|| Publications ||
- James Madison Council Bulletin Spring 2016 (PDF, 30.8 MB)
|| Madison Council Activities ||
- April 29-30 - Spring Madison Council Meeting. Washington, DC.
- June 22 · 8PM - Country Music Association (CMA) Songwriters Series. Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- July 27 · 10AM – 3PM - 2016 Junior Fellows Treasures Display. Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 119.
- September 15, 2016 - Astrobiology Symposium: The Emergence of Life on Earth, in the Lab and Elsewhere. Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 119.
- September 23 · 6PM - Library of Congress National Book Festival Evening Gala Reception. Coolidge Auditorium and Great Hall, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- September 24 · 9AM - 10PM - Library of Congress National Book Festival. Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
- October 6 · 6:30PM - Annual Jay I. Kislak Lecture on the History of the Early Americas. Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- October 6-7 · 2016 - Facts or Fictions: Debating the Mysteries of Early Modern Science and Cartography. Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- October 28-29 - Fall Madison Council Meeting.
- November 16, 2016 - The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Concert. The Library presents a star-studded tribute show honoring R&B legend Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. DAR Constitution Hall.
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|| Exhibitions ||
- Jazz Singers. February 11 – July 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. August 27, 2016 – February 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. Performing Arts Reading Room, James Madison Building. Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA.
- Jacob Riis: Revealing “How the Other Half Lives”. April 14, 2016 – September 5, 2016. South Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- World War I: American Artists View the Great War. May 7 2016–May 6, 2017. Graphic Arts Galleries, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- Exploring the Early Americas. Ongoing exhibition, opened December 12, 2007. Northwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration. April 2017 – October 2017. The Library’s most recent acquisition of courtroom drawings was also made possible by Mr. Girardi. South Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building.
- Nineteen Months That Changed America: The United States and World War I. April 2017 – January 2019. On the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I, the Library will mount an exhibition exploring the war from the American perspective, tracing the dramatic events that led to U.S. involvement in the Great War, the debates and struggles that surrounded U.S. engagement, and the emergence of this country as a world power. With the most comprehensive collection of multi-format World War I holdings in the nation, the Library of Congress is uniquely positioned to tell this extraordinary story of our country during this transformative period in history. Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building.