The Monadnock region is home to a variety of organizations that host cultural speakers, providing a rich and engaging experience for visitors and residents alike. Each year, the MacDowell Colony hosts its Medal Day event, which honors distinguished artists and thinkers from around the world and features a keynote address from a renowned cultural figure. In addition, the region offers a range of forums and lecture series throughout the year, covering topics in the arts, humanities, and sciences. From talks by visiting authors and scholars to performances by acclaimed musicians and theater troupes, there's always something stimulating and thought-provoking happening in the Monadnock region.