Scholar Tim Boyce discusses Odd Nansen's WWII concentration camp diary. Fri 2/22, 5-7pm. Sponsored by the Pearl W. & Martin M. Silverstein Foundation.

The Athenæum is thrilled to welcome best-selling author Meg Wolitzer to Providence. Free & open to the public. Fri 3/22, 6-8pm, First Unitarian Church.

Cheers to those who make the Athenæum's programs possible, especially to our 2019 spring season sponsor Bank of America!


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.