Welcome to the Boston Athenæum, a member supported library, museum, and cultural center that everyone is invited to join. Curious? Come on in. See what you discover.

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    Compelling talks, engaging conversations, unforgettable experiences. And so much more.

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  • Upcoming Programs

  • 02/23/2024

    BA Lounge Session

    3:00 PM ET

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  • 02/26/2024

    Different Ships, Same Boat

    6:00 PM ET

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  • 02/28/2024

    Combee: Harriet Tubman, the Combahee River Raid & Black Freedom

    6:00 PM ET

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  • 03/04/2024

    David Netto

    6:00 PM ET

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  • 03/07/2024

    Jessica Roy: American Girls

    6:00 PM ET

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