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Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

AUGUST 24, 2017 - JUNE 22, 2018

Past Events

history class

NOVEMBER 28, 2017 - Join us for the opening of "Contested Spaces: Examining the Past, the Present, and the Forgotten at the University." The project was conceived, designed, and executed by students.

Women's Global Leadership Forum

NOVEMBER 13 - 14, 2017 – Convening women from the University and around the world to come together and discuss “The Role of Women in 21st Century Democracy.”


OCTOBER 28, 2017 – Celebrate the culture, health, and spirit of the Latinx Community in Charlottesville.

All Angles photo

OCTOBER 18, 2017 – Student Council and the Black Student Alliance co-host a forum designed to encourage dialogue about Thomas Jefferson and his representation at the University.

Bicentennial landscape image

OCTOBER 18 - 21, 2017 – The President’s Commission on Slavery and the University is partnering with other leading institutions to highlight the recent work of universities that have begun to grapple with their own histories and consider appropriate preservation and memorialization.

OCTOBER 17, 2017 – Help us celebrate this twin launch with the UVA Library and UVA Press!

Save the date

OCTOBER 5-7, 2017 – Join us to kick off the UVA Bicentennial Celebration with a weekend you won't forget.

UVA Jefferson statue

JUNE 25 - JULY 1, 2017 – Join University of Virginia’s Lifetime Learning program for the Jefferson in Paris Seminar to learn about Jefferson’s Paris—the museums, statues, culture, history and much more.

flowers and wall

MAY 2, 2017 – As a UNESCO World Heritage site, we strive to ask ourselves: how can we honor the past while looking towards the future?

Rotunda at Dusk

APRIL 24, 2017 – The reopening of the Rotunda in the fall of 2016 has garnered widespread attention. Two members of the Office of the University Architect will provide an insider’s look at the process of planning, implementation and construction of this ten-year long restoration project.