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The Library of Congress offers these events to the public at its Washington, D.C. location free of charge, except where otherwise noted. Schedules are subject to change. Check back to this site for the latest information. Individuals requiring accommodations for this event are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or [email protected].

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Exhibition — "Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Exhibition — Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Exhibition — Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

Exhibition — John F. Kennedy

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

Workshop — "Charting the Cosmos of Cartography"

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Day One: Through the presentation and discussion of over 20 peer-reviewed papers, this workshop aims to demonstrate the wealth of maps and charts produced from the early modern period to the - now also historic - 20th century and the relevance of interpreting them. Registration for the workshop has closed. Registered attendees will have guaranteed seating and will receive an abstract booklet but ad hoc attendees are welcome to come to the workshop and try their luck for an unclaimed seat.
Location: Mumford Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-8548

Tour — Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Tour — Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Concert — BeauSoleil Quartet | Cajun Music from Louisiana

Noon - 1 p.m.
The lively and soulful music of Louisiana Cajuns descends from the songs and fiddle tunes of French-speakers who migrated from France to Canada in the 17th century, and from Canada to Louisiana in the 18th century. BeauSoleil was the first Cajun band to win a Grammy Award, in 1998, and added a second in 2008. In 2011 they were inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Gallery Talk — "Echoes of the Great War "

Noon - 12:30 p.m.
"Charles Hamilton Houston & World War I" - Before Charles Hamilton Houston became the chief attorney for the NAACP and a mentor to Thurgood Marshall, he was a young officer serving in a segregated military during the First World War. Curator Ryan Reft will discuss Houstona?"s wartime experiences and their influence on his later work.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Lecture — David France on How to Survive a Plague- POSTPONED

Noon - 1 p.m.
"This event has been postponed. Reschedule information will be shared once available. Apologies for any inconvenience." David France, author of How to Survive a Plague and creator of the 2012 Academy Award-nominated film of the same title, discusses his telling of the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S. A riveting, powerful telling of the story of the grassroots movement of activists, many of them in a life-or-death struggle, who seized upon scientific research to help develop the drugs that turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease. Book-signing to follow. Presented in association with Capital Pride. Free, tickets available.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Tour — Public Tour - Drawing Justice

1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

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All Public Events for June 2017

Books and Beyond

"America and the Great War: A Library of Congress Illustrated History"

June 8, 2017, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Writer/editor Margaret Wagner presents a book talk on "America and the Great War". The book commemorates the centennial of the declaration of war, signed by President Wilson on April 6, 1917.
Location: Mumford Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 70 7-5221

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Concert

BeauSoleil Quartet | Cajun Music from Louisiana

June 28, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
The lively and soulful music of Louisiana Cajuns descends from the songs and fiddle tunes of French-speakers who migrated from France to Canada in the 17th century, and from Canada to Louisiana in the 18th century. BeauSoleil was the first Cajun band to win a Grammy Award, in 1998, and added a second in 2008. In 2011 they were inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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Event

Paris is Burning (1990) *R-rated

June 2, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
The film explores the complex subculture of fashion shows and vogue dance competitions among black and Hispanic gay men, drag queens and transgender women in Manhattan. This film was inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 2016. Presented in association with Capital Pride. LC-GLOBE. *No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. Free, tickets required.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Justice for Shylock: A Mock Appeal Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Venice Ghetto

June 21, 2017, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The mock appeal is the last in a series of Law Library of Congress programs commemorating the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Venice ghetto. The event will feature a distinguished line up of lawyers and judges who will offer Shylock, a moneylender from Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice,"? an appeal. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will serve as the presiding judge. This event will be live-streamed via the Library's Facebook and YouTube page.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5065

The Price for Their Pound of Flesh

June 22, 2017, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Dr. Daina Ramey Berry presents her most recent book, "The Price for their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from the Womb to the Grave, in the Building of a Nation" (Beacon Press, 2017). Book-sale and reception to follow.
Location: Kluge Center, 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

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Exhibition

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

Pride in the Library: LGBTQ+ Voices in the Library of Congress Collections

June 8, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
A three-day display of treasures from the Library of Congress collections, showcasing the work of LGBTQ+ creators, historical figures and LGBTQ+ life. Presented in association with Capital Pride.
Location: Mahogany Row, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

