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Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Feb 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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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Feb 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:30-11:00 every Wednesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
New Members Night 7:00 pm
New Members Night
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Did you recently receive a gift membership to the Athenaeum? Are you new and have not had a chance to stop by? Please join us for a free orientation and behind-the-scenes tour of the Salem … Continued
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Valentine’s Storytime at Salem’s So Sweet 10:30 am
Book Group 11:00 am
Book Group
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Discussion group meets on the second Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Sessions are hybrid. Register in advance if attending via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/uZModOCvrj0v_MkPJIjN5jmwNm_XvSb0IA View the reading list.
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This group currently meets online. Register here 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 … Continued
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La Tertulia—Online 5:00 pm
La Tertulia—Online
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday The 2nd Tuesday meeting is online via Zoom. Contact staff@salemathenaeum.net for details.
Nonfiction Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Nonfiction Writers’ Group
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We focus on nonfiction prose. Participants read their work in a supportive environment and receive useful feedback. If time permits, readings of favorite pieces and craft essays may be included as well as writing prompts. … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Feb 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:30-11:00 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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Vijay Seshadri on Wallace Stevens’ “Harmonium” 4:00 pm
Vijay Seshadri on Wallace Stevens’ “Harmonium”
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Vijay Seshadri on Wallace Stevens' "Harmonium" @ Salem Athenaeum
Wallace Stevens’ groundbreaking first book of poems, Harmonium, released in 1923, has influenced generations of poets. Anthologized poems from the collection, such as “The Snow Man,” “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” “The Emperor of … Continued
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Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
***May 17 Writers Group is Virtual only this week. Please log in with the Zoom link that has been used for the past year.***   All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Feb 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:30-11:00 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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Writing Workshop: A Grand Adventure: Taking your Tabletop RPG Story to the Written Page 10:00 am
Writing Workshop: A Grand Adventure: Taking your Tabletop RPG Story to the Written Page
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing Workshop: A Grand Adventure: Taking your Tabletop RPG Story to the Written Page @ Salem Athenaeum
A Grand Adventure: Taking your Tabletop RPG Story to the Written Page In this workshop, we will help you build a toolbox to get started with writing fiction. Drawing on the presenters’ decades of experience … Continued
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Young Writers’ Weekly Workshop (Grades 5-12) 3:30 pm
Young Writers’ Weekly Workshop (Grades 5-12)
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
WHEN: Tuesdays – February 27-April 9, 2024 from 3:30-4:45pm WHERE: Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970 COST: Free! As winter thaws into spring, our creative selves begin to bloom! In this seven week workshop, … Continued
La Tertulia—Online 5:00 pm
La Tertulia—Online
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays online.    
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon
Feb 27 @ 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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Writers’ Open Studio 8:30 am
Writers’ Open Studio
Feb 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:30-11:00 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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Black History Month Community Read  7:00 pm
Black History Month Community Read 
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Black History Month Community Read  @ Salem Athenaeum
Salem Athenaeum in conjunction with Grace Church (Salem)’s Anti-Racism Committee, is offering a community discussion of Jon Meacham’s 2020 Pulitzer Prize winning non-fiction book about Civil Rights hero John Lewis entitled His Truth Is Marching On: John … Continued