Events – Past

PAST EVENTS
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 22 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Blanche de Castille
Eric Simonis
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Book Club
Tuesday, May 21 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven
Lee Rodgers
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 15 at 6:00 PM
Philadelphia and the Origins of Modern Advertising
Jennifer Black
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Discussion Group
Tuesday, May 14 at 10:00 AM
Socrates Cafe
Gil Feinberg
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Concert
Friday, May 10 at 5:45 PM
Allegro Presents: Trio Con Variazioni
Min-Young Kim: violin, Meng Wang: viola, Clancy Newman: cello
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Film Screening
Monday, May 6 at 2:00 PM
Hester Street (1975)
Carrie Rickey
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 1 at 2:00 PM
Scandal on the Dance Floor: Mixed Dancing and Jewish Modernity
Sonia Gollance
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Film Screening
Monday, April 29 at 2:00 PM
A New Leaf (1971)
Carrie Rickey
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Book Talk
Wednesday, April 24 at 6:00 PM
The Lost Subways of North America
Jake Berman
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Speaker Series
Friday, April 19 at 3:00 PM
Taste of the Opera: Madame Butterfly
Dr. Lily Kass
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Book Club
Tuesday, April 16 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo
Enaj Leotaud
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Special Event
Monday, April 15 at 6:00 PM
Annual Meeting of Shareholders

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Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 PM
The Last Ships from Hamburg: Business, Rivalry, and the Race to Save Russia's Jews on the Eve of World War I
Steven Ujifusa
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 10 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Aliénor d’Aquitaine
Eric Simonis
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Discussion Group
Tuesday, April 9 at 10:00 AM
Socrates Cafe
Gil Feinberg
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Film Screening
Monday, April 8 at 2:00 PM
Daisies (1966)
Carrie Rickey
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Social Event
Saturday, April 6 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, April 5 at 5:00 PM
April’s First Friday: Game Night 🎲♠

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Book Club
Thursday, April 4 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Face of Greed by James L'Etoile
Lois Reibach
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Gallery Tour
Wednesday, April 3 at 12:00 PM
Orbis, The Natural World: Gallery Talk
Elayne Bryn
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Speaker Series
Thursday, March 28 at 6:00 PM
Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape: Deep Roots, Continuing Legacy
Amy Cohen
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Course
Thursday, March 21 through
Thursday, May 2 at 6:00 PM
The Design of Suburban Philadelphia: Past, Present, and Future
Kevin Block & Greg Prichard
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Concert
Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 PM
Rachel’s Mandolin
Duo Mantar
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Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 12 at 10:00 AM
Socrates Cafe
Gil Feinberg
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Film Screening
Monday, March 11 at 2:00 PM
The Artist (2011)
Carrie Rickey
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Discussion Group
Monday, March 11 at 1:00 PM
Intermediate Spanish Conversation Group

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Book Club
Thursday, March 7 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Moving Target by Ross Macdonald
Lois Reibach
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Gallery Tour
Wednesday, March 6 at 12:00 PM
Orbis, The Natural World: Gallery Talk
Elayne Bryn
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Film Screening
Monday, March 4 at 2:00 PM
Babette's Feast (1987)
Carrie Rickey
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The Salon
Monday, March 4 at 5:00 PM
Philadelphia: Strengths and Prospects
Governor Tom Wolf
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Social Event
Saturday, March 2 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, March 1 at 5:00 PM
A Visual History of Photography in Philadelphia

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Social Event
Monday, February 26 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Speaker Series
Wednesday, February 21 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Guy de Maupassant
Eric Simonis
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 PM
When the United States Spoke French
Francois Furstenberg
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Book Club
Tuesday, February 20 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Marcia Ruberg
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Discussion Group
Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 AM
Socrates Cafe
Gil Feinberg
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Social Event
Monday, February 12 at 5:30 PM
Young Friends Event - From the Heart: A Valentines Crafting Night

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Course
Saturday, February 10 through
Saturday, March 16 at 11:00 AM
Introduction to Comics and the Graphic Novel
Matt Madden
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Concert
Friday, February 9 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Music Presents Dances from Tango to Apache: Maurice Ravel, Astor Piazzolla, Jacques Ibert, Katherine Hoover, Mimi Stillman
Mimi Stillman and Gideon Whitehead
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, February 7 at 6:00 PM
Into Our Third Century: Historical Society of Pennsylvania at 200
David R. Brigham
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Social Event
Saturday, February 3 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, February 2 at 5:00 PM
Orbis, The Natural World
Elayne Bryn
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Book Club
Thursday, February 1 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: To Catch a Storm by Mindy Mejia
Lois Reibach
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Speaker Series
Monday, January 29 at 6:00 PM
Empires of Ruins: America, Chernobyl, and the New Future of Ruins
Miles Orvell
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Youth Program
Saturday, January 27 through
Saturday, February 10 at 10:30 AM
Teen Writing Seminar
Cordelia Frances Biddle
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Social Event
Thursday, January 25 at 5:00 PM
New Member Reception

