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Remembering the Alchemists: A Reading and Conversation with Richard Hoffman 4:00 pm
Remembering the Alchemists: A Reading and Conversation with Richard Hoffman
Feb 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Remembering the Alchemists: A Reading and Conversation with Richard Hoffman @ Salem Athenaeum
Join celebrated author Richard Hoffman in conversation with J.D. Scrimgeour as he discusses his new collection, Remember the Alchemists & Other Essays. In the spirit of James Baldwin, Hoffman challenges us to face difficult truths … Continued
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La Tertulia—Online 5:00 pm
La Tertulia—Online
Feb 14 @ 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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Storytelling: Love—Roses and Thorns 7:00 pm
Storytelling: Love—Roses and Thorns
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
During Valentine’s Day week, the Athenaeum Writing committee presents local storytellers sharing their true stories on the theme of “Love: Roses and Thorns.” Come in from the winter chill and hear these local lovers and … Continued
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A Conversation on Book Banning 7:00 pm
A Conversation on Book Banning
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Book banning in school and public libraries has surged across the country in 2021 and 2022, and with it has come harassment, threats, and punitive laws against teachers and librarians. Massachusetts Library Association’s Co-Chair of … Continued
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La Tertulia—Online 5:00 pm
La Tertulia—Online
Feb 28 @ 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 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