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The Fralin Museum
The Fralin Museum

JANUARY 26 - APRIL 29, 2018

Jefferson Rotunda image
Charlottesville, Virginia

JUNE 21 - 24, 2018

Object Lessons Image
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

AUGUST 24, 2017 - JUNE 22, 2018

Past Events

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.

Diversity in Higher Ed Panel

JANUARY 20, 2018 – The University presents an afternoon of conversation at the Rotunda with world-renowned thought leaders. This Community MLK Celebration event is presented in partnership with the Bicentennial Commission.

100 Objects Shoe

DECEMBER 5, 2017 – Join Lifetime Learning in celebrating the University of Virginia’s Bicentennial with an immersive, day-long experience on the history of UVA in 100 Objects.

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.