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Social Event
Monday, January 22 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Speaker Series
Wednesday, January 17 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Émile Zola
Eric Simonis
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Book Club
Tuesday, January 16 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Lee Rodgers
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Course
Thursday, January 11 through
Thursday, February 8 at 10:30 AM
Listening to Voices: Writing Workshop
Cordelia Frances Biddle
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Discussion Group
Tuesday, January 9 at 10:00 AM
Socrates Cafe
Gil Feinberg
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Social Event
Saturday, January 6 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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Gallery Tour
Friday, January 5 at 2:30 PM
Blazing the Trail Gallery Talk
Kevin Block
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Gallery Tour
Friday, January 5 at 5:30 PM
Blazing the Trail Gallery Talk
Kevin Block
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Book Club
Thursday, January 4 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Beast In View by Margaret Millar
Lois Reibach
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Book Club
Tuesday, December 19 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Filthy Rich Politicians by Matt K Lewis
Enaj Leotaud
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Social Event
Monday, December 18 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Speaker Series
Tuesday, December 12 at 6:00 PM
Urban Legend: The Life and Legacy of C. Emlen Urban
Gregg Scott
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Book Club
Thursday, December 7 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
Lois Reibach
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Speaker Series
Monday, December 4 at 6:00 PM
Philadelphia Jazz History Comes Alive with Photographs and Stories
Suzanne Cloud and Diane Turner
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Social Event
Saturday, December 2 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, December 1 at 5:00 PM
Holiday Card Collaging

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Film Screening
Wednesday, November 29 at 5:30 PM
Peter Bogdanovich's Unreleased Squirrels to the Nuts
James Kenney and Carrie Rickey
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Book Club
Tuesday, November 21 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Trust the Plan by Will Sommer
Marcia Ruberg
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Concert
Friday, November 17 at 6:00 PM
When Art and Architecture Meets Music

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Speaker Series
Wednesday, November 15 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Gustave Flaubert
Eric Simonis
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Speaker Series
Friday, November 10 through
Saturday, November 11
Documentation by Design Symposium

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Social Event
Saturday, November 4 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, November 3 at 5:00 PM
Blazing the Trail and Peterson Prize Opening

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Book Club
Thursday, November 2 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
Lois Reibach
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Social Event
Monday, October 30 at 5:00 PM
Society Hill Towers Open House

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Speaker Series
Monday, October 23 at 6:00 PM
The Changing Role of Museums
Christopher Woods
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Concert
Friday, October 20 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents: Autumn Spells Violin & Viola Duo
Luosha Fang and Shannon Lee
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Special Event
Thursday, October 19 at 1:45 PM
2023 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards

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Book Club
Tuesday, October 17 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma by Claire Dederer
Tess Galen
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Film Screening
Monday, October 16 at 2:00 PM
Notorious (1946)
Carrie Rickey
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Social Event
Monday, October 16 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Speaker Series
Wednesday, October 11 at 6:00 PM
Art and Architecture Award Winners In Conversation
John Lobell and Laura Wolf-Powers with Richardson Dilworth
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Film Screening
Monday, October 9 at 2:00 PM
Spellbound (1944)
Carrie Rickey
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Social Event
Saturday, October 7 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, October 6 at 5:00 PM
Poor Persis: The Tender Mercies of Victorian Mourning
Holly Trostle Brigham and Angela Alaimo O’Donnell
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Book Club
Thursday, October 5 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Last Dance by Mark Billingham
Lois Reibach
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Noon Talk
Wednesday, October 4 at 12:00 PM
Archaeology In and Of the City: Why Bother?
Rebecca Yamin
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, October 4 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Honore de Balzac
Eric Simonis
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Film Screening
Monday, October 2 at 2:00 PM
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Carrie Rickey
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Special Event
Sunday, October 1 through
Tuesday, October 31
Member Appreciation Month

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Concert
Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 PM
3rd Annual Sunday in the Square

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Speaker Series
Tuesday, September 19 at 3:30 PM
Taste of the Opera: Simon Boccanegra
Dr. Lily Kass
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Social Event
Monday, September 18 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Speaker Series
Thursday, September 14 at 6:00 PM
Athenaeum Literary Award Presentation: After the Ivory Tower Falls
Will Bunch
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Social Event
Monday, September 11 at 5:30 PM
Athenaeum Young Friends x Club Connection Book Swap

