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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


10:00 a.m.

Monticello's Commemoration of Jefferson's 272nd Birthday
U.S. Representative John Lewis, the recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership, will be the featured speaker.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: West Lawn of Monticello

10:00 a.m.

Public Talk: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Law
The Honorable Joan E. Donoghue, the current American representative judge serving on the International Court of Justice and a lifelong public servant in the realms of international and American diplomatic law.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Caplin Pavilion, U.Va. School of Law

11:00 a.m.

Founder's Day Tree Planting Ceremony
Location: TBD

Noon

Presentation of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals (Invitation Only)


3:00 p.m.


Public Talk: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Architecture

Herman Hertzberger, an internationally acclaimed Dutch architect who has made significant contributions to the world of modern architecture. He established his firm, Architectuurstudio HH, in 1960. In 2012, he was awarded one of the world's most prestigious lifetime achievement awards in architecture, the Royal Gold Medal.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Drama Building, Caplin Theatre

3:00 p.m.

Public Talk: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Citizen Leadership
U.S. Representative John R. Lewis, (D-Ga.), a civil rights activist, lifelong public servant and central player in America’s struggle for equal rights. Lewis chaired the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and organized the march from Selma to Montgomery, which took place 50 years ago this week, on March 7, 1965.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Click here to see how the Charlottesville community plans to celebrate Mr. Jefferson's birthday.