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Athenaeum

A temple or place dedicated to Athene, or Minerva; specifically an institution founded at Rome by Hadrian for the promotion of literary and scientific studies, and imitated in the provinces.
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The agreement was negotiated by Caitlyn Dlouhy, Vice President and Editorial Director of Atheneum Books for Young Readers, and Peter Steinberg of The Steinberg Agency, Inc.
The library within The Atheneum gave inventor Joseph Swan his inspiration.
From the Collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art October 23, 2004 through January 9, 2005
UN Studio, the design architects for the Wadsworth Atheneum, in concert with the firm of Fox & Fowle Architects, have been working for the last four months on the pre-design phase.
Still, it was at the Atheneum that those works, as well as Balanchine's Alma Mater, possibly the first football ballet, were given their first public American performances, with American dancers, to audiences that included a strong contingent of insurance company honchos.
Even the genres of his perfectly scripted and shot films take their cue from the functions of the art system: The Matrix Effect, 2000, made for the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, is moderated by children in the style of museum docents, while art criticism and theory find their counterpart in the Texas sermon.
Last exhibited in the United States in 1998, the selections are from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn.
Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell Atheneum, $16 Dovey Coe may be brutally outspoken, but that doesn't mean she up and murdered Parnell Caraway-- even if folks say he had it coming.
The Lightbulb by Joseph Wallace Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York 80 pages
Atheneum had reissued Brown's 1937 studies Negro Poetry and Drama and The Negro in American Fiction.
It is the home of such national attractions as the Wadsworth Atheneum, the nation's first public museum, and the Mark Twain House, the home where author Mark Twain lived and worked from 1874 to 1891.
McKissack and Onawumi Jean Moss Illustrated by Kyrsten Brooker Atheneum Books for Young Readers January 2005, $16.