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.

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
Monday, December 17
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel, Meet The Moth: A Night with Hosts and Producers of The Moth Radio Hour. This event is open to the public. The event is $10 for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Sold Out
This event is currently sold out.
Tuesday, January 15
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Eye of the Expert, Ecco Venezia, Behold Venice. The fee for this members-only event is $20. Reservations are required.
Sold Out
This event is currently sold out.
Thursday, January 10
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Joshua Goldstein & Steffan Qvist, Bright Future. This event is open to the public. This event is $10 for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required. Joshua Goldstein and Staffan Qvist explain how clean energy rapidly replaced fossil fuels in places such as Sweden, France, and South Korea, while enhancing prosperity and the natural environment to encourage a fresh look at the assumptions that have long shaped the climate change debate.
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$15.00
 
Thursday, January 17
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lecture, Damon Krukowski, Ways of Hearing. This event is open to the public. This event is $10 for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required. How has the shift from analog to digital media altered our personal experiences? Damon Krukowski will draw on his experiences as a musician to lead a conversation on the history of sound and how we listen in our modern world.
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$15.00
 
Wednesday, January 23
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Martini Movie Night, Rebecca. The fee for this members-only event is $40. Reservations are required. A naive young woman (Joan Fontaine) meets a mysterious, brooding aristocratic widower (Laurence Olivier) whom she marries after a whirlwind romance. The young woman, determined to be the perfect wife, is tormented with feelings of inadequacy. Her inner turmoil is compounded by her husband’s temper and the strange housekeeper.
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$40.00
 
Thursday, January 31
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lecture, Brandon Terry, Martin Luther King Now: Toward a Public Philosophy of Justice, Democracy, and Peace for the 21st Century. This event is open to the public. This event is $10 for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required. Brandon M. Terry will explore the ethical and political thought of arguably the greatest public intellectual and activist that the United States ever produced, Martin Luther King, Jr. In interrogating King’s body of pubic philosophy, as well as its leading critics and interpreters, Terry will argue we can find indispensable resources to navigate our current political crises and confusions.
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$10.00
 
$15.00
 
Wednesday, February 06
5:30 PM - 7:30 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 required. 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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Free
 
Tuesday, February 12
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Members' Choice, Gesa Kirsch, More than Gold in California. There is no fee for this members-only event, but reservations are recommended. Gesa Kirsch, PhD, will speak about the courage, determination, and advocacy of Dr. Mary Bennett Ritter, an early California physician and women’s rights activist.
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Free
 
Wednesday, February 13
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Performance, Emmanuel Music performs Music of Benjamin Britten. This event is open to the public. The event is $20 for members and $30 for visitors. Emmanuel Music performs highlights from its recent Britten Festival and—in a nod to Valentine’s Day—arrangements of love-themed folk songs and Purcell songs.
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$20.00
 
$30.00
 
Tuesday, February 19
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Children's Event, Superhero Movie Party. This event is open to the public. The event is $5 for members and $7 for visitors. Put on your superhero suit and fly over to the Athenæum for an afternoon of superhero celebration. Join us for a special screening of Incredibles 2 at 3:30 pm and discover your own superpowers with fun superhero activities before and after the movie.
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$5.00
 
$7.00
 
Event registration summary
Book Talk, Joshua Golstein & Staffan Qvist:
Member Fee
0
$10.00
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Lecture, Damon Krukowski:
Member Fee
0
$10.00
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Martini Movie Night 2019, Rebecca:
Member Fee
0
$40.00
Lecture, Brandon Terry:
Member Fee
0
$10.00
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
New Members’ Reception:
Member Fee
0
Free
Members Choice, Gesa Kirsch:
Member Fee
0
Free
Concert, Emmanuel Music:
Member Fee
0
$20.00
NonMember Fee
0
$30.00
Children's Event, Superhero Movie Party:
Member Fee
0
$5.00
NonMember Fee
0
$7.00
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$
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