Boston Magazine: Inside the Boston Athenaeum’s “community of the curious”


Jaco Conry of Boston Magazine covers the rich history and recent changes of the city’s cultural gem, the Boston Athenaeum.

Director Leah Rosovsky says of the 23,200 SF renovation and expansion, “The critical focus was meeting our members’ needs. It was clear that they wanted more casual spaces, more places to converge. We were also interested in presenting ourselves as a more open and welcoming institution.”

Read more about our transformation to support the Athenaeum in broadening its programming, engaging more of Boston’s diverse population, and increasing transparency about its history in Boston Magazine’s 
What the Boston Athenaeum’s $17 Million Renovation Looks Like”.

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