Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson—designed and redesigned and built and rebuilt for more than forty years—and its gardens were a botanic showpiece, a source of food, and an experimental laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world.
Our very own Elizabeth V. Chew has an article published in the new book Structures and Subjectivities: Attending to Early Modern Women (ed. Joan E. Hartman and Adele Seeff, University of Delaware...More >>
This year, the Restoration Department concluded their research into the design of Monticello’s original exterior “Venetian” blinds. The search ultimately led them from Monticello to the U.S. Capitol...More >>
Laurie Olin, distinguished professor, author, and renowned landscape architect whose designs include the Washington Monument Grounds in Washington, D.C. and Bryant Park in New York City, received the...More >>