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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 3 @ 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 3 @ 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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212th Annual Meeting 7:00 pm
212th Annual Meeting
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The 212th Annual Meeting of the Salem Athenaeum and election of officers and new trustees. All members in good standing are welcome to attend.    
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
May 9 @ 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
Writing Group: The Monday Group 7:00 pm
Writing Group: The Monday Group
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Group offers support and feedback for adult writers under 40 at the beginnings of their careers. Those interested should contact leader Blake Campbell (blakecampbell1919@gmail.com) to assess whether this group is right for you.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 10 @ 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
La Tertulia—Online 5:00 pm
La Tertulia—Online
May 10 @ 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.
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Guided Walk at Long Hill 11:00 am
Guided Walk at Long Hill
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Guided Walk at Long Hill @ Trustees of the Reservations—Long Hill
Special Outing for Athenaeum Members Join us for a guided walk at Long Hill in Beverly with Trustee of the Reservations. Senior Horticulturist Dan Bouchard will lead the group on a tour around Long Hill’s … Continued
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Book Group 11:00 am
Book Group
May 14 @ 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.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 17 @ 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
Reappraisal Reading Circle—Frank Swinnerton 7:00 pm
Reappraisal Reading Circle—Frank Swinnerton
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open meeting discussing the works of a prolific, popular author of the past whose works are held in quantity by the Athenaeum. Today’s discussion: Frank Swinnerton (1884–1982) English novelist, biographer, literary critic, and friend of … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 17 @ 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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Chuck Radis: Island Medicine 7:00 pm
Chuck Radis: Island Medicine
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
House Calls and Clinic Visits on Maine’s Casco Bay Islands With stories ranging from hilarious to heart breaking, Dr. Radis will bring the listener along on clinic visits and into the homes of his island … Continued
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Any Book Group 7:00 pm
Any Book Group
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
What are you reading? This is new discussion group is for readers of all genres. We all share a love for books–classics, mysteries, sci-fi, memoir, poetry–whatever genre you are reading now, come prepared to share! … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 24 @ 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
La Tertulia—Online 5:00 pm
La Tertulia—Online
May 24 @ 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
May 24 @ 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 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 31 @ 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