Marian Miner Cook

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Athenaeum in the News

2023 Athenaeum Retirements
History of CMC: The Athenaeum
Through the eras: Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum fellows
History of the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“Educated” memoirist kicks off 2019 Ath season
Athenaeum kicks off powerhouse week, Fall semester
Former U.S. Ambassador, Samantha Power, urges students to hold on to their ideals and heal divisiveness
Paul Beninger ’73 P’09 details race to find AIDS cure in the early years of crisis
Athenaeum Main Dining Room to be named for Eggert
Eggert Dining Room dedication champions Athenaeum, Open Academy
M.M.C Athenaeum's Platinum Anniversary
20th Anniversary
30th Anniversary
Founding Director Michael Riley, (1983-1985)
Director Jil Stark, (1987-1992)
Director Bonnie Snortum, (1992-2014)
Interim Director Priya Junnar
Bonnie Snortum, 2013
Bonnie Snortum, Dream Job
Staff Spotlight: Athenaeum Chef Dave Skinner
People who make it happen: Athenaeum Manager David Edwards
Mary Weatherford Mural
New Persian Rug
Player Piano
Athenaeum Lobby Wooden Wall Sculpture
Marion Pike Portraits
Drawings of Leonard Cohen
Frederick Doar P'12 Paintings
Ath Double Feature: Art and Civil Rights
Artwork by Er Tai and Maya Gao
James Fuller Art Exhibition
Milford Zornes Art Exhibition
Head Table Trials and Tribulations
Steak Dinners to Political Protests: the Ath Over the Years
Sidd Reviews the Ath: Still Waiting for that Special Critic Service
Sidd Reviews the Ath: The Grading Curve is Set
Free Food for Thought Podcast
Madrigal Magic
Madrigal Traditions
Madrigal '06
Madrigal Recipes
Athenaeum Recipes
Athenaeum Staff Over the Years
Athenaeum Fellows Over the Years
Art of the Deal: The Time Marian Miner Cook Pulled Out Her Checkbook
Video: Happy Holidays from the Athenaeum (2015)
M.M.C. Athenaeum Cookbook


Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

Claremont McKenna College
385 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, CA 91711


Phone: (909) 621-8244 
Fax: (909) 621-8579