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209th Annual Meeting 7:00 pm
209th Annual Meeting
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
209th Annual Meeting of the Proprietors of the Salem Athenaeum and election of officers and new trustees. All members in good standing are welcome to attend.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 7 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 7 @ 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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Incessant Pipe: Contentions 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Contentions
May 8 @ 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
May 11 @ 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.
Boston Classical Trio Concert 7:30 pm
Boston Classical Trio Concert
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Susanna Ogata, Guy Fishman, and Ian Watson return to Salem to present a program of German and Italian 17th-century baroque music on period instruments. Works by German composers Buxtehude, Biber, and Schmelzer evince the allegorical … Continued
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
May 13 @ 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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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 14 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
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Leaves of Grass—Marathon Reading 10:00 am
Leaves of Grass—Marathon Reading
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
In honor of his bicentennial, join us for a marathon reading of Walt Whitman’s poetic celebration of life and central work of American poetry, Leaves of Grass.
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Reappraisal Reading Circle: Rafael Sabatini 7:00 pm
Reappraisal Reading Circle: Rafael Sabatini
May 20 @ 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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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 21 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 21 @ 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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Julie Dobrow: After Emily 7:00 pm
Julie Dobrow: After Emily
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  When Emily Dickinson died in 1886, she was unknown outside the small circle of her family and friends. Her sister, Lavinia, promised she would burn all of Emily’s papers once she was gone. But … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 28 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Memoir Writers Group 3:30 pm
Memoir Writers Group
May 28 @ 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
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