Our final Salon of the season brings us Sherry Turkle on how reclaiming face-to-face conversation can restore our relationships, creativity, and productivity. All welcome. Fri 12/2, 5-7pm.

The pub quiz returns! Gather groups of up to six to compete in this battle of wits and useless knowledge. Beer & pizza included. Registration required.

Memberships begin at only $8/month! Gain access to the Ath and RISD's extensive collections, receive special invitations and priority registration, and more.


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.