Event Registration

The events below are open for registration. Online registration closes at 2:00 p.m. on  the day of the event. For weekend events, online registration closes on Friday at 2:00 pm. Contact the Events Department directly to register after this time. For a detailed list of all events, check our Upcoming Events page.

Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds if you cannot attend an event. For help, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact the events office at events@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7600.

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Curator-Led Gallery Talk, Charlotte Emans Moore
Curator-Led Gallery Talk, Charlotte Emans Moore, Subscription Campaigns: Contributions in Support of the Community. The fee for this members-only event is $5. Reservations are required.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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Book Talk, Robert Kuttner
Book Talk, Robert Kuttner, Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism. This event is open to the public. The fee is $15 for members and $20 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Concert, Boston Lyric Opera
Boston Lyric Opera, Trouble in Tahiti. This event is open to the public. The fee is $20 for members and $30 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Thursday, May 03, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Teen Writing Workshop
Teen Writing Workshop. This event is open t to the public. The fee is $5 for members and $5 for visitors. Registration is advised but not required.
Saturday, May 05, 2018 at 2:00 PM
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Performance, Poets' Theatre
Performance, Poets' Theatre, The Poet Behind the Mask (or Dramatis Personae). This event is open to the public. The fee is $20 for members and $30 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Monday, May 07, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Members' Choice, Judy Gates
Members Choice, Jugy Gates, Female Engagement. There is no fee for this members-only event, but reservations are recommended.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 at 6:30 PM
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Meet Us There! Members' Trip: Allegiance
Meet Us There! Members' Trip: Allegiance. The fee for this members' only event is $85. Reservations are required.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at 5:30 PM
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Book Talk, Sarah Igo
Book Talk, Susan Igo, The Known Citizen. This event is open to the public. This event is free for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Concert, ECCE Ensemble
Concert, ECCE: The Music of Michael Hersch, Zwischen Leben und Tod. This event is open to the public. The fee is $20 for members and $30 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Monday, May 14, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Conservation Evening
Conservation Evening: A Benefit for the Conservation Lab of the Boston Athenæum. This event is open to the public. The fee is $40 for members and visitors. Reservations are required.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Book Talk, Joseph Koerner
Book Talk, Joseph Koerner, Bosch and Bruegel: From Enemy Painting to Everyday Life. The fee for this members-only event is $15. Reservations are required.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Panel, Biotechnology
Panel, Biotechnology. This event is open to the public. The event is free for members and free for visitors with admission ($10). Reservations are required.
Monday, May 21, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Lecture, Erin Diaz
Lecture, Erin Diaz, Battle of Gettysburg: The Repulse of Longstreet's Assault. This event is open to the public. This event is free for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Lecture, John Millar
Lecture, John Millar, Peter Harrison: The First American Architect. This event is open to the public. The fee is $15 for members and ICAA members and $20 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Children's Event Book Talk, O'Brien-Merrill
Children's Book Talk, Julia M. O'Brien-Merrill. This event is open to the public. The fee is $5 for members and $5 for visitors. Registration is advised but not required.
Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 1:00 PM
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Book Talk, Caroline Light
Book Talk, Stand Your Ground, A History of America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense. This event is open to the public. This event is free for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Thursday, June 07, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Members' Choice Event, Alisa Steinert
Members Choice, Alisa Steinert, American Moons. There is no fee for this members-only event, but reservations are recommended.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 6:30 PM
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Lecture, Anthony Sammarco
Lecture, Jordan Marsh, New England’s Largest Store. The fee for this members-only event is $15. Reservations are required.
Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:00 PM
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Young Patrons' Sponsored Trivia Night
Young Patrons Sponsored Trivia Night. The fee for this members-only event is $20. Reservations are required.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 5:30 PM
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Lecture, Aaron Sinift
Lecture, Aaron Sinift, Five Year Plan. This event is open to the public. The fee is $15 for members and $20 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM