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TOM Talks

Our series continues in 2019 with new offerings! Guarantee your place by purchasing tickets below or calling (434) 984-9800; please note $25 of each ticket represents a tax-deductible gift to support Monticello. To join the list for TOM Talks, please email

Experience a New Season of TOM Talks!

Inside Monticello with Martha Wayles Jefferson
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Thursday, March 28, and Friday, March 29, 6 pm
Join first-person interpreter Nicole Brown for a walking tour of Monticello focusing on the life of Thomas Jefferson's wife, Martha.

Garden Week Conversation With Lee Buttala: Planting History in Your Garden
Monday, April 29, 6:30 pm
Join Lee Buttala as he shares tips along with glorious photos of some of our oldest and most interesting, plants, flowers and crops.

Monticello's Gatehouse: The Place, the People, the Stories
Thursday, June 13, and Tuesday, June 18, 6 pm
Monticello's Niya Bates will share the stories and history of some of the many African Americans who lived and worked at Monticello's Gatehouse.

Edible Gardens: Lunch & Tastings at Tufton Farm
Saturday, October 19, 1 pm
“Sip, dip and graze” your way through a Tufton Farm dining event with Monticello's Gabriele Rausse and Keith Nevison.

Jefferson in Paris: A Musical Afternoon With David Sariti and Jonathan Schakel
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2 pm
Join musicians David Sariti and Jonathan Schakel for an afternoon of the music Thomas Jefferson would have heard while living in Paris.



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