In this issue:
The Athenaeum will be closed on February 16 for President's Day.
Reminder: The Athenaeum's inclement weather policy is to close when the Philadelphia Public Schools close.
Lecture: "Looking Backward, Looking Forward: a Comparison of the Athenaeumís 19th & 21st Century Architectural Competitions"
Wednesday, February 4, 6:00PM. Curator of Architecture Bruce Laverty will compare the 19th century competition to design the Athenaeum's current building with the conceptual Looking Forward: Re-Imagining The Athenaeum of Philadelphia competition, the results of which make up our current exhibition. Co-Sponsored by ICAA and SAH. For more information about Looking Forward, click here. ICAA, SAH and Athenaeum Members Free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-925-2688. All Others $10. Online payment.
Socrates Cafe Discussion Group
Lecture and Book Signing: Cordelia Biddle, Saint Katharine: The Life of Katharine Drexel.
Athenaeum member Cynthia Connolly will participate in this One Book One Philadelphia symposium.
The U.S. Response to Throwaway Children: From Orphan Trains to the Current Migrant Crisis
Monday, February 9, 2015 at 8:30A
On January 16th, Athenaeum member Susan Wetherill carried the banner for the Benjamin Franklin Birthday Celebration.
Susan Wetherill is on the right.
First three Saturdays of the month: 11:00am-3:00pm (excluding July and August).
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