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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].

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Exhibition — World War I: American Artists View the Great War

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

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

Lecture — "The Poetry of Jawdat Haydar in a Transnational Framework"

Noon - 1 p.m.
Dr. Fadda-Conrey is an Associate Professor of English at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on Arab American literature and cultures, critical race and ethnic studies, transnational and diaspora studies. She is the author of Contemporary Arab American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Home and Belonging (NYU Press, 2014). Book sales and signing to follow.
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707- 4708

Lecture — 'How Long, Oh Lord, Do We Roam In the Wilderness?'

4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
"A History of School Librarianship"--- Wayne Wiegand, the F. William Summers Professor Emeritus of Library and Information Studies and American Studies at Florida State University, talk, drawing from his current book project on the history of the American public-school library, will interweave perspectives on the history of libraries in public-school education and the social history of reading and print culture.
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

Film — "Ruby in Paradise" (October Films, 1993, R-rated *)

7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Ashley Judd made her big-screen debut as Ruby Lee Gissing, a despondent young Tennessee housewife who escapes to Panama City, FL in search of freedom, independence and a better life. This leisurely paced character study was directed by Victor Nu?ez, who also wrote the screenplay, loosely based on Jane Austens novel "Northanger Abbey."*No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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All Public Events for April 2017

Books and Beyond

"Brothers At Arms: American Independence and Men of France and Spain Who Saved It"

April 11, 2017, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Larrie D. Ferreiro discusses and signs his new book on the remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution's success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against England.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

"The Science and Spirit of the Ocean"

April 20, 2017, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Jonathan White discusses and signs his new book, where he takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

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Concert

"Fierce Grace Jeannette Rankin" World Premiere

April 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
The Library of Congress and Opera America co-present the world premiere of "Fierce GraceJeanette Rankin," a song cycle about the first woman elected to Congress. It was composed by Kitty Brazelton, Laura Kaminsky, Laura Karpman and Ellen Reid.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

April 8, 2017, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
This concert highlights the music of Australian composer and violist Brett Dean, who premieres a new work for viola and pianoa Library co-commissionwith Juho Pohjonen. *Pre-Concert Lecture: 6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)*
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Sheila Kay Adams | Musician and Storyteller from North Carolina

April 19, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
American Folklife Center presents this Homegrown Concert featuring accomplished clawhammer-style banjo player and storyteller, Sheila Kay Adams.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Steven Isserlis, cello | Connie Shih, piano

April 21, 2017, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Who is ready for a Faure foray by legendary cellist Steven Isserlis and Canadian artist Connie Shih? The program is filled with gems from the familiar to the Martin-new, including a work composed by Thomas Ades for Isserlis.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Steve Coleman and Five Elements

April 22, 2017, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saxophone player and composer Steve Coleman is one of the giants in contemporary American jazz. In addition to performing with musical icons like Dizzy Gillespie, Bobby McFerrin, Sting, and Wynton Marsalis, Coleman is an active producer and educator. *Pre-Concert Conversation: 6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required) "Painting Jazz," with John Szwed, Library of Congress Jazz Scholar.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

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Event

Fiction, Faith, and the Imagination

April 3, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Authors/scholars Geraldine Brooks, Paul Harding, Steven Knapp, and Alan Lightman join 2016 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner, Marilynne Robinson in a panel discussion centered on intersections of fiction, faith, and the imagination. This event is free and open to the public with book sales and signing to follow. Co-sponsored by the Kluge Center.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5394

Bobbitt Prize Reading

April 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Presentation of the 2016 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry to Claudia Rankine, for her book "Citizen: An American Lyric," and to Nathaniel Mackey, for lifetime achievement. Books sales and signing to follow.
Location: Mumford Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-3463

Speak The People/The Spark/El Poema

April 26, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
The Library of Congress will honor Juan Felipe Herrera, who is concluding his second term as the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, with a series of celebratory events. The celebration, titled "Speak the People/the Spark/el Poema," will kick off with a choral performance by the Fresno State Chamber Singers.
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2105

Speak The People/The Spark/El Poema

April 26, 2017, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Juan Felipe Herrera will join Martha Gonzalez, Hugo Morales, and Louie Perez in a discussion moderated by UCLA professor Rafael Perez-Torres. The panel celebrates Juan Felipe Herrera's deep and lasting accomplishments in the field of poetry, while also elucidating connections between contemporary Latino music and culture. The evening will close with a concert by Quetzal, a GRAMMY Award-winning Chicano rock group, now celebrating its 20-year anniversary.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2105

