Join us as we celebrate our Bicentennial

Show of Shows

 

As part of the Athenaeum’s bicentennial, Show of Shows is the finale of a five part exhibit celebrating the Athenaeum’s many treasures, its history and its Proprietors. Each part has been curated by members of the Arts Athenaeum Exhibits Committee.

Opens Friday, December 1, 2017 with a public reception in the Randall Gallery from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

 

Treasures of the Athenaeum Part IV: Renewal, Growth & A Public Research Library, 1980-2017

 

As part of the Athenaeum’s bicentennial, Renewal, Growth & A Public Research Library, 1980-2017 is part four of a five part exhibit celebrating the Athenaeum’s many treasures, its history and its Proprietors. Each part is curated by members of the Arts Athenaeum Exhibits Committee.

Opens Friday, September 15, 2017 with a public reception in the Randall Gallery from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

 

Treasures of the Athenaeum Part III: The Somnolent Years, 1900 to 1979

 

As part of the Athenaeum’s bicentennial, the Somnolent Years, 1900 to 1979 is part three of a five part exhibit celebrating the Athenaeum’s many treasures, its history and its Proprietors. Each part is curated by members of the Arts Athenaeum Exhibits Committee.

Opens Friday, July 7, 2017 with a public reception in the Randall Gallery from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

Exhibit Series on 200 Years of Treasures at the Portsmouth Athenaeum

 

High Hopes & Ambitious Plans, 1840 to 1899

As part of the bicentennial, we are celebrating the Portsmouth Athenaeum’s many treasures and its Proprietors with an exhibition in five parts curated by members of the Arts Athenaeum Exhibits Committee.

April 22, 2017 – June 24, 2017

 

Randall Room Exhibition Gallery

Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1-4 p.m.

The research library and the exhibition gallery are on the third floor of the building at 6-8 Market Square adjoining the Athenaeum building.

Looking Ahead: Upcoming Exhibit
Previous Exhibits