We are an historic and vibrant, Philadelphia-centered and member-supported circulating library, research archive, and cultural forum dedicated to harnessing our resources — our expert staff, our collections of books, art and architecture treasures, and our National Historic Landmark Building — to strengthen our growing urban community through cultural engagement and fellowship.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

eventConcert
September 26 at 3:00 PM
Sunday In The Square: A Musical Celebration
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia & Independence National Historical Park
eventFilm Screening
September 27 at 2:00 PM
MONDAY MOVIE MATINEE: The High Sign (1921) and Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
Carrie Rickey
eventSpeaker Series
September 30 at 6:00 PM
The Shrimp Fights Back: Napko, Eagle, and Korean Independence Movement, 1941-1945
Brian Masaru Hayashi
eventFirst Friday
October 1 at 5:00 PM
Inspired Sound Exhibition and Panel
Joseph E.B. Elliott
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The Athenaeum of Philadelphia operates the Regional Digital Imaging Center (RDIC), which provides digital imaging and printing services to members and clients, featuring a Cruse CS 220 ST model scanner. LEARN MORE

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