2020 Program Series

Portsmouth Athenaeum Program Series 2020 Elections with a New Hampshire Twist   This is a year of Primaries, Caucuses and a Presidential election. While the excitement of the New Hampshire primary (still first in the nation!) has passed, there is a lot to know...

Sarah Hamill Memoir

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:30 p.m. Reading Room Proprietor Sarah Hamill will present a book talk and signing for her new memoir When I was a Child in England During World War II in the Reading Room. Attendance is free. PLEASE NOTE: The correct day is Dec. 11 (not...

Armsden Index Transcribe-a-thon!

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Research Library In 2018, the Athenaeum received the photographic collection of prolific, local photographer Douglas J. Armsden (1918-2009). Armsden’s portfolio captured the essence of the mid-20th century Seacoast region of...