Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural… read more
Executive Director Alison Maxell talked about the Providence Athenaeum, an independent, member-supported library and cultural center. The goal of the Athenaeum is to welcome and enrich the educational and cultural pursuits of its members and the community, and to encourage a diverse public to engage in conversation. It offers a range of experiences by providing and conserving collections, promoting and collaborating with the community’s vibrant cultural sector, and highlighting and preserving its historic building.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Alison Maxell Executive Director Providence Athenaeum
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