What is Athenaeum?

This website is Athenaeum Showcase and hosts website-based exhibits created when the event could not be held in person during the Pandemic.

Now this site hosts written research by exhibitors who wish to share their work.

The in-person event, Athenaeum, is an annual non-competitive Arts & Sciences exhibition event hosted by the Barony of Madrone. It is usually held in June.

Athenaeum has become the largest arts and sciences display event in the Kingdom of An Tir and is highly anticipated every year.

Spike and Enzio, the Baroness and Baron of Madrone process into court at the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Championships in An Tir
Photo Courtesy of Mistress Roana Aldinoch, OP

Welcome to Madrone

We are overjoyed at the success of our first Virtual Athenaeum which took place on July 18, 2020 and we look forward to more stops along the Road to Athenaeum in the months ahead.  It was wonderful to see the works of artisans and join with you in positive community.

We especially look forward to welcoming the artisans of An Tir back to Athenaeum again in the summer of 2021.

— Enzio & Spike, Baron and Baroness of Madrone

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