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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, and will be livestreamed.

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 judge serving on the International Court of Justice and a lifelong public servant in the fields of international and foreign relations 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
This year's tree will be dedicated to the enslaved laborers who built and maintained the University from 1817 to 1865.

Location: In front of Pavilion IV (map)

Noon

Presentation of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals (Invitation Only)

2:30 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, and will be livestreamed.

Location: The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Auditorium


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

8:00 p.m.

UVa Chamber Music Series
This annual series brings professional performances by UVa's outstanding faculty and guest artists to the University and the central Virginia community while providing inspired learning opportunities for students. These intimate concerts are programmed to offer both new and traditional works that will delight the novice as well as the well-tempered critic.

Featured muscisian: Maria Serkin, Lecturer of Horn at UVa and the Principal Horn of the Charlottesville Symphony. She will perform with Shelby Sender, piano and Daniel Sender, violin.

Cost of Attendance: $15 / $5 Students / Free for UVa Students who reserve in advance / Free for students under 18

Location: Old Cabell Hall

 

 

 

 

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