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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.


 

 

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.

 

September 10, Thursday
Author & Editor Jessica Skwire Routhier will give an illustrated presentation of her new book The Painters' Panorama: Narrative, Art, and Faith in the Moving Panorama of Pilgrim's Progresss. 7 pm in the Research Library

 

September 13, Sunday
Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series presents Calandra Trio(viola, harp,flute) - First Congregational Church Kittery Point. 3 PM. $20 suggested donation; $75 series subscription; series Patron seating $250 per person/$500 per couple.

 

 

September 24, Thursday
Glen Knoblock will give a lecture in conjunction with Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival and New Hampshire Humanities Council. The talk focuses on two historical areas: New Hampshire's Black soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War, and Black Submarines in the U.S. Navy 1940 - 1975. 7 PM in the Research Library

 

 

 

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

 

 

October 3, Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Victorian Trims & Embellishments Workshop Get inspired by 19th century embellishments with author & costume historian Astrida Schaeffer. Learn how the Victorians thought about design, and make a sampler of the techniques that made their clothes fabulous. The class includes a visual tour of Victorian gowns, handouts and hands-on insruction. Fee is $90. Register at www.schaefferarts.com.

 

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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