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
Saturday, April 27
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Children's Event, Family Trivia. This event is open to the public. The fee is $5 for members and $7 for visitors. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$5.00
 
$7.00
 
Monday, April 29
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lecture, Emily Bazelon and Adam Foss, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Persecution and End Mass Incarceration. The event is free for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Wednesday, May 01
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
ArtWeek Write-In, GrubStreet and Literary District. The event is free for members and visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, May 02
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Robert Fiseler, Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation. The event is free for members and $15 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Saturday, May 04
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Public Open House. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Saturday, May 04
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Public Open House. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Saturday, May 04
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Public Open House. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Saturday, May 04
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Public Open House. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Saturday, May 04
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Public Open House. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Saturday, May 04
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Public Open House. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Saturday, May 04
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Public Open House. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is advised but not required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Tuesday, May 07
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, Andrew S. Curran, Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely. The event is free for members and free for visitors with admission ($10). Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, May 08
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.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Thursday, May 09
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel, What It's Worth. This event is open to the public. The fee is $20 for members and $35 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$20.00
 
$35.00
 
Monday, May 13
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Lynne Young, The Prodigal Tongue. The fee for this members-only event is $15. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
Tuesday, May 14
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Members Choice, Robert Strassler, Great Caesar. There is no fee for this members-only event, but reservations are recommended.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Thursday, May 16
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Royal Oak Book Talk, David Lough, My Darling Winston: The Letters Between Winston Churchill and His Mother. The fee for this members-only event is $35. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$35.00
 
Tuesday, May 21
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Performance, Poets' Theatre. The fee is $20 for members and $30 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$20.00
 
$30.00
 
Wednesday, May 22
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Eye of the Expert, Troubled Histories. The fee for this members-only event is $35. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$35.00
 
Thursday, May 23
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Performance, Dream Brothers, Full of Life Now: Walt Witman at 200. This event is open to the public. The fee is $15 for members and $20 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
$20.00
 
Tuesday, May 28
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, Christian Di Spigna, Founding Martyr. The event is free for members and free for visitors with admission ($10). Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, May 30
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Nina Campbell, Interior Decoration: Elegance and Ease. This event is open to the public. The fee is $15 for members and $20 for visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$15.00
 
$20.00
 
Tuesday, June 11
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lecture, Michael Bronski, Title Pending. The event is free for members and free for visitors with admission ($10). Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Wednesday, June 12
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Third Annual Trivia Night. The fee for this members-only event is $20. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
$20.00
 
Thursday, June 13
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Permain Lecture, Thomas Clemens, Print Collecting in the Age of the Internet. The event is free for members and free for visitors with admission ($10). Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Wednesday, June 19
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Book Talk, Elizabeth Cobbs, The Tubman Command. The event is free for members and free for visitors with admission ($10). Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Thursday, June 20
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk, Cadwell Turnbull, The Lesson. The fee for this members-only event is $15. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
$15.00
 
Wednesday, June 26
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel, Pride at the Intersections. The event is free for members and visitors. Reservations are required.
Category
Quantity
Price
Free
 
Free
 
Event registration summary
Children's Event, Family Trivia:
Member Fee
0
$5.00
NonMember Fee
0
$7.00
Lecture, Charged: The New Movement to Transform Am:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
ArtWeek Write-In, GrubStreet, May 1:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, Tinderbox, May 2:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Public Open House 2019, 9 am:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Public Open House 2019, 10 am:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Public Open House 2019, 11 am:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Public Open House 2019, 12 pm:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Public Open House 2019, 1 pm:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Public Open House 2019, 2 pm:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Public Open House 2019, 3 pm:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, Diderot and the Art of Thinking, May 7:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
New Members’ Reception, May 2019:
Member Fee
0
Free
Panel, What It's Worth, May 9:
Member Fee
0
$20.00
NonMember Fee
0
$35.00
Book Talk, The Prodigal Tongue, May 13:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
Member's Choice, Great Caesar, May 14:
Member Fee
0
Free
Royal Oak Book Talk, My Darling Winston, May 16:
Member Fee
0
$35.00
Performance, Poets' Theatre, May 21:
Member Fee
0
$20.00
NonMember Fee
0
$30.00
Eye of the Expert, Troubled Histories, May 22:
Member Fee
0
$35.00
Performance, Dream Brothers, May 23:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
NonMember Fee
0
$20.00
Book Talk, Founding Martyr, May 28:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, Interior Decoration: Elegance, May 30:
Member Fee
0
$15.00
NonMember Fee
0
$20.00
Lecture, Michael Bronski, June 11:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Third Annual Trivia Night, June 12:
Member Fee
0
$20.00
Permain Lecture, Print Collecting, June 13:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Book Talk, The Tubman Command, June 19:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Book Talk, The Lesson, June 20:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
$15.00
Panel, Pride at the Intersections, June 26:
Member Fee
0
Free
NonMember Fee
0
Free
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$
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