Boston Athenaeum Virtual Programs

A number of programs this month are being offered to the public this month, some free and some with a small charge, by the Boston Athenaeum.    Registration is required.  Of particular interest:

Tuesday, March 9 at 6 pm, Book Talk.   $5   Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All.   Event details    Event registration

Saturday, March 13 at 10 am, Virtual Art & Architecture Tour .  Free. Docent-led tour of the Boston Athenaeum’s historic landmark building and introduction to its collections   Event details     Event registration

Thursday, March 18 at 6 pm, Book Talk   $5    The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine.  Event details    Event registration

Wednesday, March 24 at 11 am, Virtual Up Close Tour   Free. Carvings and Quandaries: The Life and Work of Horatio Greenough and Thomas Crawford.  Two American early nineteenth century Neoclassical sculptors who expatriated to Italy.   Event details      Event registration

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