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Eastern Art Panel on January 26,2016. Photo by Lovely ValentineThe Boston Athenæum offers a robust schedule of programming throughout the year that offers Athenæum members and the public opportunities to learn about the institution’s collections, current research in the arts and humanities, and a range of perspectives on historical and contemporary issues.

Our programming team wants to know your thoughts. What topics, themes, and big ideas would you like to see explored in Athenæum programs? Join Director of Events Victoria O'Malley and Director of Education Hannah Weisman for one or all of our upcoming programming meetings to share your thoughts. Meetings will be held on:

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 12 pm
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Contact Victoria O'Malley at or 617-720-7667 to register for one or more of the meetings.

Programming meetings will focus on big ideas, but we also welcome recommendations for specific programs. If you have a suggestion for a specific speaker or event, please complete our online event recommendation form or stop by the circulation desk the next time you are at the Athenæum to request a hard copy of the form.