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.
Please note: The Portsmouth Athenaeum will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2015 through Saturday November 28, 2015.
December 4, Friday
Annual Holiday Gala! Invitations have been sent out! Please RSVP by November 24, 2015.
December 5, Saturday
The Randall Gallery will be open at 1:00 p.m. for the 20th Annual Proprietors' Art Show.
January 16, Saturday
197th Annual Meeting of the Proprietors of the Portsmouth Athenaeum. 4 p.m. in the Research Library.
January 21, Thursday
Memorial Concert honoring Proprietors who haave passed in 2015. Details to follow.
February 7, Sunday
Book signing and talk by Professor Geoffrey Cowan on his new book: "Let the People Rule: Theordore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary". Kirkus Reviews says: "Political junkies will delight in ths rollicking history containing lessons applicable to our contemporary political landscape." 3 p.m. in the Reading Room.
February 12, Friday
Opening reception for the exhibition "The North End: A Lost Portsmouth Neighborhood." 5 p.m. in the Randall Gallery. Snow date is Saturday, February 13.