Events

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia Speaker Series presents innovative and inspiring authors, architects and scholars from the humanities and sciences. We host book clubs, conversation groups and workshops online and onsite. Exhibits, concerts, First Fridays and behind-the-scenes trips to local museums and historical sites bring our community together through conversation and learning.

For questions about upcoming events or trouble registering, please contact Tess Galen at events@philaathenaeum.org or call 215-925-2688.
UPCOMING EVENTS
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Virtual Speaker Series
June 29 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Cavelier de La Salle
Eric Simonis
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Book Club
July 7 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
Lois Reibach
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Noon Talk
July 12 at 12:00 PM
No Stone Left Unlearned: Armenian Tombstones of Philadelphia
Paul Vartan Sookiasian
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Trip
July 15 at 10:00 AM
Becoming Weatherwise Guided Exhibition Tour
Ali Rospond
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Book Club
July 19 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Beth Hessel
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Trip
July 21 at 11:00 AM
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts Tour
Kislak Staff
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Virtual Speaker Series
July 27 at 6:00 PM
The Deviant Prison: Eastern State Penitentiary
Dr. Ashley Rubin
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Book Club
August 4 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: Bury Me In Shadows
Lois Reibach
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Virtual Speaker Series
August 10 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Le Comte de La Pérouse
Eric Simonis
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Virtual Speaker Series
August 11 at 6:00 PM
Cyclical City: Philadelphia and 350 years of Hydrology
Jill Desimini
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Noon Talk
August 23 at 12:00 PM
Behind the Marquee: Historic Theater Buildings at the Athenaeum
Bruce Laverty
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Trip
August 26 at 2:00 PM
Wagner Free Institute of Science Tour
Wagner Staff
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Trip
September 14 at 11:00 AM
Christ Church Archives Tour
Carol Smith
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