• Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back

    WHERE: Basile Theatre at the Historic Athenaeum WHEN: Friday, August 30th, 2019 7pm Purchase Trilogy Pass Here!  Admission to all 3 films and early access to seating. Click here for individual screening tickets for The Empire Strikes Back. Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back  (presented digitally) Rated: PG Run time: 2 Hours 4 Minutes Year of release: 1977 Join the Athenaeum as we travel to a galaxy far far away for this VERY special presentation of the original Star Wars Trilogy! Special Star Wars themed beverages and food items will be available for purchase and members of the…


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  • Athenaeum Soireé: An Affair on the Ave

    WHERE: The Historic Athenaeum WHEN: Thursday, July 25th, 2019 Purchase Tickets Here! The Athenaeum Foundation cordially invites you to our annual fundraiser the Athenaeum Soiree: An Affair on the Ave Thursday, July 25, 2019 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Enjoy culinary creations, tasty brews, perfect wines, and live entertainment at this business casual, 21+ indoor event. Tickets: $50 each / $90 for two / $250 for six Proceeds will benefit the maintenance and upkeep of the Athenaeum, one of Indianapolis' most treasured historic landmarks. This year’s participants are:


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  • Indy Pride Music & Movie Night

    Indy Pride Music & Movie Night Featuring Pride of Indy Bands with a screening of Moana WHERE: Basile Theatre at the Historic Athenaeum WHEN: Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 7pm Register Here Enjoy a beautiful summer evening in a family friendly environment for “Indy Pride Music and Movie Night,” featuring the Pride of Indy Bands. Each year, this serves as their Anniversary Concert and they pull out all the stops!


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  • Cézanne and Sensibility

    Cézanne and Sensibility WHERE: Max Kade at the Historic Athenaeum WHEN: Every Wednesday in July 6pm-9pm Register Here! What could be better than taking an affordable art class in a beautiful, historic downtown  building? Cézanne and Sensibility! This five week course is just $150 and will teach students to draw their own still-lifes, portraits, and landscape motifs à la Cézanne. The course will be taught by Katherine Hilden on Wednesday evenings in July in the Max Kade Room at The Athenaeum, 401 E. Michigan Street. Katherine Hilden is an artist and teacher who has exhibited…


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  • Dice and Decks: Game Night at the Athenaeum

    Dice and Decks: Game Night at the Athenaeum WHERE: 1st & 2nd Floor Lobbies of the Historic Athenaeum WHEN: Thursday, Aug 22nd, 2019 6pm Who’s Got Game? Find out at our newest family friendly program, Dice and Decks! Enjoy an evening of tabletop, card and dice games that the whole family can enjoy. We’ll have plenty of table and chairs setup in our 1st and 2nd floor lobbies so bring your favorite games to share. We will have a few games for people to play. Our 2nd floor lobby bar and Coat Check Coffee  will be open for service of…


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