The Gamm's Tony Estrella joins us to discuss how to curate a theatrical season. Sponsored by the Pearle W. and Marin M. Silverstein Foundation. Fri 3/2, 5-7pm.

We raise our glasses to our generous Spring 2018 season sponsor Bank of America. Thank you so much for supporting our programs and community!

Renowned Brown professor Arnold Weinstein explores the tug-of-war between the libido and the Law in "Civilization & Its Discontents," starting Sat 3/3.


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.