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Programs for Adults

Archaeological Field School at Monticello
A six-week field school at Monticello teaching the fundamentals of modern historical archaeology. Offers six credits from the University of Virginia.

Fellowships for Scholars and Teachers
A program of residential fellowships open to scholars and teachers worldwide working on Jefferson-related projects.

Historic Landscape Institute
A unique educational experience with the gardens and grounds of Monticello and the University of Virginia serving as the setting for studying the theory and practice of historic landscape preservation.

Upcoming Talks, Lectures, and Conferences
A list of upcoming events with a scholarly bent.

"Age of Jefferson" Massive Open Online Course — for anyone, anywhere

Inspired by Jefferson’s legacy in public education, the University of Virginia and Monticello produced the “Age of Jefferson” Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Peter Onuf, a leading scholar of Jefferson and the early American republic, leads this free, online six-part course. Participants learn not only why Jefferson’s legacy is essential to understanding global history, but also why UNESCO has designated Monticello and the University of Virginia as a World Heritage Site. Register today on iTunes U!

Past Programs

Jefferson and Monticello Lecture Series at UVA (Spring Semester)
A noncredit personal enrichment course with lectures by Monticello scholars and a special evening on the mountain that was offered each spring through the University of Virginia's School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

At Home on Monticello Mountain Lecture Series
A deeper look at life "At Home on Monticello Mountain," featuring learning, discussion, and specialized visitation to parts of Monticello which are not normally open to the public.


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