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Youth Program
Saturday, September 9 at 11:00 AM
Opera Storybook Time
Dr. Christine Jobson
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Book Club
Thursday, September 7 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The White Lady by Jacqueline Winspear
Lois Reibach
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, August 23 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: La Bataille de Bouvines
Eric Simonis
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Film Screening
Tuesday, August 22 at 2:00 PM
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
George Strimel
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Social Event
Monday, August 21 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Book Club
Tuesday, August 15 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Trust by Hernan Diaz
Lee Rodgers
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Film Screening
Tuesday, August 8 at 2:00 PM
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
George Strimel
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Social Event
Saturday, August 5 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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Book Club
Thursday, August 3 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Lavender House by Lev A.C. Rosen
Lois Reibach
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Film Screening
Tuesday, July 25 at 2:00 PM
The Great McGinty (1940)
George Strimel
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Special Event
Friday, July 21 at 4:00 PM
HYPHEN-ONE A Modern Renaissance of Organized Chaos Gallery Opening

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Book Club
Tuesday, July 18 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
Marcia Ruberg
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Social Event
Monday, July 17 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Speaker Series
Friday, July 14 at 6:00 PM
The Indigenous Origins of the American Revolution
Ned Blackhawk
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Course
Thursday, July 13 at 10:30 AM
Writing Workshop
Cordelia Frances Biddle
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, July 12 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: La Bataille d’Azincourt
Eric Simonis
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Film Screening
Tuesday, July 11 at 2:00 PM
The Good Fairy (1935)
George Strimel
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Book Club
Thursday, July 6 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: No One Will Miss Her by Kat Rosenfield
Lois Reibach
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Social Event
Saturday, July 1 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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Social Event
Monday, June 26 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Film Screening
Thursday, June 22 at 6:00 PM
Screening of The Automat plus Q&A with the Director
Lisa Hurwitz
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Gallery Tour
Wednesday, June 21 at 12:00 PM
The View from Washington Square
Bruce Laverty
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Book Club
Tuesday, June 20 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan M. Metzl
Enaj Leotaud
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Speaker Series
Saturday, June 17 at 1:00 PM
Juneteenth: Celebrating Literary and Artistic Freedom
Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati, Gordon C. James, Shadra Strickland, and EB Lewis
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Social Event
Wednesday, June 14 at 5:00 PM
New Members' Reception

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Speaker Series
Tuesday, June 13 at 1:00 PM
Disunion Among Ourselves: The Perilous Politics of the American Revolution
Eli Merritt
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Concert
Friday, June 9 at 6:00 PM
Classic Guitar Soirée
Hao Yang
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, June 6 at 12:00 PM
5 Things You Need To Know About Collecting Contemporary Art
Alex Conner
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Social Event
Saturday, June 3 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, June 2 at 5:00 PM
Meet Me At The Automat Pop Up

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Book Club
Thursday, June 1 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Last Bus to Woodstock by Colin Dexter
Lois Reibach
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Film Screening
Monday, May 22 at 2:00 PM
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Carrie Rickey
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Social Event
Monday, May 22 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Concert
Friday, May 19 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents: A Travelogue with Song and Accordion
Chrystal E. Williams, mezzo and Felipe Hostins, accordion
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Book Club
Tuesday, May 16 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Beautiful Boy by David Sheff
Tess Galen
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Speaker Series
Monday, May 15 at 6:00 PM
A New Library for a New Age: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia as a Model Library in 1814 & Today
Beth Hessel
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00 PM
Why Ornament Matters
Witold Rybczynski
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Film Screening
Monday, May 8 at 2:00 PM
In a Lonely Place (1950)
Carrie Rickey
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Social Event
Saturday, May 6 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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Gallery Tour
Friday, May 5 at 4:00 PM
The View from Washington Square
Bruce Laverty
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First Friday
Friday, May 5 at 5:00 PM
The Wild Flowers of Mary Vaux Walcott

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Book Club
Thursday, May 4 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: 1989 by Val McDermid
Lois Reibach
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Film Screening
Monday, May 1 at 2:00 PM
Out of the Past (1947)
Carrie Rickey
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Speaker Series
Thursday, April 27 at 3:00 PM
Taste of the Opera: La Bohème
Dr. Lily Kass
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 26 at 6:00 PM
Who Hears Here? On Black Music, Pasts and Present
Guthrie P. Ramsey
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Book Club
Tuesday, April 25 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
Beth Hessel
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Social Event
Monday, April 24 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 19 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: La Bataille d'Hastings
Eric Simonis
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Special Event
Monday, April 17 at 6:00 PM
208th Annual Meeting

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Gallery Tour
Saturday, April 15 at 12:00 PM
The View from Washington Square
Bruce Laverty
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, April 11 at 12:00 PM
Printing with Plates in Early 19th Century America: Mathew Carey and the Stereotype Bible Marketplace
Jeffrey Makala
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Book Club
Thursday, April 6 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Under a Veiled Moon by Karen Odden
Lois Reibach
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Social Event
Saturday, April 1 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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Gallery Tour
Thursday, March 30 at 12:00 PM
The View from Washington Square
Bruce Laverty
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, March 29 at 6:00 PM
South of South Street
Will Brown
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Social Event
Monday, March 27 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday

