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The Spring 2020 season is generously sponsored by the Providence Tourism Council & Bank of America.

     

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EX LIBRIS: Victoria Regia

Wed, May 27, 5:30pm- 6:15pm

In the pantheon of Victorian flora, one plant is by any measure a standout. With flat, round, leaves rimmed in crimson, growing six, seven, even…

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The Final Spring Virtual Cocktail Party!

Fri, May 29, 5:30pm- 6:30pm

We all need a drink and some good conversation. Join us for our weekly virtual Athenæum cocktail party over Zoom! This week’s prompts: What are…

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EX LIBRIS: Lincoln on the Verge

Wed, June 3, 5:30pm- 6:15pm

Former Athenæum trustee Ted Widmer presents his new book, Lincoln on the Verge, an account of the Great Emancipator’s two-week journey to Washington as President-Elect…

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EX LIBRIS: The Witching Hour

Wed, June 10, 5:30pm- 6:15pm

Folklorists Dr. Sara Cleto and Dr. Brittany Warman will discuss five of the different kinds of witches that appear in fairy tales. By illuminating different…

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EX LIBRIS: Thoreau’s Library Alcoves

Wed, June 17, 5:30pm- 6:15pm

What would Henry David Thoreau have made of the Providence Athenæum’s famously atmospheric library alcoves? After spending a day in Boston’s venerable libraries in 1852,…

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EX LIBRIS: Bibliomania

Wed, June 24, 5:30pm- 6:15pm

In late February, the Athenæum opened its newest exhibit, Bibliomania: Book Arts at the Providence Athenæum. It was only on view for three short weeks…

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