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Animalalia Book Release 7:00 pm
Animalalia Book Release
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
YesNo Press presents a night of poetry by Liz Hutchinson, K.T. Landon, and M.P. Carver in celebration of Liz’s new book Animalalia.
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Members Garden Party 3:00 pm
Members Garden Party
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Don your hat, reconnect with old friends and make new at the Annual Members Garden Party! Live music, picnic fare and open bar included. $25 per person | Under 21 Free
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jun 6 @ 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 Poetry Seminar: Kevin Carey and Jennifer Martelli 7:30 pm
Salem Poetry Seminar: Kevin Carey and Jennifer Martelli
Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This week-long Seminar gives twelve students, selected from public colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts, the opportunity to study poetry writing intensively with noted teachers and authors Charlotte Gordon, J.D. Scrimgeour, and Richard Hoffman. The Seminar … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Jun 6 @ 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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Salem Poetry Seminar: Enzo Surin and Charlotte Gordon 7:30 pm
Salem Poetry Seminar: Enzo Surin and Charlotte Gordon
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This week-long Seminar gives twelve students, selected from public colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts, the opportunity to study poetry writing intensively with noted teachers and authors Charlotte Gordon, J.D. Scrimgeour, and Richard Hoffman. The Seminar … Continued
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Salem Poetry Seminar: Alumni Reading 7:30 pm
Salem Poetry Seminar: Alumni Reading
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Salem Poetry Seminar alumni reading. Many accomplished writers have attended the Seminar since its first iteration in 2000. Come hear a sampling of their fine work. Among this year’s alumni readers will be Joey Gould … Continued
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Salem Poetry Seminar: Richard Hoffman 7:30 pm
Salem Poetry Seminar: Richard Hoffman
Jun 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This week-long Seminar gives twelve students, selected from public colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts, the opportunity to study poetry writing intensively with noted teachers and authors Charlotte Gordon, J.D. Scrimgeour, and Richard Hoffman. The Seminar … Continued
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Book Group 10:00 am
Book Group
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Discussion group meets on the second Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. View the reading list.
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Evening Conversations Group will begin meeting at the Salem Athenæum on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM, starting August 10. All members and other interested parties are invited. It may … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 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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Incessant Pipe: Contentions 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Contentions
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Contentions
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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Salem Literary Festival 9:00 am
Salem Literary Festival
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Salem Literary Festival @ First Church  | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
  On June 17th, the Salem Athenaeum will present the 8th Salem Literary Festival, an exciting day of literary adventures for adults and youth: 15 award-winning and best-selling writers lunch with the authors free youth … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jun 20 @ 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
Jun 20 @ 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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New Members Night 7:00 pm
New Members Night
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
If you are a new, long-time, or prospective member, please join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Salem Athenaeum building.  The evening will include a reception and an overview of our history and mission, … Continued
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Salon: The Secret Concentration Camp Diary of Odd Nansen 5:30 pm
Salon: The Secret Concentration Camp Diary of Odd Nansen
Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Salon: The Secret Concentration Camp Diary of Odd Nansen @ Salem Athenaeum | Salem | Massachusetts | United States
Timothy Boyce, editor of From Day to Day, a World War II concentration camp diary, will present the first Summer Salon for 2017. Hailed by The New Yorker as “among the most compelling documents to … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Jun 27 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 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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