Explore the Collection

Curatorial Spotlight
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation stewards a rich and varied collection of objects used to research and interpret the lives of Thomas Jefferson and those who lived on the Monticello plantation. Online Catalog

Object Stories

Hear from Curator of Historic Interiors and Decorative Arts, Diane Ehrenpreis, and Curator of Arts and History, Emilie Johnson as they tell the stories of a few objects within the collection.

Object Stories Playlist
Object Stories Playlist

Preserving Monticello

Restoration Department

Preservation, conservation, and interpretation
Monticello's curators work closely with our Restoration colleagues - find out more on how they maintain Monticello's buildings for generations to come. Learn More