Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs, Einstein: His Life and Universe, CEO of the Aspen Institute, former Chairman of CNN, and managing editor of Time magazine will deliver the 2014 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities on May 12th at 7:30 PM at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
The annual lecture, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), is the most prestigious honor the federal government bestows for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.
Tickets to the 2014 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities are free of charge and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis through this online registration form only. Ticket requests cannot be accepted over the phone or by email.
Due to the high demand for tickets for the Jefferson Lecture, ticket requests will be limited to two tickets per email address. Please note that TicketLeap receipts are proof of registration only, and do not in themselves constitute a ticket to the May 12th Jefferson Lecture.
Actual tickets may be picked up (using either photo ID or a TicketLeap receipt) at an NEH Will Call table in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on May 12th immediately prior to the lecture, between 5:30 -7:30 PM. All tickets that have not been claimed by 7:30 PM on May 12th will be released on a first-come first-served basis to individuals waiting in a stand-by queue.
The May 12th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities with Walter Isaacson will be live-streamed at www.NEH.gov. NEH invites individuals unable to attend to watch the event online, and join the national conversation about the humanities and the sciences using the hashtag #JeffLec2014.