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Exhibition

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 3, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 4, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 4, 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

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

April 4, 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 8, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 11, 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

April 11, 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 18, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 18, 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

April 18, 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 22, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 25, 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

April 25, 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

EXHIBITION OPENING: Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustrations

April 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

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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

April 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

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

April 29, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial. An exhibition showing how American artists galvanized public interest in World War I will open next month at the Library of Congress. "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" will open on Saturday, May 7 in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Librarys Thomas Jefferson Building. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will remain open for a year, closing on May 6, 2017.
Location: Jefferson Building, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

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

April 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

April 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

April 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

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Film

"Open the Door Richard&" (Not Rated, 1965-1970)

April 1, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Open the Door Richard& Richard Pryors Complete Appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show" - This perhaps is the first time there will be a presentation of all 14 appearances of Richard Pryor on the Ed Sullivan Show. Dan Blazek, Packard Campus Recorded Sound Technician, will introduce the screening. Blazek has given presentations about Richard Pryor at two Association for Recorded Sound Collections conferences in the past year.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Fighting 69th" (Warner Bros., 1940)

April 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
In "The Fighting 69th," directed by William Keighley, the two go head to head on the battlefields of France during World War I, where Jerry Plunkett (Cagney), an arrogant braggart who refuses to follow orders, is court-martialed when his cowardice in battle causes the deaths of his fellow soldiers.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Sergeant York" (Warner Bros., 1941)

April 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Gary Cooper, in one of his favorite roles, won his first Oscar for his portrayal of Tennessee pacifist Sgt. Alvin York who, in an Argonne Forest World War I battle, single-handedly captured more than 130 German soldiers. A stirring bit of Americana, which appeared six months before America entered World War II as a nation and inspired Americans through the later conflict. The film was added to The National Film Registry in 2008.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"What Price Glory?" (20th Century-Fox, 1952)

April 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
James Cagney stars as Capt. Flagg alongside Dan Dailey as his nemesis Sgt. Quirt, American doughboys in France who both fall in love with the innkeeper's daughter (Corinne Calvet). John Ford directed this Technicolor World War I comedy-drama based on the Broadway play by Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings. The play was previously adapted for film in 1926 with Victor McLaglen and Edmund Lowe in the leading roles. The supporting cast includes William Demarest and Robert Wagner.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"54" (Miramax, 1998, R-rated*)

April 12, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
An American drama film written and directed by Mark Christopher about Studio 54, a world-famous New York City disco club. https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-17-027/library-to-host-series-of-disco-events/2017-03-23/ *No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. All screenings will be held in the Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Ruby in Paradise" (October Films, 1993, R-rated *)

April 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Ashley Judd made her big-screen debut as Ruby Lee Gissing, a despondent young Tennessee housewife who escapes to Panama City, FL in search of freedom, independence and a better life. This leisurely paced character study was directed by Victor Nu?ez, who also wrote the screenplay, loosely based on Jane Austens novel "Northanger Abbey."*No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

DOUBLE FEATURE

April 14, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
"The Secret Disco Revolution" (Screen Media Films, 2012) A documentary on the disco era featuring interview with key musicians who performed during its peak. Directed by Jamie Kastner.Free, tickets available, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/disco for more information. "Donna Summer: Live & More Encore!" (Sony Legacy, 1999) Live television concert that includes performances not in the original VH-1 broadcast. Directed by Dave Diomedi. Free, tickets available, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/disco for more information.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Queer as Folk" [UK] (Tony Jonas Productions, 2000-2005, R-rated*)

April 15, 2017, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Television series based on the lives and loves of a group of gay friends living in Manchester, England, and depicts clubbing culture at the turn of the 21st century. This screening will be a 7.5-hour marathon. Created by Russell T. Davies. Free, tickets available, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/disco for more information. *No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian. All screenings will be held in the Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Pump Up the Volume" (Flame Television Production Ltd., 2001)  Complete Series

April 19, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
In this documentary, the origin of house music is explained. After starting in Chicago in the "Warehouse" club it later became a genre of music called "house." Free, tickets available, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/disco for more information.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"The Unsuspected" (1947)