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Course
Monday, March 27 at 6:30 PM
Architecture and History of North Philadelphia (Hosted by the Wagner)
Bruce Laverty
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Special Event
Sunday, March 26 at 1:00 PM
Athenaeum Photoshoot

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Concert
Friday, March 24 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents: An Evening with Johann Sebastian Bach
Lingyu Dong, violin
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Book Club
Tuesday, March 21 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: The Invisible Kingdom by Meghan O'Rourke
Marcia Ruberg
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Speaker Series
Thursday, March 16 at 6:00 PM
Encounters with Ouida
Jesse R. Erickson, Astor Curator of Printed Books & Bindings
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Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, March 9 at 6:00 PM
Bibliography, Bibliomania, and Bibliophilia in the Nineteenth Century
Denise Gigante
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, March 8 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Charles Martel
Eric Simonis
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Social Event
Saturday, March 4 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle

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First Friday
Friday, March 3 at 5:00 PM
First Friday: Mapadelphia

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Book Club
Thursday, March 2 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Hotel Cartagena
Lois Reibach
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Special Event
Monday, February 27 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday
Staff
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Concert
Friday, February 24 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents: The Magic of Mandolin and Harpsichord
Ekaterina Skliar and Anna Kislitsyna
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Book Club
Tuesday, February 21 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee
Enaj Leotaud
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Special Event
Saturday, February 18 at 11:00 AM
Open Collage Hours
Natalie Gearin
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Special Event
Monday, February 13 at 5:00 PM
Member Monday
Staff
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Youth Program
Saturday, February 11 at 11:00 AM
Explore Philadelphia!
The Geography Lady, Alycia Larson
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Noon Talk
Friday, February 10 at 12:00 PM
The Many Resurrections of Henry Box Brown
Martha Cutter
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Virtual Speaker Series
Monday, February 6 at 6:00 PM
Mutinous Women: How French Convicts Became Founding Mothers of the Gulf Coast
Joan DeJean and Kathleen DuVal
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Special Event
Saturday, February 4 at 11:00 AM
Knitting Circle
Christina Doe
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First Friday
Friday, February 3 at 5:00 PM
Artist Pop Up
Diane Vaughn
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Book Club
Thursday, February 2 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter
Lois Reibach
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, February 1 at 6:00 PM
A Voice in the Wilderness: How Evolution Can Help Us Solve Our Biggest Problems
Joseph L. Graves, Jr.
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Special Event
Thursday, January 26 at 3:00 PM
Taste of the Opera: Carmina Burana + Credo
Dr. Lily Kass
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, January 25 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Vercingétorix: La Bataille d’Alésia
Eric Simonis
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Concert
Wednesday, January 25 at 6:00 PM
Classic Guitar Soirée
Celil Refik Kaya
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, January 24 at 12:00 PM
University City: History, Race, and Community in the Era of the Innovation District
Laura Wolf-Powers
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Speaker Series
Thursday, January 19 at 6:00 PM
Good Cop, Bad Cop: Matisse and His Publishers
John Bidwell
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Course
Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00 PM
19th Century Movements for Prison Reform and Anti-Slavery
Beth Hessel
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Book Club
Tuesday, January 17 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
Beth Hessel
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Special Event
Tuesday, January 17 at 5:00 PM
New Members' Reception
Staff
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Special Event
Friday, January 6 at 5:15 PM
Lighting Ceremony
Staff
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First Friday
Friday, January 6 at 5:00 PM
Drawing with Scissors: Collaging with Matisse Workshop
Athenaeum Staff
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Book Club
Thursday, January 5 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: A Long Night in Paris
Lois Reibach
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Book Club
Tuesday, December 20 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: One Hundred Saturdays by Michael Frank
Beth Hessel
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, December 14 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Jules Dumont d'Urville
Eric Simonis
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Speaker Series
Tuesday, December 13 at 6:00 PM
Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past
Richard Cohen
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Concert
Friday, December 9 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents: The Return of Jordan Dodson
Jordan Dodson with Brandon Patrick George
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Noon Talk
Thursday, December 8 at 12:00 PM
The Paradox of Urban Revitalization
Howard Gillette, Jr.
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Speaker Series
Tuesday, December 6 at 6:00 PM
Female Husbands: A Trans History
Jen Manion
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First Friday
Friday, December 2 at 5:00 PM
Henri Matisse's Jazz
Staff
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Book Club
Thursday, December 1 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Department of Sensitive Crimes
Lois Reibach
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00 PM
I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise: A Life of Bunny Mellon
Mac Griswold
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Trip
Friday, November 18 at 10:30 AM
Matisse in the 1930s
