At the Athenaeum, we firmly believe that good ethics and good business work naturally together to produce the best long-term results.


Our mission statement reads as follows:

The Athenaeum preserves and enhances its historic German-American landmark designation to advance the sound mind in a sound body values of its founders through programming that lifts spirits and engages in diverse communities.


We are committed to engaging with diverse communities and organizations, creating a vibrant and safe public space, and helping our community thrive.


We believe in a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, equitable, compassionate, caring and just.

Athenaeum Foundation401 EAST MICHIGAN STREET

Our Mission

The Athenaeum Foundation preserves a treasured historic landmark that welcomes all to nurture a sound mind and a sound body through arts & culture, wellness and community.

The Athenaeum Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization.