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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 2 @ 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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Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
Mass Poetry Fest: A Celebration of the Salem Poetry Seminar 8:00 pm
Mass Poetry Fest: A Celebration of the Salem Poetry Seminar
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Each June, the Salem Poetry Seminar brings together selected Massachusetts college students with others who share their obsession with words for five days of intense workshopping, drafting, and evening readings at the historic Salem Athenaeum. Students … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
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Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
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Boston Classical Trio Concert 7:30 pm
Boston Classical Trio Concert
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
We welcome the return of three brilliant musicians from Boston’s Handel & Haydn Society: cellist Guy Fishman, violinist and assistant concertmaster Susanna Ogata, and resident conductor and keyboard virtuoso, Ian Watson. They will present an … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
Our Future Climate Depends on What We Do Now 7:00 pm
Our Future Climate Depends on What We Do Now
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Our Future Climate Depends on What We Do Now @ Salem Athenaeum | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
John Spengler will tell us how to combat the effects of greenhouse gases before it’s too late. (Yes, there is still time!) Spengler, the Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation and Director … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 16 @ 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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Young Adult Writing for All Ages 7:00 pm
Young Adult Writing for All Ages
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young adult stories aren’t just for younger readers–and they certainly aren’t just for young writers.  We’ll discuss the basics of YA writing, story elements, character development, and achieving the right tone for your audience.  Whether … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon will meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm upstairs in the Salem Athenaeum. “The Pipe” is a space to read poetry, yours or others, and discuss everything … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Each Thursday morning the Athenaeum opens exclusively for writers to work in a serene environment. Bring your laptop or pen and paper and leave the distractions at the door.
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Evolutionary Enigmas: Windows into How the World Works 7:00 pm
Evolutionary Enigmas: Windows into How the World Works
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Evolutionary Enigmas: Windows into How the World Works @ Salem Athenaeum | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
Many aspects of the natural world do not seem to make sense at first glance. Why are organisms so different from one another, yet have many points in common? How is it that there are … Continued