Pride in the Library: LGBTQ+ Voices in the Library of Congress Collections

June 9, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
A three-day display of treasures from the Library of Congress collections, showcasing the work of LGBTQ+ creators, historical figures, and LGBTQ+ life. Presented in association with Capital Pride.
Location: Mahogany Row A (LJ113), 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

Pride in the Library: LGBTQ+ Voices in the Library of Congress Collections

June 10, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
A three-day display of treasures from the Library of Congress collections, showcasing the work of LGBTQ+ creators, historical figures, and LGBTQ+ life. Presented in association with Capital Pride.
Location: Mahogany Row A (LJ113), 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Library of Awesome" Comic-Book Display

June 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Visitors are invited to explore this pop-up display of more than 100 iconic comic-book issues of todays most popular characters. The display will feature multiple themes including Wonder Woman and milestones, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, childrens comics and sci-fi comics. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Location: Mahogany Row A (LJ113), 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1507

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Library of Awesome" Comic-Book Display

June 17, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Visitors are invited to explore this pop-up display of more than 100 iconic comic-book issues of todays most popular characters. The display will feature multiple themes including Wonder Woman and milestones, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Childrens comics and sci-fi comics. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Location: Mahogany Row A (LJ113), 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1507

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game"

June 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" is a 45-item exhibition that features baseball sheet music, drawn from the collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. The exhibition is on view until Saturday, July 22, 2017 and is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not required.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5507

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

June 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The stories of Americans in World War I -- General John J. Pershing, soldiers, nurses and Red Cross volunteers -- will come to light in this major exhibition. "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I" will mark the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the Great War, on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire. The war ended on Nov. 11, 1918, with the armistice agreement. The exhibition is free and open to the public through January 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

June 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations," will feature original art that captures the drama of high-profile court cases in the last 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 27, 2017, and close on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. It is free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tickets are not needed.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3630

John F. Kennedy

June 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This display includes special biographical materials about JFK and books written by the former president. Also featured are books about Kennedy in foreign languages.
Location: Great Hall South Gallery, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2255

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Film

La Grande Illusion (Grand Illusion)

June 10, 2017, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
La Grande Illusion (Grand Illusion, 1937) -Jean Renoir's classic about French officers plotting to escape from a German prisoner-of-war camp. This film is presented as part of a summer series developed in connection with the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I. The films in this series share European perspectives on the Great War and represent common human bonds and the costs of war that transcend national origin.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Shake 'em On Down (2017)

June 13, 2017, 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Shake 'em On Down' is the story of Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues. Through interviews and never-before-seen footage of Fred McDowell and other blues legends, the film tells the story of a Mississippi sharecropper who went on to influence the music of the Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, RL Burnside, Taj Mahal and the North Mississipp All Stars.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

"Mostly Lost"

June 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
The sixth in an ongoing series, "Mostly Lost" will bring together a cadre of experts who will work together to find out as much information as possible about the unknown, or little-known, films. During the screenings, attendees are encouraged to talk in the theater, calling out names of actors, locations, car models, production companies or anything else they recognize about each film. Daytime events are open only to registered workshop participants. Register at mostlylostsix.eventbrite.com. The deadline for registration is Thursday, June 1. For more information, email [email protected]
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

DOUBLE FEATURE

June 15, 2017, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Two rarely seen films made before the motion picture industry started enforcing its moral guidelines. In THE MATRIMONIAL BED (1930), a man recovers from long-term memory loss only to discover that he has a multitude of conflicting relationships, including two wives and four children. In PARTY HUSBAND (1931), a young married couple decide to pursue a modern relationship by maintaining their independence and freely associating with the opposite sex.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5603

"Mostly Lost"

June 16, 2017, 9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
The sixth in an ongoing series, "Mostly Lost" will bring together a cadre of experts who will work together to find out as much information as possible about the unknown, or little-known, films. During the screenings, attendees are encouraged to talk in the theater, calling out names of actors, locations, car models, production companies or anything else they recognize about each film. Daytime events are open only to registered workshop participants. Register at mostlylostsix.eventbrite.com. The deadline for registration is Thursday, June 1. For more information, email [email protected]
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Mostly Lost"

