Past Events
July 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Join artists Joan Dreyer, Ginny Smith, and Lesly-Claire Greenberg for a hands-on art workshop recommended for children ages 5 to 12. Stop by the Athenaeum between 2pm and 4pm to meet the artists and explore techniques in creating mixed-media collages while creating your own masterpiece. 

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.

July 9, 2017 - 4:00pm

Join us for a reception featuring artists from Pairs: Fiber Art from New Image Artists. Wine and cheese will be served. Free.

June 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

They're back! Influenced by bluegrass, country, blues, and gospel, Dead Men's Hollow's performance is a unique sound of tight harmony vocals backed by traditional bluegrass instrumentation: fiddle, banjo, mandolin, upright bass, and guitar. The group's repertoire comprises a vast array of original and traditional music, encompassing the early centuries of America's musical history...

June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Air Force Strings inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and positively impacts the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States. Sixteen pieces will join us on this evening for a traditional orchestra and strolling segment. Questions will be entertained by the band members at intermission.

Free. We expect...

June 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

Alice Roosevelt Longworth presents "Scandals In The City": If the headlines of today's political scandals make you shake your head in disbelief, wait until you hear Alice "dish the dirt!"

Free. Please RSVP at meredith@nvfaa.org

June 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

Fun classes to learn to dance or improve your dancing skills: fox trot, waltz, tango, swing, salsa, merengue, rumba, cha-cha, and samba. All level of dancers are welcome, with or without a partner. Discover little techniques that most people never learn about and become a relaxed and proficient social dancer in these small, personalized dance lessons! Free practice session from 8:30 to 9 pm. More...

June 3, 2017 - 8:30am

Our staff has researched our archives and you will not believe what we have found! Artifacts for sale covering our 52-year history as an organization and our 150-year historic building. Come hunt for a high quality bargain. "Everything must go!"  

May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

Both Boocks and Gower explore repetition, precision, and randomness to create meditative and mesmerizing pieces—yet each artist's practice results results in distinctively different results. Free.
 

May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

Come join us this Sunday afternoon for a delightful holiday performance by this quartet ensemble from the Mount Vernon Community Band.

Please RSVP at admin.nvfaa.org. Free.

May 7, 2017 - 4:30pm

Performers of this high quality rarely visit Old Town. Celebrate spring at the historic Athenaeum! Join Scott Tucker, the conductor of the Choral Arts Chamber Singers for Music for Chamber Voices.

Reception 4:30pm / Performance 5pm
Wine and cheese will be served, ...