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Third Annual Trivia Night

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Registration is requested
Members $20

Third Annual Trivia Night

Calling all history buffs, culture gurus, museum aficionados, and encyclopædists! Join us for the Boston Athenæum’s third annual Trivia Night. Come with your own team of up to 6 people or join up with others at the Athenæum to test your knowledge in this pub-style game. The top 3 teams will take home a special prize!

Your quizmaster for the evening, Fritz Holznagel, became an Athenæum member in 1999—just 4 years after winning the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions. He also represented the U.S. at the first Jeopardy! Olympic Tournament in 1996 and appeared on the show’s Ultimate Tournament of Champions (2005) and Battle of the Decades (2014). In real life, he’s the creator of the biographical encyclopedia and a freelance writer who once wrote questions about Kansas, Missouri, and South Dakota for Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego? A proud Oregon native, Fritz graduated with a degree in history from Willamette University in 1983.

Pizza, wine, and beer will be served.

Do you who sculpted Little Nell on the second floor? Can you name three important collections of rare books held at the Boston Athenæum? Check out the BAs digital collection database to learn interesting facts about our collection and wow your friends with your BA knowledge!

To register, follow the registration button on the right. If you would prefer your information to pre-populate, log in to your My Athenæum Profile. To log in to your My Athenæum Profile click on the profile icon found in the upper right corner of each page on our website.

If you do not yet have a profile, select “New User? Create an account” on the Profile Login page. Members create their own accounts; a username and password are not assigned when you join the Athenæum.

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Most programs held in the Bayard Henry Long Room on the Athenaeum's first floor are amplified and assistive listening devices are available for patron use.

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To request ASL interpretation services for any of the Athenaeum's programs, please contact Hannah Weisman at 617-720-7617 or