Events at the Library of Congress

Wednesday December 1, 2021

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Wednesday
    December 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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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 Wednesday
    December 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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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 Wednesday
    December 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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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 Wednesday
    December 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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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
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Wednesday
    December 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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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.

Thursday December 2, 2021

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: Tracing Federal Regulations Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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    Online Only
    Join us for an Orientation to Legal Research Webinar this time focusing on Tracing Federal Regulations. The entry in the series provides participants with information about the notice-and-comment rulemaking process, including the publication and citation of federal regulations as well as exploring how to trace a federal regulation.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Natural Gas in the U.S.: Lessons for a Global Market Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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    Online Only
    Michael Ratner, Congressional Research Service energy policy specialist, will discuss his research on how, since the advent of shale gas, the United States has become the world’s largest producer and consumer of natural gas, as well as the fastest-growing exporter.
    More information at YouTube External.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    Add to calendar
    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
    December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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 Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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 Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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.

Friday December 3, 2021

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Netherlands Chamber Choir: Program I Friday
    December 3, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Online Only
    With an artistic legacy spanning more than eight decades, the Netherlands Chamber Choir has won admiration for its superb interpretations of masterworks, but also for powerful, provocative original programs that defy the boundaries of traditional choral concerts. This season we encounter this exceptional choir, one of the world’s finest, in both contexts: here, a stunning, joyous performance of J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and later...
    This event will premiere on both Facebook External and YouTube External.
  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Friday
    December 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    Add to calendar
    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
    December 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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 Friday
    December 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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
    December 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Friday
    December 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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.

Saturday December 4, 2021

  • Event | exhibits and tours
    Exploring the Early Americas Saturday
    December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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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
    December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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
    December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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
    December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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
    Thomas Jefferson's Library Saturday
    December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
    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.

Monday December 6, 2021

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Cancer Moonshot Symposium Monday
    December 6, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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    Online Only
    Join us for a virtual panel discussion on the “Cancer Moonshot.” The focus of this year’s event is “Cancer Immunotherapy,” the artificial stimulation of the immune system to treat cancer, improving the immune system's natural ability to fight the disease.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.