Matthew Affron
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Concert
Friday, November 18 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents: Sound Bursts Saxophone Duo
Aiwen Zhang and Valentin Kovalev
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, November 16 at 1:30 PM
Symposium: Digitizing the Records of Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations
Various Presents
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Book Club
Tuesday, November 15 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth Book Club: The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton
Marcia Ruberg
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Speaker Series
Saturday, November 12 at 10:30 AM
Women Pioneering Architecture in 17th and 20th Century Rome
Dr. Consuelo Lollobrigida
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Special Event
Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 PM
A Renovation Celebration
Reopening Party
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Book Club
Thursday, November 3 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Dark Remains
Lois Reibach
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, November 2 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Bougainville
Eric Simonis
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Trip
Friday, October 21 at 3:00 PM
Washington Square Park Tour
Sherley Young
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, October 19 at 6:00 PM
Out in Central Pennsylvania: The History of an LGBTQ Community
William Burton and Barry Loveland
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Book Club
Tuesday, October 18 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict Victoria Christopher Murray
Enaj Leotaud
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Monday, October 17 at 12:00 PM
Happy Birthday 219! The Athenaeum at 175
Bruce Laverty
DETAILS
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Trip
Tuesday, October 11 at 2:00 PM
Fairmount Water Works Tour
Sandy Sorlien
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, October 6 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
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Course
Thursday, September 29 at 6:00 PM
Libraries and Liberty: The Writerly Voice
Kelsey Scouten Bates
DETAILS
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Special Event
Thursday, September 22 at 3:00 PM
Taste of the Opera: Otello
Dr. Lily Kass
DETAILS
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, September 21 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Le Comte de La Pérouse
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
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Book Club
Tuesday, September 20 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Hell of a Book by Jason Mott
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Friday, September 16 at 12:00 PM
The SS United States: The Hidden History of America's Enduring Flagship
Susan Gibbs
DETAILS
event
Trip
Wednesday, September 14 at 11:00 AM
Christ Church Archives Tour
Carol Smith
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, September 8 at 6:00 PM
Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England
Urvashi Chakravarty
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, September 1 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: November Road by Lou Berney
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
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Trip
Friday, August 26 at 2:00 PM
Wagner Free Institute of Science Tour
Wagner Staff
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, August 23 at 12:00 PM
Behind the Marquee: Historic Theater Buildings at the Athenaeum
Bruce Laverty
DETAILS
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Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, August 11 at 6:00 PM
Cyclical City: Philadelphia and 350 years of Hydrology
Jill Desimini
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, August 4 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Bury Me In Shadows
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, July 27 at 6:00 PM
The Deviant Prison: Eastern State Penitentiary
Dr. Ashley Rubin
DETAILS
event
Trip
Thursday, July 21 at 11:00 AM
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts Tour
Kislak Staff
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, July 19 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
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Trip
Friday, July 15 at 10:00 AM
Becoming Weatherwise Guided Exhibition Tour
Ali Rospond
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, July 12 at 12:00 PM
No Stone Left Unlearned: Armenian Tombstones of Philadelphia
Paul Vartan Sookiasian
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, July 7 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, June 29 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Cavelier de La Salle
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Thursday, June 23 at 6:00 PM
VIRTUAL: A Crime on the Bayou Screening and Talkback
Lolis Elie
DETAILS
event
Noon Talk
Tuesday, June 21 at 12:00 PM
The Building of the Girard College for Orphans
Candace Hesselbart
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 PM
The Correspondents
Judith Mackrell
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, June 14 at 12:00 PM
How Conspiracy Impacts Our Built Environments
Natalie Gearin
DETAILS
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Trip
Friday, June 10 at 9:30 AM
SOLD OUT Jacqueline Kennedy and Henry Francis du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House
Winterthur Museum
DETAILS
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Course
Wednesday, June 8 at 2:00 PM
Modern Living in East Falls: from Stately High Rises to Private Hide-aways
David Breiner
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 PM
Storied Stone: Reframing the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s South Indian Temple Hall
Dr. Darielle Mason
DETAILS
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Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, June 2 at 6:00 PM
The Disaffected of the American Revolution
Aaron Sullivan
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, June 2 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Strangers at the Gate by Catriona McPherson
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
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Concert
Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents
Allegro Piano Duo
DETAILS
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 25 at 6:00 PM
POSTPONED: Dressing Up: The Women Who Influenced French Fashion
Elizabeth Block
DETAILS
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Speaker Series
