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Winter Break
Winter Break
Dec 25 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
The Salem Athenaeum is closed for winter break.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 2 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Wednesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
New Hours Begin 1:00 pm
New Hours Begin
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New hours begin this week! 1:00-6:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday (Thursday is no longer 5:00-9:00 p.m.) 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Saturday
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New Hours Begin 1:00 pm
New Hours Begin
Jan 3 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New hours begin this week! 1:00-6:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday (Thursday is no longer 5:00-9:00 p.m.) 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Saturday
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New Hours Begin 1:00 pm
New Hours Begin
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New hours begin this week! 1:00-6:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday (Thursday is no longer 5:00-9:00 p.m.) 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Saturday
Brookline Consort: Fireside Carols 7:30 pm
Brookline Consort: Fireside Carols
Jan 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
If Music Could Talk Join the Brookline Consort for an evening of carols at the Salem Athenaeum. This program, part of our popular new series “If Music Could Talk,” includes Benjamin Britten’s beloved “Ceremony of … Continued
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Writing Workshop: Claiming Space—Creative Journaling as Daily Practice 10:00 am
Writing Workshop: Claiming Space—Creative Journaling as Daily Practice
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Poets Krysten Hill and Danielle Jones will lead a workshop exploring journaling as a daily practice for writers. Regardless of genre, every writer begins by staring down the blank page, which can be both intimidating … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 9 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Wednesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Incessant Pipe: Contentions 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Contentions
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Contentions @ Salem Athenaeum | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
Philosophy, Science, and Ideas. Come sit around a medium-large table and discuss the big stuff. 2nd Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
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Book Group 11:00 am
Book Group
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Discussion group meets on the second Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. View the reading list.
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Adopt-a-Book Conservation Event 3:00 pm
Adopt-a-Book Conservation Event
Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for a rare opportunity to view a selection of important Athenaeum books in need of special care. While some of the titles may be unfamiliar today, they were all influential, shaping public opinion … Continued
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Evening Conversations Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. All members and other interested parties are invited. It may be of interest to know that the The Social … Continued
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Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, Professor of English, Salem State University.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 16 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Wednesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
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Reappraisal Reading Circle: H.G. Wells 7:00 pm
Reappraisal Reading Circle: H.G. Wells
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Reappraisal Reading Circle is an open meeting discussing the works of a prolific, popular author of the past whose works are held in quantity by the Athenaeum.  Participants are encouraged to read any work by … Continued
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CSEM: Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra 8:00 pm
CSEM: Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CSEM: Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra Cambridge Society for Early Music presents “Baroque at Heart,” a splendid assortment of music of the greatest Baroque masters, including J.S. Bach and J.-B. Lully, with works of their friends, … Continued
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Memoir Support Group 3:30 pm
Memoir Support Group
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Meets monthly on fourth Tuesdays. This group is for people who are writing, or wish to write, memoirs. It will not be a class, but rather an opportunity for participants to share and discuss each … Continued
Winter Warm-up at the Adriatic 6:00 pm
Winter Warm-up at the Adriatic
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Winter Warm-up at the Adriatic @ Adriatic Restaurant & Bar | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
Enjoy an evening of friends and complimentary hors d’oeuvres courtesy of the Adriatic. As you soak in the warmth and comfort of one of Salem’s premier eating and drinking establishments, we’re hoping to raise essential operating … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 23 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Wednesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
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Salem History Lecture 7:00 pm
Salem History Lecture
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jeff Arcari will discuss the history of oriental rugs in New England. Co-presented by Historic Salem, Inc. and Salem Athenaeum.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jan 30 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Wednesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
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