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Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public. Reservations are requested, since space is limited. Call (603)431-2538 for reservations.

 

July 22, Friday
Opening receiption for the exhibit Architecture of the Piscataqua: A Photographic Reflection.

 

 

 

July 27, Wednesday
Tour of the Woodman Museum in Dover. 5:00 p.m. Space is limited; please call to reserve a space.

 

 

 

 

July 28, Thursday
Athenaeum Open House. Meet for refreshments and a convivial discussion of plans for renovations of our Reading Room. 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the Reading Room.

 

 

 

 

August 5, Friday
Art About Town, 5:00 p.m. in the Randall Gallery

 

 

August 16, Tuesday
Portsmouth Athenaeum Annual Picnic at Odiorne State Park at 5:30 p.m.

 

August 20, Saturday
A day of 19th Century Base Ball & more at Leary Field:  The Portsmouth Rockinghams play The Whipple Club of Kittery in a double-header starting at noon.
10:00 a.m.    12th NH Regiment Serenade Bank Concert
11:30 a.m.    Children’s Demonstration & Explnation of 1864 Rules
12:00 noon   First Game of Double Header
3:30 p.m.      Post-Game Reception at Federal Cigar Bar
Co-sponsored by the Athenaeum and the Federal Cigar Bar

 

August 21, Sunday
Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series presents Emily Daggett Smith and Tanya Gabrielian (violin,piano) at the New Castle Congregational Church at 3:00 p.m.  $20 suggested donation; $75 series subscription; series Patron seating $250 per person/$500 per couple.

 

 

August 27, Saturday
New England Heritage Conference, Weaving the Fabric of New England History, at Star Island, Isles of Shoals, presented by Star Island and Portsmouth Athenaeum. August 27 - August 30, or August 27 - September 3. Discover how textiles and clothing both shaped and reflected civiliation in New England over time. Athenaeum members: if this is your first conference on Star Island, receive 30% off your room and board. For more information, please visit starisland.org/newenglandheritage or click here.

 

 

 

September 2, Friday
Art About Town, 5:00 p.m. in the Randall Gallery

 

 

September 21, Wednesday
2016 Speaker Series "Keeping the Past Alive" resumes with "A Museum for Curiosities, "Both Natural and Artificial" - The Early Athenaeum Collection,"
related by Elizabeth Rhoades Aykroyd. 7 p.m. in the Research Library. Free to Athenaeum Members, $10 general admission. Sponsored by UBS Financial Services

 

 

September 25, Sunday
The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival presents a series of cameo concerts in the Reading Room 1-5 p.m.

 

 

September 25, Sunday
Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series presents the Omer String Quartet (violins, cello & viola) at the North Church in Portsmouth at 3:00 p.m.  $20 suggested donation; $75 series subscription; series Patron seating $250 per person/$500 per couple.

 


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