April 20, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
A rare opportunity to see this masterful but underappreciated film in a brand new 35mm print generated by the Packard Campus Film Preservation Lab from the original nitrate negatives in the United Artists Collection. Claude Rains is at his suave best as the host of a true crime radio show who finds himself at the center of his own murder mystery after his secretary is found hanged in his office.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5603

"The Ninth Configuration" (Warner Bros., 1980 R-rated *)

April 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
William Peter Blatty ("The Exorcist") wrote, produced and directed this comedy-horror thriller based on his novel "Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane." *No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Cruel & Unusual Comedy - the Best of the MoMA Series" (Not Rated, 1910-1920s)

April 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Since 2009, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has presented five editions of "Cruel and Unusual Comedy," a series that explores the vast subconscious of American silent slapstick comedy. These unruly and unpretentious shorts explore a wide range of discomforting social, cultural, political, and aesthetic topics that include ethnic stereotypes, domestic abuse, sexual identity, violence, and even the plague of Chaplin imitators.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Silent Comedians Talk!" (Not Rated, 1930 -1940s)

April 22, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
By the late 1920s, silent film comedy had evolved to a high art, reaching its peak in the features of American icons such as Chaplin, Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Harry Langdon; in addition to shorts with Laurel and Hardy, Charley Chase, and Max Davidson.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

First Person Singular: I.M. Pei

April 26, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Showing of documentary, First Person Singular: I.M. Pei, in celebration of his 100th birthday.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-8996

"My Man Godfrey" (Universal Pictures, 1936)

April 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
In one of her greatest roles, Carole Lombard sparkles as a dizzy but good-hearted heiress in Gregory La Cava's comedic, sometimes caustic commentary on the Great Depression. "My Man Godfrey" was added to the National Film Registry in 1999.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"You Got Served" (Screen Gems, 2004)

April 28, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Dance drama that concerns a group of dancers who take part in a street-dancing competition. Directed by Chris Stokes. Free, tickets available, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/disco for more information.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension" (20th Century-Fox, 1984)

April 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
"A state-of-the-art spaceship flying at the speed of light without narrative coordinates, Buckaroo Banzai' is the very oddest good movie in many a full moon," is how Time magazine film critic Roger Corliss described this sci-fi adventure comedy, produced and directed by W. D. Richter. The cast of this cult favorite includes John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin and Jeff Goldblum.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

DOUBLE FEATURE

April 29, 2017, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
"Celia: The Queen" (PBS, 2008) A documentary of the life and times of Latin music singer Celia Cruz. Directed by Joe Cardona and Mario de Varona. "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights" (Lions Gate, 2004) An American musical romance film directed by Guy Ferland. This film is the reimaging of the 1987 blockbuster "Dirty Dancing," moving the setting from New York to Cuba on the verge of the Cuban Revolution. Free, tickets available, visit www.loc.gov/concerts/disco for more information.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Peter Pan" (Universal Pictures, 2003)

April 29, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Australian director P. J. Hogan ("My Best Friends Wedding") co-wrote and directed this adaptation of the classic play and novel by J. M. Barrie.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Timecrimes" (Magnolia Pictures, 2007 R-rated *)

April 29, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Everyman Hector (Karra Elejalde) is tricked by a scientist into entering a large mechanical device that turns out to be an experimental time machine, setting in motion a horrifying chain of events when he inadvertently runs into himself.*No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Lecture

World War I Sheet Music at the Library of Congress

April 4, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
American sheet music from the period of the First World War reflects the confidence and challenges of a new economic and industrial giant, suddenly thrust into a war it had previously resisted and eager to assert itself on the world stage. This discussion explores the historical and sociological perspectives of WWI classified (M1646) commercially & privately published, vanity press and manuscript songs, which are available online through the Library of Congress website (https://www.loc.gov/collections/world-war-i-sheet-music/about-this-collection/).
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

Songs of Faith and Devotion

April 4, 2017, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
The Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress houses a unique early colonial missionary document from Highland Guatemala. Manuscript 1015 is a small leather-bound handbook that was compiled from different types of texts in several Highland Mayan languages and probably served as a vademecum to a parish priest. This talk will give an overview on the initial findings of a joint research project with Garry Sparks (George Mason University).
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-8807

