Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday September 30, 2021

Friday October 1, 2021

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Friday
    October 1, 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
    Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell's Map of the United States, 1784 Friday
    October 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Southwest Pavilion
    Through a generous grant from Jerry and Gene Jones, the Library of Congress is attempting to reassemble Jefferson's library as it was sold to Congress.

Saturday October 2, 2021

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Saturday
    October 2, 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
    Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell's Map of the United States, 1784 Saturday
    October 2, 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 Saturday
    October 2, 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 Saturday
    October 2, 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 Saturday
    October 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Southwest Pavilion
    Through a generous grant from Jerry and Gene Jones, the Library of Congress is attempting to reassemble Jefferson's library as it was sold to Congress.

Thursday October 7, 2021

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Thursday
    October 7, 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
    Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell's Map of the United States, 1784 Thursday
    October 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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    Southwest Pavilion
    Through a generous grant from Jerry and Gene Jones, the Library of Congress is attempting to reassemble Jefferson's library as it was sold to Congress.

Friday October 8, 2021

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Friday
    October 8, 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
    Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell's Map of the United States, 1784 Friday
    October 8, 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 Friday
    October 8, 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 Friday
    October 8, 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 Friday
    October 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
    Add to calendar
    Southwest Pavilion
    Through a generous grant from Jerry and Gene Jones, the Library of Congress is attempting to reassemble Jefferson's library as it was sold to Congress.