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 us at events@philaathenaeum.org or 215-925-2688.
UPCOMING EVENTS
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Book Club
Tuesday, June 18 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Sula by Toni Morrison
Cherline Bazile
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Concert
Friday, June 21 at 6:00 PM
Classical Guitar Soiree
John Marcel Williams (Classical Guitar) & Maya Anjali (Violin)
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Discussion Group
Monday, June 24 at 1:00 PM
Conversational Spanish Group

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Film Screening
Monday, June 24 at 5:30 PM
Young Friends Film Screening | Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)
Athenaeum Young Friends
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Discussion Group
Monday, July 8 at 1:00 PM
Conversational Spanish Group

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Book Talk
Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 PM
The God of the Woods: BOOK LAUNCH
Liz Moore in conversation with Jessica Kartalija
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Speaker Series
Wednesday, July 10 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Isabeau de Bavière
Eric Simonis
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Book Club
Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: An Honest Man by Michael Koryta
Lois Reibach
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Social Event
Friday, July 12 at 6:00 PM
Olympia After Hours: Speakeasy Night
Athenaeum Young Friends
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Book Club
Tuesday, July 16 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: The Farm by Joanne Ramos
Marcia Ruberg
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Trip
Wednesday, July 17 at 5:45 PM
Young Friends Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery
Athenaeum Young Friends
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Trip
Thursday, July 18 at 10:30 AM
Athenaeum Members' Tour of Mary Cassatt at Work
Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Discussion Group
Monday, July 22 at 1:00 PM
Conversational Spanish Group

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Film Screening
Friday, July 26 at 6:00 PM
Young Friends Film Screening: Party Girl (1995)
Athenaeum Young Friends & PFS Young Friends
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Social Event
Monday, July 29 at 5:30 PM
Poetry Night
Poet's Row, Club Connection, + Athenaeum Young Friends
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Film Screening
Thursday, August 1 at 2:00 PM
Easy Living (1937)
George Strimel
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Book Club
Thursday, August 1 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: City Under One Roof by Iris Yamashita
Lois Reibach
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Film Screening
Monday, August 5 at 5:30 PM
Young Friends Film Screening: Twilight (2008)
Athenaeum Young Friends
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Film Screening
Thursday, August 8 at 2:00 PM
The Lady Eve (1940)
George Strimel
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Discussion Group
Monday, August 12 at 1:00 PM
Conversational Spanish Group

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Speaker Series
Wednesday, August 14 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Anne de Bretagne
Eric Simonis
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Film Screening
Thursday, August 15 at 2:00 PM
The Palm Beach Story (1942)
George Strimel
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Speaker Series
Monday, August 19 at 2:00 PM
America's First Plague: The Deadly 1793 Epidemic that Crippled a Young Nation
Robert Watson
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Film Screening
Thursday, August 22 at 2:00 PM
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
George Strimel
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Discussion Group
Monday, August 26 at 12:00 AM
Conversational Spanish Group

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