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 27 Sunday          
Book launch for The Poet's Tale; Lady Wentworth by HW Longfellow, a new edition of the classic story published by Tammi Truax with illustrations by Bob Nilson. 4 p.m. in the Reading Room.




 




August 5, Tuesday
22nd Annual Athenaeum Potluck Picnic at the Seacoast Science Center. 5:30




August 16, Saturday
19th Century Base Ball at Leary Field: the Portsmouth Rockinghams play the Lowell Nine in a double-header starting at noon. The pre-game program and explanation of historic rules begins at 11 a.m.

 

August 24  Sunday 
Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series presents Emily Smith, violin and Tanya Gabrielian, piano - New Castle Congregational Church. 3.p.m.
$20 suggested donation; $75 series subscription; series Patron seating $250 per person/$500 per couple.

 




 


September 14 Sunday
Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series presents Calandra Trio - Kittery Point Congregational Church. 3.p.m.
$20 suggested donation; $75 series subscription; series Patron seating $250 per person/$500 per couple.

 

 





September 25, Thursday
"New Hampshire and the American Clipper Ship Era" "Glenn Knoblock explores our nation's past with this exciting look at the fastest sailing ships ever built in America.  Learn how the clippers evolved, who built them and why, as well as New Hampshire's important role in supplying these unique ships.  Time TBD.

 

September 26, Friday & September 27, Saturday
Annual Athenaeum Book Sale. Details to come.

 

 

 



September 28, Sunday
Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival. Watch here for details or go to the festivals website.

 

 

 





 




October 15, Wednesday

The 2014 lecture series, “Putting New England on the Map:  400th Anniversary of Captain John Smith’s Voyage”“English Fishing Stations of Monhegan and Damariscove: "Right Against Us in the Main was a Ship of Sir Frances Popphames."  Neill De Paoli. 7 p.m. in the Research Library. Free to Athenaeum Members. $10 General Admission. The “John Smith” lecture series is sponsored by UBS Financial Services. Reservations are requested, since space is limited. Call (603)431-2538 for reservations. For more information go to our Speakers page.




October 19, Sunday
Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series presents Trio Cleonice - St. John's Church. 3.p.m.
$20 suggested donation; $75 series subscription; series Patron seating $250 per person/$500 per couple.







November 19, Wednesday 

The 2014 lecture series, “Putting New England on the Map:  400th Anniversary of Captain John Smith’s Voyage”“The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail”   Jeffrey Bolster.
7 p.m. in the Research Library. Free to Athenaeum Members. $10 General Admission. The “John Smith” lecture series is sponsored by UBS Financial Services. Reservations are requested, since space is limited. Call (603)431-2538 for reservations
For more information go to our Speakers page.


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