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 617-720-7612.

You can register for multiple events at once. Check the box next to the events you are interested in registering for and fill out the information accordingly. Once you have filled out the information for all of the events you are interested in registering for, scroll down to the bottom of the page and select "Continue."

  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
Wednesday, December 11
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Eric Foner, The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution. This event is $15 for members and $20 for Visitors. Reservations requested.
Registration Closed
To register, contact the Events Department directly: events@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7600
Thursday, December 12
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, Ben Railton, We The People: The 500-Year Battle Over Who is American. This event is free for members and free for visitors with admission ($10). Reservations Requested.
Registration Closed
To register, contact the Events Department directly: events@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7600
Thursday, December 12
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Film Screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? This screening is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission fee ($10). Registration requested.
Registration Closed
To register, contact the Events Department directly: events@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7600
Thursday, December 12
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Special Collections, John Buchtel, Curator-Led Gallery Talk. This event is $2.00 for Members and $5.00 for Visitors. Reservations requested.
Registration Closed
To register, contact the Events Department directly: events@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7600
Saturday, December 14
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Children's Event, Winter Craft Party. This event is $5 for Members and Visitors. Reservations requested.
Registration Closed
To register, contact the Events Department directly: events@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7600
Monday, December 16
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Special Collections, Brent Budsberg, Unlocking the Cabinet. This event is $2 for Members and $5 for Visitors with admission ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$2.00
 
$5.00
 
Monday, December 16
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel, Jeff Altepeter, Brent Budsberg, Ellen Kaspern, and Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez, Reading Craft: Understanding History through Reproduction. This event is $15 for Members and $20 for Visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
$20.00
 
Wednesday, January 08
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Eye of the Expert, (Anti) Suffrage. This event is $25 for Members and $35 for Visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$25.00
 
$35.00
 
Thursday, January 09
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Special Collections, John Buchtel, Curator-Led Gallery Talk. This event is $2 for Members and $5 for Visitors with admission fee ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$2.00
 
$5.00
 
Thursday, January 09
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lecture, Bettina Norton, A Foray into Forgery and the Boston Athenæum's Role in Exposing It. This event is free for Members and $15 for Visitors. Registrations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Tuesday, January 14
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, Roxana Robinson, Dawson's Fall. This event is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Tuesday, January 14
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Members' Choice, Bob Gelinas, Origin and Lessons of Edward Everett Hale's The Brick Moon. There is no fee for this Members-only event. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Wednesday, January 15
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Program Advisory Meeting. This event is free and open to the public. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, January 15
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Film screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? This screening is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission fee ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, January 16
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Ted Reinstein, Wicked Pissed: New England's Most Famous Feuds. This event is $15 for Members and $20 for Visitors. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
$20.00
 
Monday, January 20
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Book Talk, Kerri K. Greenidge, Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter. This event is free for both Members and Visitors. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, January 22
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Martini Movie Night, Singin' In the Rain. The fee for this Members-only event is $40. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$40.00
 
Tuesday, January 28
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, Michelle Marchetti Coughlin, Plymouth Colony First Lady Penelope Winslow: Reconstructing a Life through Material Culture. This event is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, January 29
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel, Chinese Historical Society of New England, Institute for Human Centered Design, and Women's Foundation of Boston; Community Conversations. This event is free for Members and Visitors. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, January 30
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Christina Wolbrecht, A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage. This event is free for Members and $15 for Visitors. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Wednesday, February 05
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel, Hebrew College, North Bennet Street School, and UMass Boston, Community Conversations. This event is free for Members and Visitors. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, February 06
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, Richard Bell, Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home. This event is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission ($10). Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Tuesday, February 11
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lecture, Russell Maret, The Making of Character Traits. This event is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Tuesday, February 11
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Members' Choice, Debbie Wiess, A Revolutionary Encounter in London. There is no fee for this Members-only event. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Wednesday, February 12
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Special Collections, John Buchtel, Curator-Led Gallery Talk. This event is $2 for Members and $5 for Visitors with admission ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$2.00
 
$5.00
 
Wednesday, February 12
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Alex Krieger, City on a Hill: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present. This event is $10 for Members and $15 for Visitors. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$10.00
 
$15.00
 
Wednesday, February 19
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel, in partnership with the Network for Arts Administrators of Color, EmpowerHER: Black Women in the Arts. This event is free for Members and Visitors. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Saturday, February 22
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Film screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? This screening is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission fee ($10). Registration requested
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, February 26
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lecture, Nancy Seasholes, The Atlas of Boston History. This event is free for Members and free for Visitors with admission ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, February 27
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Member Meet and Greet. There is no fee for this Members-only event. Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Friday, March 13
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Film screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? This screening is free for Members and free Visitors with admission fee ($10). Registration requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Event registration summary
Book Talk, The Second Founding, Dec. 11:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
NonMember Fee
0
$20.00
Book Talk, We The People, Dec. 12:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Film Screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? Dec. 12:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Curator-Led Gallery Talk, Dec. 12:
Member Fee
0
$2.00
NonMember Fee
0
$5.00
Children's Event, Winter Craft Party, Dec. 14:
Member Fee
0
$5.00
NonMember Fee
0
$5.00
Unlocking the Cabinet, Dec. 16:
Member Fee
0
$2.00
NonMember Fee
0
$5.00
Panel, Reading Craft, Dec. 16:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
NonMember Fee
0
$20.00
Eye of the Expert, (Anti) Suffrage, Jan. 8:
Member Fee
0
$25.00
NonMember Fee
0
$35.00
Curator-Led Gallery Talk, Jan. 9:
Member Fee
0
$2.00
NonMember Fee
0
$5.00
Lecture, A Foray into Forgery, Jan. 9:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Book Talk, Dawson's Fall, Jan. 14:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Member's Choice, The Brick Moon, Jan. 14:
Member Fee
0
Free
Program Advisory Meeting, Jan. 15:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Film Screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? Jan. 15:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, Wicked Pissed, Jan. 16:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
NonMember Fee
0
$20.00
Book Talk, Black Radical, Jan. 20:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Martini Movie Night, Singin' in the Rain, Jan. 22:
Member Fee
0
$40.00
Book Talk, Penelope Winslow, Jan. 28:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Panel, Community Conversations, Jan. 29:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, A Century of Votes for Women, Jan. 30:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Panel, Community Conversations, Feb. 5:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, Stolen, Feb. 6:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Lecture, The Making of Character Traits, Feb. 11:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Members' Choice, Revolutionary Encounter, Feb. 11:
Member Fee
0
Free
Curator-Led Gallery Talk, Feb. 12:
Member Fee
0
$2.00
NonMember Fee
0
$5.00
Book Talk, City on a Hill, Feb. 12:
Member Fee
0
$10.00
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Panel, EmpowerHER, Feb. 19:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Film Screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? Feb. 22:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Lecture, The Atlas of Boston History, Feb. 26:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Member Meet and Greet, Feb. 27:
Member Fee
0
Free
Film Screening, Who Killed Vincent Chin? Mar. 13:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$
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