Thursday, May 19 at 6:00 PM
The Sign for Home
Blair Fell
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 18 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Jacques Cartier
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, May 17 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: The Address Book by Deirdre Mask
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
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Course
Monday, May 16 at 5:00 PM
Record of Strangers Workshop
Jill LeMin Lee
DETAILS
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 PM
Women Healers: Essential Workers from Philadelphia's Founding
Susan Brandt
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, May 10 at 12:00 PM
Lombard Street's Black Activists: Antislavery, Business and Advancement
Michael Clemmons and Donna Rilling
DETAILS
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First Friday
Friday, May 6 at 5:00 PM
Multi-Artist Pop Up
Various Artists
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, May 5 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Desolation Canyon by P.J. Tracy
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 4 at 6:00 PM
How America's Best Idea--National Parks--Came to Fruition
Dennis Drabelle and Shaun Eyring
DETAILS
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Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, April 28 at 6:00 PM
Index, A History of the
Dennis Duncan
DETAILS
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Course
Tuesday, April 26 at 2:00 PM
Writings From the Anti-Slavery Fight
Richard Bell
DETAILS
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Special Event
Thursday, April 21 at 3:00 PM
Taste of the Opera: Rigoletto
Dr. Lily Kass
DETAILS
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Course
Wednesday, April 20 at 6:00 PM
The Books Behind the Declaration (Libraries & Liberty Seminar 1)
Michael Barsanti
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, April 19 at 12:00 PM
The Poison Book Project: Arsenic in Mass-Produced 19th-Century Cloth Bookbinding
Dr. Melissa Tedone
DETAILS
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Speaker Series
Tuesday, April 19 at 6:00 PM
You Can Have It All But Not At The Same Time
Marjorie Margolies
DETAILS
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Book Club
Monday, April 18 at 5:00 PM
Books with Beth: How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue (In Person)
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, April 14 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Madness of Crowds
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Course
Wednesday, April 13 at 2:00 PM
Record of Strangers Workshop
Jill LeMin Lee
DETAILS
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Course
Saturday, April 9 at 11:00 AM
Record of Strangers Workshop
Jill LeMin Lee
DETAILS
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Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 6 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: George Sand
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
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Special Event
Monday, April 4 at 6:00 PM
SOLD OUT 207th Annual Meeting of Shareholders
KieranTimberlake and Athenaeum Staff
DETAILS
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First Friday
Friday, April 1 at 5:00 PM
First Friday: 19th Century Ornithology
Athenaeum Staff
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, March 30 at 6:00 PM
Professional Pic(k)s: Favorites from the Jerome Lukowicz Collection
Various
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Film Screening
Monday, March 28 at 2:00 PM
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Carrie Rickey
DETAILS
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Course
Saturday, March 26 at 11:00 AM
Open Collage Workshop
Athenaeum Staff
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, March 22 at 12:00 PM
Pennsylvania Forum Building: Restoring a Place of Knowledge
Aaron Warkentin
DETAILS
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Speaker Series
Tuesday, March 22 at 6:00 PM
The Nature of Organic Nationalism: A Revisionist History of Euro-American Architecture Theory
Charles Davis II
DETAILS
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Concert
Friday, March 18 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Music Presents: The Sounds of Gut and Steel
Katie Hyun
DETAILS
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Book Club
Tuesday, March 15 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: The Color of Law (Virtual)
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
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Special Event
Saturday, March 12 at 10:00 AM
Story Explorers Book Fest
Authors Talks and Workshops
DETAILS
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Course
Thursday, March 10 at 2:00 PM
The Visual and Material Culture of the Site of Rayy, Iran
Renata Holod
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Speaker Series
Thursday, March 10 at 6:00 PM
The Roots of Educational Inequality: Philadelphia's Germantown High School, 1907 -2014
Erika Kitzmiller
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, March 8 at 12:00 PM
Inside 219: From Robert Cornelius to Jerome Lukowicz
Bruce Laverty
DETAILS
event
First Friday
Friday, March 4 at 5:00 PM
First Friday: Charles Cushing
Artist
DETAILS
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Speaker Series
Thursday, March 3 at 6:00 PM
Exploring Early Ideas of the Marvelous Natural World
Rebecca Bushnell
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, March 3 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Heron's Cry by Ann Cleeves
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Monday, February 28 at 5:00 PM
Books with Beth: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell (In Person)
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Monday, February 28 at 2:00 PM
Contempt
Carrie Rickey
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, February 24 at 6:00 PM
Read Until You Understand
Farah Jasmine Griffin
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, February 23 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Olympe de Gouges
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Course
Tuesday, February 22 at 2:00 PM
SOLD OUT- Rembrandt's Holland Course
Larry Silver
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Speaker Series
Tuesday, February 22 at 6:00 PM
Our American Friend
Anna Pitoniak and Jo Piazza
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Concert
Friday, February 18 at 6:00 PM
SOLD OUT- Allegro Presents: New York City Guitar Quartet
Jordan Dodson, Phil Goldenberg, Tom Clippinger and John Marcel Williams
