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

eventSocial Event
Monday, February 26 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday
eventFirst Friday
Friday, March 1 at 5:00 PM
A Visual History of Photography in Philadelphia
eventSocial Event
Saturday, March 2 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle
eventFilm Screening
Monday, March 4 at 2:00 PM
Babette's Feast (1987)
Carrie Rickey
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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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