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Upcoming Talks, Lectures and Conferences
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Eminent scholar John Boles explores Thomas Jefferson’s expansive intellectualism/defenses of political and religious liberty, overturning conventional wisdom while acknowledging aspects of Jefferson which trouble us today. Offered as part of the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book .
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Each year, Monticello invites a prominent guest speaker for a TOM Talk during Historic Garden Week in Virginia, described as “America’s Largest Open House.” Make Monticello a part your visit when more than 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes, and historic landmarks open their doors to...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Author of numerous books including City Chicks: Keeping Micro-flocks of Chickens as Garden Helpers , Pat Foreman, aka “the Chicken Whisperer”, will teach us about chickens at Monticello. Poultry was a major source of food and income for the enslaved community at Monticello. In September 1805, for...