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Special Event
Wednesday, February 16 at 6:00 PM
Words and Pictures
Sean O'Rourke
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Film Screening
Saturday, February 12 at 2:00 PM
Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Bankruptcy of Detroit
Sam Katz and Jim Gardner
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, February 10 at 6:00 PM
How Do We See the Human in Biodiversity and Extinction Narratives?
Timothy Sweet
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Speaker Series
Monday, February 7 at 6:00 PM
Camera Man: Buster Keaton and the Dawn of Cinema
Dana Stevens
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Special Event
Friday, February 4 at 6:00 PM
The Lukowicz Legacy: A Conversation
Sean O'Rourke and William Williams
DETAILS
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Book Club
Thursday, February 3 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Night of Fire by Kjell Eriksson
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Monday, January 31 at 6:00 PM
Contemporary Urban Landscape in the Making
Giulia de Appolonia
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Monday, January 31 at 2:00 PM
Cleo from 5 to 7
Carrie Rickey
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event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, January 27 at 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL: A Kind of Private Princedome: The Story of the Country House
Clive Aslet
DETAILS
event
Concert
Friday, January 21 at 6:00 PM
POSTPONED Allegro Music Presents: Multi-Dimensional Sounds Concert
Chrystal E Williams and Jordan Dodson
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Book Club
Wednesday, January 19 at 2:00 PM
The Founding Era Book Club
Richard Bell
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, January 18 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Shakespeare in a Divided America (Virtual)
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Friday, January 14 at 12:00 PM
Magnificent Residences for Philadelphians Near and Far
David B. Rowland
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, January 12 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Madame de Staël
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Noon Talk
Tuesday, January 11 at 12:00 PM
James Stirling: An Architect Part Two
Ed Jakmauh
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Monday, January 10 at 6:00 PM
Love in the Time of Travel Bans
Yara Zgheib
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, January 6 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Sorbonne Affair by Mark Pryor
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Wednesday, January 5 at 6:00 PM
Star Territory: Printing the Universe in Nineteenth-Century America
Gordon Fraser
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, December 21 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
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Speaker Series
Thursday, December 16 at 6:00 PM
Immigration and Metropolitan Revitalization in Philadelphia and Nationwide
Domenic Vitiello & A. K. Sandoval-Strausz
DETAILS
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Noon Talk
Tuesday, December 7 at 12:00 PM
219 in the 21st Century: The Athenaeum Embraces the Digital
Bruce Laverty
DETAILS
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Speaker Series
Monday, December 6 at 6:00 PM
The Origins of the Universe
Dr. Federico Nati
DETAILS
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First Friday
Friday, December 3 at 5:00 PM
First Friday: Athenaeum Lithophane Collection
Athenaeum Staff
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, December 2 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Havana heat by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Wednesday, December 1 at 6:00 PM
Why Food Matters
Paul Freedman
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, December 1 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: La Comtesse de la Fayette
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Monday, November 29 at 2:00 PM
MONDAY MOVIE MATINEE: Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Carrie Rickey
DETAILS
event
Special Event
Monday, November 22 at 6:00 PM
The Future of the Organ
Opera Philadelphia & Panel
DETAILS
event
Concert
Friday, November 19 at 6:00 PM
Soar to New Heights
Allegro Music
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, November 18 at 6:00 PM
Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman
Melanie Kirkpatrick
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, November 16 at 12:00 PM
SOLD OUT Books with Beth: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, November 11 at 6:00 PM
SOLD OUT: Vive la France! The Art and Architecture of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Therese Dolan and Lynn Miller
DETAILS
event
Noon Talk
Tuesday, November 9 at 12:00 PM
James Stirling, An Architect Who Challenged and Embraced What Came Before
Ed Jakmauh
DETAILS
event
First Friday
Friday, November 5 at 5:00 PM
Pat Singer & Phillip Singer Pop Up
Athenaeum Staff
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, November 4 at 6:00 PM
Against the Loveless World
Susan Abulhawa and Ania Loomba
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, November 4 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: So Say the Fallen
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Wednesday, October 27 at 6:00 PM
Modern Spaces of Electric Light
Sandy Isenstadt
DETAILS
event
Trip
Wednesday, October 27 at 1:00 PM
St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church Tour and Organ Recital
Richard Van Fossen, Jr.
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, October 26 at 12:00 PM
Lost Heroes of WWII. We will not forget.
Shalom E. Lamm
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Monday, October 25 at 2:00 PM
MONDAY MOVIE MATINEE: Midnight (1939)
Carrie Rickey
DETAILS
event
Trip
Saturday, October 23 at 11:00 AM
Tindley Temple United Methodist Church Tour and Organ Recital
Frank Tyson and Chase Castle
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Wednesday, October 20 at 6:00 PM
We Are Not Like Them
Christine Pride and Jo Piazza moderated by Jennifer Weiner
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, October 20 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Christine de Pizan
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, October 19 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: My Broken Language by Quiara Alegria Hudes
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Monday, October 18 at 6:00 PM
Lincoln in Private
Ronald C. White
DETAILS
event
Concert
Friday, October 15 at 6:00 PM
Experience New Discoveries
