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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 ADA@loc.gov.

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All Public Events for July 2016

Books and Beyond

Cartoons for Victory

July 13, 2016, Noon - 1 p.m.
Writer and historian Warren Bernard discusses and signs his new book "Cartoons for Victory".
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

Loren Miller:Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist

July 20, 2016, Noon - 1 p.m.
Author Amina Hassan discusses and signs her new book "Loren Miller:Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist".
Location: Mumford, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

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Concert

The NOKA Trio; Basque Song and Music from California

July 6, 2016, Noon - 1 p.m.
The NOKA Trio, with Mikel Markez and Basque guest Erramun Martikorena, presents traditional and contemporary Basque vocal music from California and Spain. The program is part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Series.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5510

The Legendary Ingramettes | African American Gospel Music from Virginia

July 21, 2016, Noon - 1 p.m.
A free noon concert series presented by the American Folklife Center and the Music Division of the Library of Congress. The Ingramettes are gospel icons in Richmond and have received numerous awards, including the prestigious Virginia Heritage Award in 2009.
Location: , GR floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-1736

The Rahim AlJaj Trio and Middle Eastern Music

July 28, 2016, Noon - 2 p.m.
The Rahim AlJaj Trio present Middle Eastern music from New Mexico. The program is part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Series.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5510

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Exhibition

Jacob Riis

July 1, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 1, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 1, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 2, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 2, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 2, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 4, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 5, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 6, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 6, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 6, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 7, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 7, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 7, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 8, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 8, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 8, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 9, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 11, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 11, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 11, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 12, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 12, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 12, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 13, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 13, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 13, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 14, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 14, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 14, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 15, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 15, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 15, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 16, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 18, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 18, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 18, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 19, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 19, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 19, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 20, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 21, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 22, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 23, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 23, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 23, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jazz Singers

July 23, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION CLOSING- "Jazz Singers" offers perspectives on the art of vocal jazz from the 1920s to the present. Drawn from the Library of Congress Music Divisions collections, including the photographs of William P. Gottlieb and the papers of Max Roach, Chet Baker, and Shirley Horn, the exhibition features singers and song stylists, both onstage and off. The exhibition is on view from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: LM 113 Performing Arts Reading Room, First floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-6021

Jacob Riis

July 25, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 25, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 25, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 26, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 26, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 26, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 27, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 27, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 27, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 28, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 28, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 28, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 29, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 29, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 29, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

Jacob Riis

July 30, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Jacob Riis: Revealing How the Other Half Lives" examines Riis as a writer, photographer, lecturer, advocate and ally and provides visitors with an opportunity to understand the indelible mark Riis's brand of social reform left on the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is on view through Sept. 5, 2016.
Location: South Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3610

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

July 30, 2016, 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

America Reads

July 30, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OPENING- "America Reads" celebrates the publics choice of the top 40 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life. The exhibition also revisits 25 books from the 2012 Library of Congress exhibition "Books That Shaped America" that were voted on by public survey. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 31, 2016.
Location: Southwest Gallery, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9070

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Film

"The Great Garrick" (Warner Bros., 1937)

July 7, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
James Whale directed this entertaining fictional comedy based on a real person, the great 18th-century British actor David Garrick. Before Garrick (Brian Aherne) goes to Paris to star at the Comedie Francaise, the most important theatre in France, he is mistakenly quoted as saying that he is "going to France to teach the French how to act." Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Killing Fields" (Warner Bros., 1984,)*

July 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The true story of New York Times reporter Sidney Schanberg and his Cambodian friend Dith Pran during the U.S. pullout from Vietnam in 1975 and the horrors that followed. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis. *No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Jaws" (Universal, 1975)

July 9, 2016, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
The original summer blockbuster, "Jaws" set the standard for edge-of-your-seat suspense, quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the towns chief of police (Roy Scheider), a young marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a grizzled shark hunter (Robert Shaw) embark on a desperate quest to destroy it. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" (Zeitgeist Films, 1964)

July 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Actress Catherine Deneuve was launched to stardom by this dazzling musical heart-tugger from director Jacques Demy. Deneuve plays an umbrella-shop owners delicate daughter, glowing with first love for a handsome garage mechanic, played by Nino Castelnuovo. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Fours a Crowd" (Warner Bros., 1938)

July 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The four in the screwball comedy "Fours a Crowd" are a quartet of Warner Brothers biggest stars of 1938Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Rosalind Russell and Patric Knowles. Michael Curtiz directed the fast-paced romance that finds Flynn as a publicity agent hired to stir up "good press" for a nasty millionaire (Walter Connolly). Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Black Narcissus" (Universal, 1947)

July 15, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
This explosive work about the conflict between the spirit and the flesh is the epitome of the sensuous style of the British filmmaking team Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. A group of nunsplayed by some of Britains finest actresses, including Deborah Kerr, Kathleen Byron and Flora Robsonstruggle to establish a convent in the Himalayas, while isolation, extreme weather, altitude and culture clashes all conspire to drive the well-intentioned missionaries mad. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"A Little Princess" (Warner Bros., 1995)

July 16, 2016, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
n this film adaptation of the beloved childrens classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett set during WWI, a young girl, reared in India, lives an enchanted life filled with wealth, exotic adventures and a fathers love. However, when tragedy strikes, she must rely on her will and imagination to relive the joy of her wondrous childhood. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Monsoon Wedding" (USA Films, 2001)*

July 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Cultures and families clash in director Mira Nairs beloved, insightful and energetic blend of Hollywood and Bollywood styles. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis. *No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Whirlpool (Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950)

