Upcoming Events
December 17, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Mount Vernon Flutes have been an Athenaeum favorite for many years. This small ensemble from the Mount Vernon Concert Band will perform holiday songs in the gallery. Join us for this festive performance! Free.

December 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

Renowned, international ballroom dance instructor, Gary Stephans, promises the most fun you'll ever have learning or improving your Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. Discover little techniques that will help you become a relaxed and confident social dancer in these small, personalized dance classes...

January 14, 2018 - 4:00pm

Join us for the opening reception for Form and Void / Ellyn Weiss. Free.

January 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

From October 1864 to November 1865, the CSS Shenandoah carried the Civil War to the ends of the earth pursuing a perilous mission in which they succeeded spectacularly after it no longer mattered. Shenandoah's commerce-raiding cruise was a watery form of asymmetric warfare in the spirit of John Mosby, Bedford Forrest, and W. T. Sherman....

February 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Salon-style cocktails, dinner and discussion at the Statehouse. Featuring Davide Dukcevich, third generation ham salesman, on Daniele, Inc.: The Making of an American Brand.

This salon-style evening promises to be a lively and entertaining event. Ashley and George Wilson will welcome 50 lucky guests to their recently...

February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

In Fortune's Fool, Terry Alford provides the first comprehensive look at the life of an enigmatic figure whose life has been overshadowed by his final, infamous act. Tracing Booth's story from his uncertain childhood, characterized by a difficult relationship with his famous actor father, to his successful acting career, Alford offers...