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UVA Rotunda

SEPTEMBER 29, 2018

Poster for web
Jefferson School and Newcomb Hall

OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2018

sustainability summit
Newcomb Hall

OCTOBER 27-30, 2018

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Harrison-Small Main Gallery

JULY 26, 2018 - JANUARY 4, 2019

Past Events

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AUGUST 24, 2017 - JUNE 22, 2018 – Explore the University’s past through a collection of historical objects that can be found on, or nearby, Grounds. Each of these objects has a story to tell.


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JUNE 21 - 24, 2018 - The 2018 Summer Jefferson Symposium will explore two lasting legacies of Thomas Jefferson: The University of Virginia and Monticello.

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For the Benefit of the Colonnade Club Bicentennial Fund.

Bicentennial Mark

After being excluded from the exhibition, a 1956 burned cross donated to the Library by Sarah Patton Boyle will be returned to the gallery. 

Earth Week. People. Planet. Progress.

The Cinema Under the Stars outdoor movie event will showcase a brief video highlighting the history of water and stormwater at UVA, starting from its birth 200 years ago and reaching up to present

Rotunda architectural drawing

MARCH 16 - 17, 2018 - A two-day symposium on "New discoveries of Thomas Jefferson's Architecture and Design" at the University of Virginia to complement the exhibit at The Fralin Museum.

Where do we go from here

MARCH 13, 2018 - Throughout 2018, the Virginia General Assembly's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission is holding roundtables in each of the Virginia communities that Dr. King visited. The esteemed panelists will reflect upon King's visit to UVA 55 years ago.

Gregory Swanson enrollment

FEBRUARY 5, 2018 – Join UVA Rector Frank M. "Rusty" Conner III '81, UVA President Teresa Sullivan and Dean Risa Goluboff in honoring Gregory Hayes Swanson, the first African-American student admitted to the University of Virginia.


JANUARY 27, 2018 – Special tour of exhibit exploring Jefferson and architecture at The Fralin Museum.