Athenaeum

Athenaeum is an Arts & Sciences showcase event sponsored by the Barony of Madrone. The event was Screenshot of top center of Athenaeum websiteheld in-person in 2018 and 2019. Athenaeum became a virtual event in 2020 via the Road to Athenaeum website. The website was renamed in Spring of 2021 and is now called Athenaeum. The fourth Athenaeum took place virtually on June 26-27.

Exhibits remain available! Read, comment, and share links with friends and subject area experts!

The manner of exhibit is much like the 2020 online Athenaeum event. Each person who desired to exhibit applied in advance and received access to a special page on the Athenaeum website. Exhibitors filled out their page with text, images, links to video, links to additional resources,  and more!

The event team hopes everyone who attended had a fantastic time in Group Presentations by exhibitors, Salons on various subjects, a social room, and one-on-one meetings with exhibitors.

Watch for news about Athenaeum 5!


An auditorium with people in garb displaying arts and crafts
Athenaeum held in a huge hall in 2019 Photo: Rowenna de Manning

In 2018 and 2019, Their Excellencies of Madrone (King County, WA) in partnership with the Laurels of An Tir invited artisans of all skill levels to journey to Athenaeum, sponsored by the Barony of Madrone, to showcase their  artistic skills to all the Realm! The populace was welcomed to be inspired and awed by the largest collection of artisans in An Tir!

Athenaeum is a non-competitive Body of Work event, and it is designed to be your chance to display the breadth of your artistic abilities and receive valuable feedback and commentary from the Laurels of An Tir and other artisans in a relaxed, collaborative, and engaging environment.