RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

Be sure to take a look at our calendar for upcoming events this spring. We welcome New York Times best-selling authors, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and more!

We raise our glasses to our generous Spring 2017 season sponsor, Washington Trust! Thank you for supporting the Salon and the library.

Photo-based artist Annu Palakunnathu Matthew discusses her work & research in our collections. Fri 2/17, 5-7pm. Sponsored by the RI Council for the Humanities.

EXPLORE THE ATHENÆUM

The Providence Athenæum seeks to enrich the literary, cultural, and intellectual pursuits of its members and surrounding community through extraordinary collections and innovative programming. Committed to the stewardship of our historic building, the physical culture of books, and the advancement of the humanities, the Athenæum welcomes diverse audiences and spirited conversation.