Life of a Poet: Dana Levin

April 4, 2017, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Poet Dana Levin will discuss her work with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. Co-sponsored by the Hill Center and the Washington Post.
Location: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20003
Contact: (202) 707-5394

Consuelo Hernandez Reads Cesar Vallejo

April 6, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
For this bilingual reading, Colombian poet Consuelo Hernandez will read selections from the work of Cesar Vallejo, one of Latin America's most beloved poets of the 20th century. She will follow the homage by reading from her latest poetry book Mi reino sin orillas together with her translator Maureen Contreni who will be reading from the English translation.
Location: Dining Room A, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-6404

The Cultural Memory of Robert Burns in 19th Century America

April 6, 2017, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
In this lecture, Fulbright Scholar and Kluge Fellow Arun Sood discusses the complex, layered and multi-faceted cultural memory of Robert Burns in the United States of America, c.1800-1900.
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

Colonial Florida: Digital History

April 10, 2017, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Professor J Michael Francis (University of South Florida, St. Petersburg) will introduce a new initiative to build an interactive Center for Colonial Digital History, a collaborate project involving the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, the University of Malaga, the Instituto Nauta, Madrid's Naval Museum, and many other institutions in Spain and the United States.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-6404

Discovering Creative Collaborations

April 11, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Recent dance scholarship has largely overlooked the organic dance technique innovated by Erick Hawkins, as well as his stunning artistic partnership with experimental composer Lucia Dlugoszewski. Hawkins, who split from the Martha Graham Dance Company in 1951, formed a creative alliance with Dlugoszewski that spanned forty years. Hawkins willed his work and estate to Dlugoszewski in 1994, but her unexpected death six years later left neither will nor heirs. Their joint work fell into obscurity.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Bonsai Stories, Inspiration, Art: Another Special Gift of Trees from Japan"

April 11, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
The panel discussion, presented by the Librarys Asian Division and Prints and Photographs Division, is an opportunity to learn about the 53 bonsai trees Japan gave as a Bicentennial Gift to the United States in 1976.
Location: West Dining Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-2990

A conversation with Miguel Zenon

April 11, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Miguel Zenon is a saxophonist, composer and educator, multiple Grammy Award nominee and a Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow who is considered one of the most influential saxophonist of his generation. He will be talking with Larry Appelbaum (Music Division) and Talia Guzman-Gonzalez (Hispanic Division) about his music, his work as an educator, and his latest recording Tipico.
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-2015

"Kamal al Mulk and the Invention of the Modern Iranian Landscape."

April 11, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
The Near East Section, African and Middle East Division of The Library of Congress The Persian Book Lecture Series Invites You to the 2017 Nowruz Lecture With Dr. Layla Diba Independent Scholar, Author, Art Advisor and the Former Hagop Kevorkian Curator of Islamic Art at the Brooklyn Museum of Art."Kamal al Mulk and the Invention of the Modern Iranian Landscape."
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-4518

From Words to Diagrams: An Automated Visualization of Historical Bookbinding

April 12, 2017, 11 a.m. - Noon
Diagrams can present unique information, but often also serve as a visual representation of information recorded in the written documentation. This project proposes a methodology to harness verbal information stored within a database with a focus on bookbinding structures and automatically generate standardized and scholarly sound visual representations.*Register for the live webcast by Tuesday, April 11 at noon.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5525

Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Lidudumalingani Mqombothi

April 12, 2017, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
South African author and 2016 Caine Prize winner Lidudumalingani Mqombothi will read from his prize-winning short story "Memories We Lost"? and participate in a moderated discussion with Laverne Page, Africa Area Specialist in the African and Middle Eastern Division.
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5394

"The Poetry of Jawdat Haydar in a Transnational Framework"

April 13, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
Dr. Fadda-Conrey is an Associate Professor of English at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on Arab American literature and cultures, critical race and ethnic studies, transnational and diaspora studies. She is the author of Contemporary Arab American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Home and Belonging (NYU Press, 2014). Book sales and signing to follow.
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707- 4708

'How Long, Oh Lord, Do We Roam In the Wilderness?'

