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
Thursday, September 12
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Fritz Holznagel, An Evening with Droodles. The event is free for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Tuesday, September 10
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Book Talk, Dr. Jim O'Connell, Member's Choice: Stories from the Shadows: Reflections of a Street Doctor. There is no fee for this members-only event. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Thursday, September 19
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lecture, Avis Berman, Missionaries of Impressionism: The American Collectors of Renoir. The event is $15 for members and $20 for visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
$20.00
 
Wednesday, September 25
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, KL Pereira, A Dream Between Two Rivers: Stories of Liminality. The event is free for members and free for visitors with admission fee ($10). Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, September 26
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Evan Thomas, First: Sandra Day O'Connor. The fee for this members-only event is $15. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
Friday, September 27
10:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Day trip, Homer at the Beach at Cape Ann Museum and Sleeper-McCann House. This event is for members-only. Reservation required.
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Thursday, October 10
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lecture, K. Matthew Dames, Copyright Law. The fee for this event is $10 for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$10.00
 
$15.00
 
Tuesday, October 15
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Member's Choice, John Lauritsen, Uncovering Male Love in the Shelley-Bryon Circle. There is no fee for this members-only event. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Wednesday, October 16
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Film Screening, Jennifer Weston, We Still Live Here. The fee for this event is $15 for members and $20 for visitors. Resevations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
Thursday, October 17
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet fellow members of the Athenæum’s engaged, curious community over wine and cheese. Explore our labyrinthine building through playful activities and docent-led tours. Members are welcome to bring a guest. This wine and cheese reception is for the newest members of the Boston Athenæum. This event is free, but registration is requested. New members are allowed to bring up to three guests to this event, but we ask that guests' first and last names are listed at the time of registration.
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Quantity
Price
Free
 
Tuesday, October 22
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Program Advisory Meeting. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations requested.
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Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, October 23
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Performance, Boston Music Showcase. The fee for this event is $20 for members and $30 or visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$20.00
 
$30.00
 
Thursday, October 24
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Karen Abbott, The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Woman Who Pursued Him, and the Murder that Shocked Jazz-Age America. The fee for this event is $15 for members and $20 for visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
$20.00
 
Saturday, October 26
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Children's Event, Dani & Sos, Spooky Stories for Kids. The fee for this event is $5 for members and $7 for visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
$5.00
 
$7.00
 
Tuesday, October 29
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lecture, Desiree Taylor, The Life and Saga of Harriett Jacobs. This event is free for members and free for visitors with admission fee ($10). Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, October 30
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Katia Lysy, Images & Shadows. This event is free for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Thursday, October 31
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, James B. Conroy, Copyright Law. This event is free for members and free for visitors with admission fee ($10). Reservations requested.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Event registration summary
Book Talk, An Evening with Droodles, September 12:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Member's Choice: Stories from the Shadows, Sept. 10:
Member Fee
0
Free
Lecture, Missionaries of Impressionism, Sep. 19:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
NonMember Fee
0
$20.00
Book Talk, A Dream Between Two Rivers, Sep. 25:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, First: Sandra Day O'Connor, Sep. 26:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
Lecture, Copyright Law, October 10:
Member Fee
0
$10.00
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Member's Choice: Uncovering Male Love, Oct 15:
Member Fee
0
Free
Film Screening, We Still Live Here, October 16:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
New Members' Reception, October 17:
Member Fee
0
Free
Program Advisory Meeting, October 22:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Performance, Boston Music Showcase, Oct. 23:
Member Fee
0
$20.00
NonMember Fee
0
$30.00
Book Talk, The Ghosts of Eden Park, Oct. 24:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
NonMember Fee
0
$20.00
Children's Event, Spooky Stories for Kids, Oct. 26:
Member Fee
0
$5.00
NonMember Fee
0
$7.00
Lecture, Harriet Jacobs, Oct. 29:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, Images & Shadows, Oct. 30:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Book Talk, Jefferson's White House, October 31:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$
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