Events at the Library of Congress

Tuesday October 19, 2021

  • Event | courses and workshops
    COVID-19: Stronger Together Through a One Health Approach Tuesday
    October 19, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    Online Only
    The Library of Congress Health Services Division and the Science, Technology and Business Division have collaborated with three expert speakers to provide the public with the latest information about the One Health approach, a transdisciplinary framework that calls for collaboration between human and veterinary medicine, sociology, economics, behavioral science and political science to manage current and future pandemics.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.

Wednesday October 20, 2021

Thursday October 21, 2021

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Freedom of Speech in the Time of Pandemic: Central America and Eurasia Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    The Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series of classes is designed to shed light on some of the foreign and comparative law issues currently being researched by the foreign law and international law experts at the Law Library of Congress.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
  • Event | special events
    Pillars of Democracy: The Administrative State Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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    Join the John W. Kluge Center, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Brookings Institution for a conversation on the causes of that distrust and how the administrative state can win the confidence of the American people.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
  • Event | concerts and performances
    Augustin Hadelich, Violin & Orion Weiss, Piano Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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    Violinist Augustin Hadelich plays with an undeniable maturity beyond his years and an artistry reminiscent of classical music’s Golden Age. Named Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year in 2017, Hadelich has consistently established himself as a performer of poise and virtuosity.
    This event will premiere on both Facebook External and YouTube External.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Northwest Gallery
    Exploring the Early Americas features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. The exhibition includes two extraordinary maps by Martin Waldseemüller created in 1507 and 1516, which depict a world enlarged by the presence of the Western Hemisphere.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Geppi Gems Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Graphic Arts Gallery
    Showcases a selection of Stephen A. Geppi’s generous donation to the Library of comic art. The exhibition represents themes from the Geppi's former museum, including Walt Disney’s iconic characters, westerns, superheroes, science fiction, horror, sports music and entertainment.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell's Map of the United States, 1784 Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Northwest Gallery
    This exhibit features Abel Buell’s Map of the United States, 1784, John Mitchell's Map of the American Colonies, the British Empire and its Limits, Map of the Trans-Allegheny Region, Revolutionary Map of New Jersey, 1777 and many more.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    South Gallery
    This exhibition showcases rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of Rosa Parks and documents her life and activism—creating a rich opportunity for viewers to discover new dimensions to their understanding of this seminal figure.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight For the Vote Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Southwest Gallery
    This exhibition showcases the campaign for women’s voting rights, which lasted more than seven decades. Considered the largest reform movement in United States history, its participants believed that securing the vote was essential to achieving women’s economic, social, and political equality.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Thursday
    October 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Southwest Pavilion
    Take a trip through a re-created version of Jefferson’s library, which assembles 6,487 volumes that founded the Library of Congress, and learn how one of America’s greatest thinkers was inspired through the world of books.

Friday October 22, 2021

  • Event | courses and workshops
    CCDI Grant Webinar: Higher Education Friday
    October 22, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Join the Library of Congress to learn more about the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) grant opportunity for higher education institutions.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Friday
    October 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Northwest Gallery
    Exploring the Early Americas features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. The exhibition includes two extraordinary maps by Martin Waldseemüller created in 1507 and 1516, which depict a world enlarged by the presence of the Western Hemisphere.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Geppi Gems Friday
    October 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Graphic Arts Gallery
    Showcases a selection of Stephen A. Geppi’s generous donation to the Library of comic art. The exhibition represents themes from the Geppi's former museum, including Walt Disney’s iconic characters, westerns, superheroes, science fiction, horror, sports music and entertainment.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell's Map of the United States, 1784 Friday
    October 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Northwest Gallery
    This exhibit features Abel Buell’s Map of the United States, 1784, John Mitchell's Map of the American Colonies, the British Empire and its Limits, Map of the Trans-Allegheny Region, Revolutionary Map of New Jersey, 1777 and many more.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Friday
    October 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    South Gallery
    This exhibition showcases rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of Rosa Parks and documents her life and activism—creating a rich opportunity for viewers to discover new dimensions to their understanding of this seminal figure.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight For the Vote Friday
    October 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Southwest Gallery
    This exhibition showcases the campaign for women’s voting rights, which lasted more than seven decades. Considered the largest reform movement in United States history, its participants believed that securing the vote was essential to achieving women’s economic, social, and political equality.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Friday
    October 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Southwest Pavilion
    Take a trip through a re-created version of Jefferson’s library, which assembles 6,487 volumes that founded the Library of Congress, and learn how one of America’s greatest thinkers was inspired through the world of books.

Saturday October 23, 2021

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Saturday
    October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Northwest Gallery
    Exploring the Early Americas features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. The exhibition includes two extraordinary maps by Martin Waldseemüller created in 1507 and 1516, which depict a world enlarged by the presence of the Western Hemisphere.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Geppi Gems Saturday
    October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
    Add to calendar
    Graphic Arts Gallery
    Showcases a selection of Stephen A. Geppi’s generous donation to the Library of comic art. The exhibition represents themes from the Geppi's former museum, including Walt Disney’s iconic characters, westerns, superheroes, science fiction, horror, sports music and entertainment.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell's Map of the United States, 1784 Saturday
    October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
    Add to calendar
    Northwest Gallery
    This exhibit features Abel Buell’s Map of the United States, 1784, John Mitchell's Map of the American Colonies, the British Empire and its Limits, Map of the Trans-Allegheny Region, Revolutionary Map of New Jersey, 1777 and many more.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Saturday
    October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
    Add to calendar
    South Gallery
    This exhibition showcases rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of Rosa Parks and documents her life and activism—creating a rich opportunity for viewers to discover new dimensions to their understanding of this seminal figure.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight For the Vote Saturday
    October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
    Add to calendar
    Southwest Gallery
    This exhibition showcases the campaign for women’s voting rights, which lasted more than seven decades. Considered the largest reform movement in United States history, its participants believed that securing the vote was essential to achieving women’s economic, social, and political equality.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Saturday
    October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
    Add to calendar
    Southwest Pavilion
    Take a trip through a re-created version of Jefferson’s library, which assembles 6,487 volumes that founded the Library of Congress, and learn how one of America’s greatest thinkers was inspired through the world of books.