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Welcome to the Press Page for the Boston Athenæum.
This page is designed for use by the working media. Here you will find announcements and media packets about the the Athenæum’s exhibitions and programs as well as recent news announcements and other special information.
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Recent News and Announcements:
July 31, 2012: Loring gift to fund second phase of digitization of Confederate States Collection
March 27, 2012: "George Deem: The Art of Art History" opens April 11
March 5, 2012: Advanced Release: Exhibitions in the Calderwood Gallery for 2012 and beyond
January 25, 2012: Bromer gift of $2 million to endow curatorship of rare books and manuscripts
August 18, 2011: Boston Athenæum fall exhibition, "Artists' Books: Books by Artists," opens October 12
August 16, 2011: Boston Athenæum project to make important Confederate States material available to the public
July 29, 2011: Boston Athenæum inaugurates Digital Collections Page
July 21, 2011: Robert R. Ashton appointed director of development
May 31, 2011: "Faces & Places: Mid-19th-Century Boston," featured exhibition at the Boston Athenæum this summer, opens June 20
April 28, 2011: James Reid-Cunningham appointed associate director for digital programs and preservation