Upcoming Calendar

In New York/East Coast:

Thursday, April 26 – Friday, April 27 — trip to Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Athenaeum, American Philosophical Society, Science History Institute Othmer Library, and Library Company of Philadelphia.

Wednesday, May 2 at 3:30pm — tour of the Rubin Museum of Art with Sandra Shahinian Leitner.

Wednesday, May 9 at 4pm — tour of the Metropolitan Opera Archives with Director Peter Clark.

Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the New-York Historical Society —
October 2018


In London:

James Cook: The Voyages exhibition at the British Library, April 27, 2018, through August 28, 2018

Tuesday, May 15  — the Twenty-third Annual Douglas W. Bryant Lecture.
“Secret Affairs: Spies and the Special Relationship” by Gordon Corera, the BBC’s Security Correspondent. 6:15pm reception and 7pm lecture.

June 10-15, 2018   Chairman’s Council Visit to British Library, London and Oxford — Wallace Collection Library, Westminster Abbey, Christ Church, Bodleian Library, Ashmolean Museum, Pembroke College.

Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms exhibition at the British Library, October 19, 2018, through February 19, 2019



Recent Events in 2017

Tour of the Bard Graduate Center exhibition, The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity, with curator Georgios Budalis, March 1, 2018

The Ninth Annual Breslauer lecture by Christopher de Hamel on the Library of Saint Thomas Becket at The Grolier Club, October 26, 2017

Tour of the The Morgan Library & Museum exhibition, Magnificent Gems: Medieval Treasure Bindings, October 18, 2017

Lunch at The Morgan Dining Room, October 18, 2017

Tour of the Frick Museum Library, October 17, 2017

Tour of the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts, October 16, 2017

Russian Revolution: Hopes, Tragedy, Myths exhibition at the British Library, April 28, 2017, through August 29, 2017

Chairman’s Council Trip to London and Manchester, May 14-19, 2017

Tour of the National Geographic Society, Washington D.C., April 12, 2017

Phil Hatfield at The Explorers’ Club, NYC, April 11, 2017

The Eighth Breslauer Lecture,  “My Life in Libraries:  Collections, Characters, and Collaborators” by Winston Tabb, Librarian, Johns Hopkins University, The Grolier Club, NYC, March 15, 2017

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line exhibition at the British Library, November 4, 2016, through March 1, 2017

Events in 2016

The Battle of Brooklyn exhibition at the New-York Historical Society with Jean Ashton, Library Director Emerita, November 30

Carnegie Hall Archives and Rose Museum tour, November 16

Private tour of National Archives, October 20

25th Anniversary Celebration of the Eccles Centre for American Studies hosted by Board member Gwendolyn van Paasschen, October 19

Tour of The Peabody Room at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, October 19

25th Anniversary Celebration of the Eccles Centre for American Studies hosted by David and Jeannette Redden, October 17

ATBL Annual Meeting at the Century Association, October 17

Shakespeare in Ten Acts exhibition at the British Library — through September 6, 2016

Douglas W. Bryant Lecture, British Library Conference Centre, May 16

J. Kevin Graffagnino at The Grolier Club, May 9

Opening of Shakespeare in Ten Acts exhibition at The British Library, April 14th

Chairman’s Council Trip to Dublin, Armagh Northern Ireland, Cambridge and London, April 10-16

Brooklyn Museum Library, March 31

Folger Shakespeare Library and Library of Congress in DC, March 14 and 15

The Pforzheimer Collection at the NYPL, March 7, 5 pm