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Online Exhibitions & Symposia

Fans at The Athenaeum

This online exhibition is made possible through a generous grant from the Fan Association of North America (FANA).

    Elegant Things & Vile Uses: The Civil War and The United States Capitol Building

Online version of exhibition from April 9-May 18, 2012

Jacob Stelman: Architectural Photography, 1936-1970

Online version of exhibition from August 31-November 7, 2009

  Ladies of The Athenaeum

Gasoliers to Chandeliers: Lighting Fixtures of The Athenaeum

  Art Bound: Book Design Past & Present

Online version of exhibition from June 16- August 28, 2008

Cast in Bronze at The Athenaeum: 19th Century Bronze Sculpture


Thomas Ustick Walter: Historic Architecture for a Modern World

Online version of exhibition from April 3- September 30, 2004


Chess at The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

  Developing Urban Images: 50 Years of Philadelphia Architecture as Seen Through the Lens of Lawrence S. Williams

Online version of exhibition from November 5, 2003- February 27, 2004

The Art of the Fan: Beyond the Victorian Lady

Online version of exhibition from February 1-March 16, 2013

Keeping Time: Clocks at The Athenaeum


American House Museums in the 21st Century

Papers from a symposium held at the Athenaeum from December 4-5, 1998