June 17, 2017, 9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
The sixth in an ongoing series, "Mostly Lost" will bring together a cadre of experts who will work together to find out as much information as possible about the unknown, or little-known, films. During the screenings, attendees are encouraged to talk in the theater, calling out names of actors, locations, car models, production companies or anything else they recognize about each film. Daytime events are open only to registered workshop participants. Register at mostlylostsix.eventbrite.com. The deadline for registration is Thursday, June 1. For more information, email [email protected]
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Copacabana" (United Artists, 1947)

June 22, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Groucho Marx stars, in his first film without his brothers, as two-bit theatrical agent Lionel Q. Devereaux, whose overzealous promotion of his only client -- fireball entertainer Carmen Novarro (Carmen Miranda) -- results in her being hired for two different singing jobs in two different guises at the Copacabana nightclub.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Room Service" (RKO, 1938)

June 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Groucho, Chico and Harpo Marx star in this adaptation of a hit Broadway show about destitute producers trying to get a stage play, "Hail and Farewell," produced and funded by a mysterious backer while evading paying their hotel bill. William A. Seiter directed this comedy, the only Marx Brothers film that was not written especially for the team.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Duck Soup" (Paramount, 1933)

June 24, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Thanks to the patronage of well-heeled widow Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont), Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) becomes dictator of the tiny country of Freedonia. But when the ambassador of the bordering nation of Sylvania declares his love for Mrs. Teasdale, Firefly declares war.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Gazebo" (MGM, 1959)

June 29, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Debbie Reynolds and Glenn Ford star as a married couple who are being blackmailed in this offbeat comedy involving murder and a backyard gazebo.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Lecture

Babel Through Latin-American Jewish Eyes

June 2, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Artist Mirta Kupferminc and psychoanalyst Tova Shvartzman will discuss art, Judaism and psychoanalysis in conversations with University of Maryland professor Saul Sosnowsk.
Location: Dining Room A, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-9897

Cultural Integrity and Local Music

June 7, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Two seemingly very different places, Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia and New Orleans, Louisiana, turn out to have much in common. Based on Feintuch's fieldwork, this talk develops the idea of "cultural integrity" and explores local desires and anxieties about the role distinctive local music plays in a good and satisfying life.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

"Youth, Gender and Law"

June 7, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
The Law Library of Congress presents "Youth, Gender and Law, a panel discussion on the American Bar Associations "Homeless Youth and the Law" initiative at noon in the Law Library. Presented in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month.
Location: LM 201 Law Library Reading Room, Second floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-8929

World War I in Motion: Archival Film Clips from the John Allen Collection

June 7, 2017, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Much of the film displayed in the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I has been digitally preserved for this exhibition from rolls of 35mm nitrate film stock in the John E. Allen Collection at the Library of Congress, and has not been seen in nearly 100 years. Dr. Cooper Graham, a former curator of moving images at the Library, discusses selected clips from the collection.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

The Media, Myth and Fake news: From Watergate to Today- CANCELED

June 14, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE. American University professor W. Joseph Campbell discusses the rise of 'fake news' and the prevalence of media myths. A selection of newspapers from the Serial and Government Publications Division will be on exhibit.
Location: West Dining Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-2963

"The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Through the Eyes of NASA"

June 15, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
NASA scientist Alex Young will outline the science of total solar eclipses, along with where and when you can experience the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1192

"Language and Identity"

June 22, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Professor Brenda Dominguez-Rosado will lecture about language and identity, a topic that sheds light on the evolving trend of language being unlinked from personal identity. Attendees can enjoy a collection display featuring books on the history of Puerto Rican identity and Spanish language.
Location: West Dining Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-8437

David France on How to Survive a Plague- POSTPONED

June 28, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
"This event has been postponed. Reschedule information will be shared once available. Apologies for any inconvenience." David France, author of How to Survive a Plague and creator of the 2012 Academy Award-nominated film of the same title, discusses his telling of the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S. A riveting, powerful telling of the story of the grassroots movement of activists, many of them in a life-or-death struggle, who seized upon scientific research to help develop the drugs that turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease. Book-signing to follow. Presented in association with Capital Pride. Free, tickets available.
Location: Pickford Theater, 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Conversations with Smithsonian Folklife Festival Artists

June 30, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Co-founders and NEA Heritage Fellows, Roy and PJ Hirabayashi, will discuss the power of taiko to create and sustain community. Presented in conjunction with the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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Symposium