April 13, 2017, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
"A History of School Librarianship"--- Wayne Wiegand, the F. William Summers Professor Emeritus of Library and Information Studies and American Studies at Florida State University, talk, drawing from his current book project on the history of the American public-school library, will interweave perspectives on the history of libraries in public-school education and the social history of reading and print culture.
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

"What Time Was the American Revolution? Reflections on a Familiar Narrative."

April 20, 2017, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
This talk introduces a radically different timeline that reinterprets the beginning and end of the Revolution and, in the process, restores the ordinary American people to the events that shaped the nation. Timothy Breen is the William Smith Mason Professor of American History Emeritus at Northwestern University and the James Marsh Professor at-large at the University of Vermont.
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3302

#DECLASSIFIED: "In Bachs Hand: Notes and Accounts"

April 22, 2017, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Bach-lovers can enjoy a closeup look at several treasures from the Music Divisions vaults in this display and discussion.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Ella Fitzgerald"

April 25, 2017, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
The Library of Congress holds the Ella Fitzgerald Collection, which includes scores, parts, lyric sheets, and arrangements of works performed and/or recorded by Ella Fitzgerald.
Location: Whittall Pavilion, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

"Us and Them: Breaking Free from Cultural Branding and Identity Politics."

April 25, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
The Near East Section, African and Middle East Division of The Library of Congress The Persian Book Lecture Series With Bahiyyih Nakhjavani Speaker, Professor and Novelist of "Us and Them: Breaking Free from Cultural Branding and Identity Politics.". A conversation with the author followed by a book signing.
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-4518

"Expanding the Cultural Emergency Preparedness Community"

April 25, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Tom Clareson, a senior consultant for Digital and Preservation Services at LYRASIS, will present "Open Arms: Expanding the Cultural Emergency Preparedness Community," in celebration of Preservation Week.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-8345

Law Day: "Justice Through the Perspective of an Eye-Witness Artist"

April 27, 2017, Noon - 1 p.m.
The event, which is being held in conjunction with the opening of the Library's Drawing Justice exhibit will feature courtroom illustrators Pat Lopez, Marilyn Church and Bill Robles. Sara Duke, curator of the exhibit, will lead a discussion with the curators about their experience and careers as courtroom illustrators.
Location: Kluge Center, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7322

#DECLASSIFIED: "The Final Years of Pilgrimage"

April 29, 2017, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Library of Congress holds significant manuscript materials for one of Liszts most important piano cycles: the third and final book of the Annees de pelerinage (Years of Pilgrimage). We will take a close look at some of Liszts earlier ideas and listen to alternative thoughts, exploring the creative process that yielded these visionary late works.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5502

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Gallery Talk

"Echoes of the Great War"

April 5, 2017, Noon - 12:30 p.m.
Introduction to the Exhibition: Curators Sahr Conway-Lanz and Ryan Reft and Exhibition Director Cheryl Regan will provide an overview of the Library's new exhibition on the First World War.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

"Exploring the Early Americas"

April 12, 2017, Noon - 12:30 p.m.
Aztec Philosophy: Motion and the Heavens - The Nahua-speaking peoples of the central Valley of Mexico, known popularly as the Aztecs, had a complex philosophy of existence that permeated their lives, art and cultural productions. In this talk, curator John Hessler looks at this complex and systematic philosophical life and world view through the objects, manuscripts and rare books found in the Jay I. Kislak Collection, concentrating on Nahua views on the nature and construction of reality.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0425

"Echoes of the Great War"

April 19, 2017, Noon - 12:30 p.m.
"Women on the Warfront - Highlights from the Veterans History Project" - Candace Milburn of the Veterans History Project (VHP) will share stories from nurses in World War I as represented in the VHP collections.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

"Echoes of the Great War"

April 26, 2017, Noon - 12:30 p.m.
Woodrow Wilson Chooses War - Curator Sahr Conway-Lanz will examine President Wilson's decision to lead the country into World War I through key documents from the Wilson Papers held in the Library's Manuscript Division.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

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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

Exploring the Early Americas

April 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Exploring the Early Americas

April 17, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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"

April 18, 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

Exploring the Early Americas

April 19, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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"

April 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

Exploring the Early Americas

April 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Docent-led tour of the exhibition Exploring the Early Americas.
Location: Northwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0245

Exploring the Early Americas

April 24, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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

April 25, 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

Exploring the Early Americas

April 26, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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

April 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

Exploring the Early Americas

April 28, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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

April 28, 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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