2018 Hamptons Institute: Plastics Pollution - Guild Hall
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2018 Hamptons Institute:
Plastics Pollution

Alec Baldwin, Naomi Oreskes, Alex Soros, Rhea Suh, David Rattray by Richard Lewin 2017

Event Category:
Monday, August 6
7PM - 9PM
$25 - $55

Eligible for Student Rush Tickets

Tickets $25/$23 GH Members – $55/$53 GH Members

VIP Ticket $500, includes premium seating and post-performance garden reception with the Panelists

158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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Plastics Pollution: Every minute a garbage truck full of plastics is dumped in the oceans around the world. Our panel will review the current situation and enlighten us on what we can do now to reverse the tide on this increasing threat to our waterways.

Alec Baldwin, Moderator
Dr. Barbara Hendrie, Director, North America-UN Environment
Dune Ives, Director, Lonely Whale
Tierney Thys, PhD, Marine Biologist, Science Educator, and National Geographic explorer

We are excited to announce our thought-provoking 2018 Hamptons Institute! Producers Alec Baldwin and Tracy Marshall are committed to compelling, insightful, and balanced conversations by top experts in their fields.

Join Alec Baldwin and expert panelists on three Mondays in August at 7pm for lively discussions about the social, cultural, environmental and political impact of these current issues and movements in our communities.

Plastics Pollution

Monday, August 6 at 7pm


The #MeToo Movement

Monday, August 13 at 7pm


The Opioid Epidemic

Monday, August 20 at 7pm


VIP tickets:

Purchase a VIP ticket and guarantee your place. Each VIP ticket includes premium seating and a post-program reception in Guild Hall’s Minikes Garden with the producers and panelists.

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Hamptons Institute Sponsors:

We invite you to become a sponsor of the Hamptons Institute for $5,000, which includes 4 premium tickets to each program, a post-program reception in Guild Hall’s Minikes Garden with the producers and panelists, and reserved parking for these sell-out programs. You will be recognized each evening for your generosity in making possible this important Guild Hall programming.

To become a sponsor or for questions or updates on speakers and topics, please contact the Development office or call  631-324-0806, extension 20

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Event Sponsors

Lead Sponsors: Bradhering Kalouria Foundation and The Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation
Co-Sponsors: Joyce Menschel, Leila Straus, and the New York Council for the Humanities
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