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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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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
Boston Classical Trio Concert @ Salem Athenaeum | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
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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Leaves of Grass—Marathon Reading 11:00 am
Leaves of Grass—Marathon Reading
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Leaves of Grass—Marathon Reading @ Salem Athenaeum
On the 200th anniversary of Whitman’s birth, we will celebrate the event by hosting a reading of the 1855 edition of his masterpiece, Leaves of Grass. The volume heralded the arrival of a genuinely American voice … Continued
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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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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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Open Regular Hours Today 10:00 am
Open Regular Hours Today
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open regular hours today! Get a jumpstart on your summer reading!
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La Tertulia 6:00 pm
La Tertulia
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon will meet upstairs in the Salem Athenaeum. “The Pipe” is a space to read poetry, yours or others, and discuss everything from the price of tea in China to quantum … Continued
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