Book Signing

Sunday, January 21, 2018 3 p.m. Reading Room   Book signing with local author Kristin Goodwillie, whose new memoir Kristin’s Journey chronicles her life and experiences all over the globe. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do...

Memorial Concert

Thursday, January 18, 2018 4 p.m. Reading Room, Portsmouth Athenaeum   Please join us in the Reading Room for the In Memoriam concert with vocalist Mike Blair and guitarist Jim Prendergast to honor those Proprietors we lost in 2017.   In Memoriam 2017 Katherine...

Closed on Thursday 1/4

Snow Storm Cancellation Due to the snow storm in the forecast for Thursday, January 4, 2018, the Portsmouth Athenaeum will be closed. Please stay safe. The Research Library & Gallery will reopen on Friday at 1 p.m. Reminder that the Athenaeum is now open five...

Book, Bread and Banjo

Tuesday, January 9, 5:30 pm in the Research Library Join Martin Philip, author of Breaking Bread and head baker at King Arthur Flour in Norwich, Vermont.  Martin will share stories about bread and secrets to great baking along with a little music. Share...

Christmas Holiday

Happy Holidays!! For the Christmas Holiday, the Portsmouth Athenaeum will be closed Monday, Christmas Day, December 25, 2017 and Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Share...