Allegro Music
DETAILS
event
Gallery Tour
Wednesday, October 13 at 3:00 PM
Gallery Talk
Joshua Castaño and Joe Elliott
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, October 12 at 6:00 PM
Voice for the Voiceless
David Michaelis
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, October 7 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Out of Bounds by Val McDermid
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, October 7 at 6:00 PM
Why Old Places Matter Panel Discussion
Thompson Mayes, Randall Mason, Starr Herr-Cardillo
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Speaker Series
Tuesday, October 5 at 6:00 PM
TEMPORARILY POSTPONED A Kind of Private Princedome: The Story of the Country House
Clive Aslet
DETAILS
event
First Friday
Friday, October 1 at 5:00 PM
Inspired Sound Exhibition and Panel
Joseph E.B. Elliott
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, September 30 at 6:00 PM
The Shrimp Fights Back: Napko, Eagle, and Korean Independence Movement, 1941-1945
Brian Masaru Hayashi
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Monday, September 27 at 2:00 PM
MONDAY MOVIE MATINEE: The High Sign (1921) and Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
Carrie Rickey
DETAILS
event
Concert
Sunday, September 26 at 3:00 PM
Sunday In The Square: A Musical Celebration
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia & Independence National Historical Park
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, September 23 at 6:00 PM
Is Failure the Cost of Success?
Joseph Margulies
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, September 21 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Thursday, September 16 at 6:00 PM
Alias O. Henry
Ben Yagoda
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, September 15 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Arthur Rimbaud
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Speaker Series
Monday, September 13 at 6:00 PM
Athenaeum Literary Award Winner: The Beauty in Breaking
Michele Harper and Lorene Cary
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, September 2 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Lost Ones by Sheena Kamal
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Special Event
Wednesday, August 18 at 5:00 PM
New Members Reception
Athenaeum Staff
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, August 17 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Four Hundred Souls by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Trip
Thursday, August 12 at 1:45 PM
Anna Russell Jones: The Art of Design Docent Led Tour at AAMP
Michael Clemmons
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, August 11 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Paul Verlaine
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
First Friday
Friday, August 6 at 5:00 PM
The Work of Mellor, Meigs & Howe: FLIGHT AND SHADOW
Athenaeum Staff
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, August 5 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Maltese Falcon
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Monday, August 2 at 2:00 PM
Monday Movie Matinee
Love & Mercy
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, July 20 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Four Hundred Souls by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Film Screening
Monday, July 12 at 2:00 PM
Monday Movie Matinee
Roman Holiday
DETAILS
event
Course
Wednesday, July 7 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Charles Baudelaire
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, July 1 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: No Man's Nightingale
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, June 24 at 6:00 PM
How America Decided to Dominate: The Birth of Armed Supremacy in World War II
Stephen Wertheim
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, June 22 at 6:00 PM
Leveraging Legacy: 30 Years of Community Centered Design
Tya Winn
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, June 15 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, June 15 at 6:00 PM
Worlds Beyond: Miniatures and Victorian Fiction
Laura Forsberg
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, June 10 at 6:00 PM
Madam C.J. Walker's Gospel of Giving: The AME Church's Role in Her Life and Legacy
Tyrone McKinley Freeman and Rev. Mark Kelly Tyler
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, June 8 at 6:00 PM
Venetians Invented Everything
Meredith Small
DETAILS
event
Noon Talk
Tuesday, June 8 at 12:00 PM
Inland: The Abandoned Canals of the Schuylkill Navigation
Sandy Sorlien
DETAILS
event
Concert
Friday, June 4 at 6:00 PM
The Delightful Flavors of the Classical Guitar
Allegro Presents
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, June 3 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Unquiet Dead
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, June 1 at 6:00 PM
Keeping House in Seventeenth-Century England
Margarette Lincoln
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, May 27 at 6:00 PM
Women of Science in the French Enlightenment--A Sextet
Nina Gelbart
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, May 25 at 6:00 PM
Black Freedom on Native Land: A Story of Western Reconstruction
Alaina E. Roberts
DETAILS
event
Noon Talk
Tuesday, May 25 at 12:00 PM
The Problem of Alzheimer's
Dr. Jason Karlawish
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, May 20 at 6:00 PM
Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White
Patricia Sullivan
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Tuesday, May 18 at 6:00 PM
The North Atlantic Cities Cites Row House Architecture as an Urban Savior
Charles Duff
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Tuesday, May 18 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa
Beth Hessel
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 12 at 6:00 PM
Walt Whitman Invents America
Mark Edmundson
DETAILS
event
Course
Wednesday, May 12 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Victor Hugo
Eric Simonis
DETAILS
event
Noon Talk
Tuesday, May 11 at 12:00 PM
Collections of the Mind: Phrenology at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Denise Fox and Jill LeMin Lee
DETAILS
event
Concert
Friday, May 7 at 6:00 PM
Martinu Burger on a Mozart Bun
Allegro Presents
DETAILS
event
Book Club
Thursday, May 6 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: The Searcher by Tana French
Lois Reibach
DETAILS
event
Virtual Speaker Series
Wednesday, May 5 at 6:00 PM
The Architecture of Urbanity: Designing Cities for Pluralism and Planet
Vishaan Chakrabarti
DETAILS
event
Course
Monday, May 3 at 12:00 PM
Women and the American Revolution
Dr. Richard Bell
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