the world? And is there a way to see our daily routine with new eyes? This month, we’ll explore the concept of “beginner’s mind” by reading an excerpt from Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet.
May 15, 2024In This Economy? 9: Wage Growth and Wage Inequality

Join writer and creator Kyla Scanlon to better understand what does the vibecession mean, how and why do we perceive the economy, and the emotional processing of our surroundings!
May 16, 2024Expansive Conversations – May Theme TBA

Expansive Conversations is a chance to connect with the NYC Interintellect community, share ideas and inspiration, and expand your creative practice. Hosted by poet, workshop facilitator, and meditation teacher, Grace Bialecki.
June 19, 2024In This Economy? 10: Inflation

Join writer and creator Kyla Scanlon to better understand what does the vibecession mean, how and why do we perceive the economy, and the emotional processing of our surroundings!
June 20, 2024Expansive Conversations – June Theme TBA

Expansive Conversations is a chance to connect with the NYC Interintellect community, share ideas and inspiration, and expand your creative practice. Hosted by poet, workshop facilitator, and meditation teacher, Grace Bialecki.
July 17, 2024In This Economy? 11: Supply and Demand

Join writer and creator Kyla Scanlon to better understand what does the vibecession mean, how and why do we perceive the economy, and the emotional processing of our surroundings!

Previous Events: 

February 22, 2024: In This Economy? 6. The Vibes Economy

February 15, 2024: Expansive Conversations – Getting Quiet

February 15, 2024: Inside the Emerging Psychedelic Underground in China

January 25, 2024: Realistic Love: An Interintellect Valentine’s Day Special of Philosophy and Emotion

January 18, 2024: Expansive Conversations – Becoming

December 21, 2023: In This Economy? 5. Economic Theories

December 21, 2023: Expansive Conversations – A Holiday Gathering

November 16, 2023: In This Economy? 4. How Do We Measure the Economy?

September 27, 2023: In This Economy? 2. Monetary Policy

August 16, 2023: In This Economy? 1. The Economic Kingdom and Fiscal Policy

June 10, 2023: Where is the Recession?

May 20, 2023: IRL social in an increasingly digital age: what does IRL offer uniquely?

May 13, 2023: The Magic of Cello: History, Technique, and Voice of an Enchanting Instrument

May 6, 2023: In Transition: How we Navigate the Messy Middle Between Endings and New Beginnings

  • Host: Jason Shen (serial founder & executive coach)

April 29, 2023: Studying Music on Your Own Terms

March 25, 2023: Dynamic New York: Transplants and Transformation in the City

March 18, 2023: The Evolving Dynamics of Talent

  • Host: Linus Lu (startup operator, writer, and talent investor)

March 11, 2023: A Self-Compassion Workshop: We Are Not Alone

February 25, 2023: Thesis Festival, in partnership with Every Magazine

February 18, 2023: An Investigation Into Main Character Energy

January 14, 2023: Building to Last – An Exploration of the Abundance Mindset and Optimism about the Future

January 8, 2023: How To: Flirt with the World

  • Hosts: Ms. G (flirting coach and creativity midwife)

December 10, 2022: The Power of Self Actualization

December 3, 2022: Expect the Unexpected – The Art of Complex Systems and Thinking Across Scales

November 12, 2022: Conversations with Composers – The Science and Practice of Writing Music