An Evening with Temple Grandin

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We're sorry, but this event is sold out and the waitlist is full. Standby tickets may be available on a first-come, first served basis the night of the event. We encourage you to check the theater website closer to the date for further updates. Thank you and see You on June 21!

For information about accessibility, such as wheelchairs and ASL, please visit the Accessibility Page on the CCC website. Requests for ASL interpretation must be received fourteen (14) days before the event.

Manitowoc Public Library is delighted to present "An Evening with Temple Grandin." The evening will feature an onstage interview with Dr. Grandin, followed by a Q&A session, and a book signing.  To submit a question for the Q&A session, simply email your question to by June 20. Copies of Dr. Grandin's books will be available for purchase.  Please be aware the event will not be livestreamed.  "An Evening with Temple Grandin" is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of Manitowoc Public Library and Visit Manitowoc.

Globally-known for her work in autism education and animal behavior, Dr. Grandin is the New York Times bestselling author of several published books, in addition to numerous academic works on animal behavior.  She has been interviewed on media outlets such as CBS, ABC, the Today Show, and was the subject of an Emmy award-winning HBO film, Temple Grandin.

Travel, Dining & More!

Should you be traveling to Manitowoc from out-of-town for this event and are looking to arrange overnight accommodations for this event, we have arranged for a block of rooms at a special rate to be secured at The Inn on Maritime Bay, Ascend Hotel Collection (located minutes walking or driving from the theater). Should you be interested in reserving a room, click HERE or call 920-682-7000.

Should you choose to dine out prior to attending this event, please be aware that Court House Pub (a one-block walk from Capitol Civic Centre) will generously be offering a "Dining Enhancement!" For each table with at least one patron that presents their ticket to see Temple Grandin, Court House Pub will add an order of their award-winning, critically-acclaimed cheese curds to that table's dinner purchase FREE of charge!

One final item: while in Manitowoc, make sure to stop in at Manitowoc Public Library to take in the “American Farmer” exhibition. This exhibit, a Program of ExhibitsUSA, a national division of Mid-America Arts Alliance and the National Endowment for the Arts, celebrates the living spirit of our heartland through the faces and voices of the people who keep it alive. Featuring forty-five full-color and black-and-white portraits and interviews with farmers across the United States—from cattle ranchers to strawberry growers—“American Farmer” tells the honest and inspiring stories of the true stewards of our land. For more details regarding this phenomenal exhibit, click HERE.