Events at the Library of Congress

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  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Herblock Gallery Monday
    April 2, 2018
    8:30 am -
    Tuesday
    June 30, 2020
    4:30 pm EDT
    The Herblock Gallery celebrates the work of editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block—better known as "Herblock"—with an ongoing display of ten original drawings, to change every six months, drawn from the Library's extensive Herbert L. Block Collection. Graphic Arts Gallery
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture Monday
    April 2, 2018
    8:30 am -
    Tuesday
    June 30, 2020
    4:30 pm EDT
    Politicians and entertainers have dominated public life in America for much of the twentieth century. Members of both professions have found their worlds increasingly entangled. The exhibition explores some of these entanglements, focusing on the careers of Bob Hope and other entertainers who were involved in the political climate of their times. Explore artifacts that represent an array of viewpoints on the interplay of... Bob Hope Gallery of American Entertainment
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Monday
    April 2, 2018
    8:30 am -
    Tuesday
    June 30, 2020
    4:30 pm EDT
    Take a self-guided 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. Southwest Gallery

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  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote Wednesday
    June 5, 2019
    8:30 am -
    Thursday
    June 4, 2020
    4:30 pm EDT
    Handwritten letters, speeches, photographs and scrapbooks, created by American suffragists who persisted for more than 70 years to win voting rights for women, will be featured in a new exhibition at the Library of Congress. Southwest Gallery

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  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Exhibition Wednesday
    June 19, 2019
    8:30 am -
    Tuesday
    June 30, 2020
    4:30 pm EDT
    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. Northwest Gallery

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  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Early Football Tuesday
    September 24, 2019
    8:30 am -
    Sunday
    March 15, 2020
    4:30 pm EDT
    The National Football League is celebrating its 100th season in 2019–2020. This facsimile display features iconic images and a wide-range of ephemera from football history. Great Hall - 1st Floor (LJ-100)

Previous date Monday November 25, 2019 Next date

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Family History Listening Stations Monday
    November 25, 2019
    10:00 am -
    Friday
    December 6, 2019
    12:00 pm EST
    The American Folklife Center Archive at the Library of Congress offers researchers access to the songs, stories, and other creative expressions of people from diverse communities. North Curtain (LJ-G25)

Previous date Thursday December 5, 2019 Next date

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words Thursday
    December 5, 2019
    8:30 am -
    Tuesday
    June 30, 2020
    4:30 pm EST
    Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words 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. South Gallery

Previous date Friday December 6, 2019 Next date

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Clara Schumann at 200 Friday
    December 6, 2019
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
    We celebrate Clara Schumann 200th anniversary with a program that focuses on her own compositions; represented are some of the most famous, like the Romances and the piano trio, as well as lesser-known gems like the piano scherzi and her affecting Lieder. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Curator's Tour: Rosa Parks Friday
    December 6, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
    Exhibition curator and Manuscript Division specialist Adrienne Cannon will lead a tour of highlights of the new exhibition on Rosa Parks. South Gallery