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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.

June 27, Saturday
Curator's Gallery Talk : Embellishments curator Astrida Schaeffer leads an exploration and discussion of the garments on view. 1:00 PM in the Randall Gallery


The Portsmouth Athenaeum will be closed Saturday, July 4, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

July 18, Saturday 
Dress in Detail: A White Glove Tour of the exhibit "Embellisihments" to include an in-depth examination of three dresses, with a look at the construction secrets inside and out at 1 pm.

 


 

 

 

 

August 7, Friday,
The Randall Gallery will be open for Art Around Town. 5 – 8 pm.

 

 

August 15, Saturday,
19th Century Base Ball at Leary Field: The Portsmouth Rockingham play the Lowel Nine (dressed as Kearsarge) in a double-header starting at noon. The pre-game program and explanation of historic rules begins at 11 AM.




August 18, Tuesday,
Annual Athenaeum Picnic at the Seacoast Science Center.


 


August 20, Thursday,
Curator and author Astrida Schaeffer will present a talk on "High Fasion, Local Flavor: Social Positioning Through Dress in Seacoast NH". 7 PM in the Research LibraryFor more information click here.

 

 

August 23, Sunday,
Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series presents Trio Cleonice (violin, cello, piano) - New Castle Congregational Church. 3 PM. $20 suggested donation; $75 series subscription; series Patron seating $250 per person/$500 per couple.

 

 

 

 


September 4 Friday,
The Randall Gallery will be open for Art Around Town. 5 – 8 pm.

 

 

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October 2, Friday,     
The Randall Gallery will be open for Art Around Town. 5 - 8 pm.

 

 

October 14, Wednesday
David Cole will present a lecture: "Hydrographic Surveying of Portsmouth Harbor and Other Tales from the High Seas." Explore the evolution of hydrographic surveying, nautical charting, and ocean mapping.
7 p.m. in the Research Library. Free to Athenaeum Friends & Members. $10 General Admission. Reservations are requested since space is limited.  Please Call 603-431-2538 X2 at least 48 hours in advance.
The “Piscataqua Shipping: Harbor to Sea” lecture series is sponsored by UBS Financial Services.
For more information click here.







November 6, Friday, 
The Randall Gallery will be open for Art Around Town. 5 - 8 pm.

 


November 18, Wednesday,
Wendy Lull  presents “The Wreck of the Lizzie Carr.” Hear the dramatic tale of the 1905 wreck of the Lizzie Carr, New Hampshire’s last shipwrecked schooner. 
7 p.m. in the Research Library. Free to Athenaeum Friends & Members. $10 General Admission. Reservations are requested since space is limited.  Please Call 603-431-2538 X2 at least 48 hours in advance.
The “Piscataqua Shipping: Harbor to Sea” lecture series is sponsored by UBS Financial Services. For more information click here.




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