"From Oxus to Euphrates: The Sasanian Empire"

June 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The African and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress (AMED), in cooperation with the Iranian-American Alumni of the Alborz High School will present a symposium on the legacy of the ancient Persian Sasanian empire (224651 AD). The event is part of an annual series of symposia on the ancient civilizations of the Near East organized by AMED at the Library of Congress.
Location: Northeast Pavillion (LJ229), 02 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-4518

"Resistance and Rights: Civil Liberties and World War One"

June 8, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A conference featuring experts to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I. The symposium will be hosted by the Law Library of Congress and Manuscript Division.
Location: Montpelier Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5387

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Gallery Talk

"Echoes of the Great War"

June 14, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
"Lest Liberty Perish: Joseph Pennell and World War I" - Katherine Blood of the Prints and Photographs Division discusses the wartime work of printmaker Joseph Pennell, including a "Lest Liberty Perish,"? an evocative image of New York City destroyed by the enemy. Created for the Fourth Liberty Loan Drive of 1918, his design was mass produced. The Prints and Photographs Division preserves impressions of virtually all of Pennella's graphic works.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

"Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations"

June 21, 2017, Noon - 12:30 p.m.
"Researching Landmark Cases at the Law Library"? - Margaret Wood, "Drawing Justice" exhibition co-curator and reference librarian in the Law Library of Congress, discusses significant and landmark court cases as represented in the exhibitions and provides tips on researching these cases in legal resources available online and in print.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

"Echoes of the Great War "

June 28, 2017, Noon - 12:30 p.m.
"Charles Hamilton Houston & World War I" - Before Charles Hamilton Houston became the chief attorney for the NAACP and a mentor to Thurgood Marshall, he was a young officer serving in a segregated military during the First World War. Curator Ryan Reft will discuss Houstona?"s wartime experiences and their influence on his later work.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

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Workshop

LGBTQ+ Oral History

June 9, 2017, Noon - 2 p.m.
The Library of Congress Veterans History Project hosts an workshop designed to give attendees hands-on training, teaching the skills and tools necessary to conduct oral histories. This session is centered on LGBTQ+ veterans and service-member narratives. However, anyone interested in learning oral history techniques is encouraged to attend! Presented in association with Capital Pride.
Location: Research Training Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Charting the Cosmos of Cartography"

June 28, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Day One: Through the presentation and discussion of over 20 peer-reviewed papers, this workshop aims to demonstrate the wealth of maps and charts produced from the early modern period to the - now also historic - 20th century and the relevance of interpreting them. Registration for the workshop has closed. Registered attendees will have guaranteed seating and will receive an abstract booklet but ad hoc attendees are welcome to come to the workshop and try their luck for an unclaimed seat.
Location: Mumford Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-8548

"Charting the Cosmos of Cartography"

June 29, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Day Two: Through the presentation and discussion of over 20 peer-reviewed papers, this workshop aims to demonstrate the wealth of maps and charts produced from the early modern period to the - now also historic - 20th century and the relevance of interpreting them. Registration for the workshop has closed. Registered attendees will have guaranteed seating and will receive an abstract booklet but ad hoc attendees are welcome to come to the workshop and try their luck for an unclaimed seat.
Location: Mumford Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-8548

"Charting the Cosmos of Cartography"

June 30, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Day Three: Through the presentation and discussion of over 20 peer-reviewed papers, this workshop aims to demonstrate the wealth of maps and charts produced from the early modern period to the - now also historic - 20th century and the relevance of interpreting them. Registration for the workshop has closed. Registered attendees will have guaranteed seating and will receive an abstract booklet but ad hoc attendees are welcome to come to the workshop and try their luck for an unclaimed seat.
Location: Mumford Room, 06 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-8548

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Tour

Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

Monday to Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (no 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. tour on Saturdays)
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Echoes of the Great War

June 1, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 2, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 2, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 5, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 6, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 8, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 9, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 9, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 13, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 13, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 15, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 16, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 19, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 20, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Drawing Justice

June 21, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 22, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 23, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 23, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 24, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 26, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 27, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 28, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Drawing Justice

June 28, 2017, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. Meet the docent at the entrance to the exhibition on the second floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building to join the tour.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 29, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Public Tour - Exploring the Early Americas

June 30, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Echoes of the Great War

June 30, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

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