July 21, 2016, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Directed by Otto Preminger. Screenplay by Ben Hecht, Andrew Solt, based on the novel "Methinks the Lady" by Guy Endore. With Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, Jose Ferrer, Charles Bickford, Barbara O'Neil, Eduard Franz, Constance Collier.Seating is on a first-come first-serve basis. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Location: , 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5677

"The Santa Fe Trail" (Warner Bros., 1940)

July 21, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
After graduating from West Point, Jeb Stuart (Errol Flynn) and George Custer (Ronald Reagan) are both stationed at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. Once there, they find that the abolitionist John Brown (Raymond Massey) is killing those who get in the way of his anti-slavery crusade. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Talk to Her" (Sony Pictures Classics, 2002)*

July 22, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Spanish auteur Pedro Almodovars Oscar-winning film (best writing for original screenplay) redefines love in all its weird and surprising permutations with this characteristically eccentric tale involving a lady bullfighter, a male nurse, a ballet dancer and a journalist with hyperactive tear ducts. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis. *No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Secret Garden" (Warner Bros., 1995)

July 23, 2016, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
In this story, based on the classic family novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, a young girl sent to live in her uncles forbidding Victorian manor discovers an invalid cousin and a garden that has fallen into disrepair. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Underground" (New Yorker Films, 1995)

July 23, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Director Emir Kusturicas epic black comedy about Yugoslavian gun-runners and racketeers won the Palme dOr, the highest honor at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. In his New York Daily News review, Dave Kerr said, "Underground represents one of those rare, exhilarating moments when an outsize artistic vision is fueled by an apparently unlimited budget. Not to be missed!!" Featuring multiple languages with English subtitles, the film is not rated, but contains adult subject matter. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

Dennis Hopper Double Feature

July 29, 2016, 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
"The American Dreamer" (Corda Productions, 1971) Filmed after Dennis Hoppers breakout hit as writer-director and star of "Easy Rider," and in the midst of his follow-up "Last Movie," this documentary was little-seen. The high-definition digital copy is on loan from Vinegar Syndrome distribution company and film archive. "The Last Movie" (Universal, 1971 R-rated *) Dennis Hopper wrote, directed and stars in this tale of a stunt man working on a Western being shot on location in Peru. When he stays behind after the crew leaves, he discovers that the villagers are ritualistically re-enacting the making of the film, but they dont understand that all the violence theyd seen was make-believe. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.*No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"La belle noiseuse" (MK2 Diffusion, 1991)

July 30, 2016, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
A renowned artist (Michel Piccoli) attempts to create his definitive painting of the female form with his wife as his muse. Unable to find his voice, he quits painting. Ten year later and at the age of 60, he attempts to finish the art piece with a new muse. Legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa named "La belle noiseuse" as one of his two favorite films made in the 1990s, calling it the best cinematic depiction of an artist struggling with his craft. This rare screening of Jacques Rivettes four-hour masterpiece will be presented on 35 mm and un-cut with an intermission. Note: All Packard Campus programs are free and open to the public, but children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Seating at the screenings is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Lecture

Expressive Dimensions of Photographic Paper

July 12, 2016, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Paul Messier, head of the newly formed Lens Media Lab at Yale University, will present a lecture on dimensions of photographic paper.
Location: , 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-8345

Politics and Public Opinion in Paris

July 14, 2016, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Kluge fellow Michael Sizer gives a lecture titled "Popular Politics and Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris".
Location: , 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

Home Canning: Cultural Narratives, Technological Change and Status of Traditional Knowledge

July 19, 2016, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Danille Christensen of Virginia Teach and a 2015 John W. Kluge Center Fellow presents a talk on "Home Canning: Cultural Narratives, Technological Change and Status of Traditional Knowledge", as part of the American Folklife Center's Benjamin Botkin Series.
Location: , 03 floor, JMB - James Madison Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-5510

"Newcomers"

July 20, 2016, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Michael Biggins discusses his most recent translation, Lojze Kova i 's "Newcomers".
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-4371

Law in Film and Television

July 20, 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The depiction of the law in art and culture is as old as storytelling. Its manifestation in moving pictures often focuses on questions and concerns about the rule of law and equal citizenship in a well-functioning democracy. The Law Library of Congress and the Librarys Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation will offer a program highlighting the depiction of law in film and television. The event is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Framing Treason: War, Reconciliation, and Memory in the Making of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U

July 27, 2016, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Kluge Fellow Taja-Nia Henderson discusses a section of the Fourteenth Amendment that, by its terms, barred from public officeholding Confederate officials and military personnel who had previously taken an oath to uphold the federal constitution.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

"Making Patriotic Prostitutes"

July 28, 2016, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
"Making Patriotic Prostitutes: The South Korean Government's Policies on Prostitution for the U.S. Military" is a lecture presented by Fellow Jeong-Mi Park as he examines the historical transformation of prostitution policies in South Korea and how it was influenced by relations between Korea and the United States.
Location: , 01 floor, TJB - Thomas Jefferson Building Building
Contact: (202) 707-0213

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Performance

The Patriotic Magic-Lantern Show!

July 1, 2016, 11 a.m. - Noon
Authentic 1890s visual extravaganza projected on a full-sized screen -- the kind of show that led to the movies. National Public Radio says, "If they come to your town, don't miss them. They're a living national treasure!" This family-friendly event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition, "Jacob Riis: Revealing 'How the Other Half Lived.'"
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-0185

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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

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