Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg.
Monday - Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Capitol South (orange/blue line)
Exit station using main exit
Walk approx. 2 blocks N on 1st Street SE.
Upcoming Events at Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Bldg.
The quartet performs works by Berio, Franszon and Mincek as well as regional premieres of pieces by Murail and Mochizuki. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The German trio performs a program featuring the world premiere of Hersch's "Carrion-Miles to Purgatory: thirteen pieces after texts of Robert Lowell.". At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The tenor and pianist perform works by Rorem, Britten, Schumann and Bowles. At the Jefferson Building, Coolidge Auditorium.
Capathia Jenkins, Lindsay Mendez and Ted Sperling perform the music of Marvin Hamlisch. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The string quartet performs works by Martinu and Dvorak. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The woodwind quintet performs works by Reicha, Mozart, Barber, Lansky and others. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The vocal ensemble performs a program of the composer-performer's works as a part of the Library's Founder's Day Weekend. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
Led by director Alexander Blachly, the ensemble performs works by Palestrina, Desprez, Ockeghem, Gabrieli and others. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
Led by artistic director and conductor Masaaki Suzuki, the ensemble performs works by Bach, Vivaldi and Handel. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The chamber group performs works by Shostakovich, Beethoven and Haydn. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
Led by music director Matthias Pintscher, the ensemble performs works by Berg, Ligeti, Lash and Varese as well as the U.S. premiere of Pintscher's "Profiles of Light.". At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The mezzo-soprano performs works by Part, Dowland, Monteverdi and others with organist/harpsichordist Jonathan Cohen and lutenist/theorbist Thomas Dunford. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
Led by artistic director Jeanette Sorrell, the ensemble performs works by Vivaldi and Handel with soprano Amanda Forsythe. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
10/5 - 12/7
An exhibition of Abel Buell's map of the United States, the first map compiled, printed and published in America by an American. At the Jefferson Building.
The horn player performs works by Ligeti, Hindemith, Persichetti and Brahms with violinist Jennifer Frautschi and pianist Gloria Chien. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The quartet performs all six Bartok quartets on the Library's Stradivari instruments. At the Coolidge Auditorium.
The history of printing in America is told through a display of documents and a copy of the Bay Psalm Book. At the Jefferson Building.
The cellist and pianist perform works by several 20th-century composers, including Bernstein, Britten, Barber, Piazzolla and others. At the Jefferson Building, Coolidge Auditorium.
The ensemble performs works by Beethoven, Brahms and Penderecki with clarinetist Anthony McGill. At the Jefferson Building, Coolidge Auditorium.
An exhibition pairing editorial cartoonist Herbert L. Block's cartoons with the works of his conservative contemporaries reveals the range of editorial opinions that came from such topics as World War II, the Red Scare, the Cold War, the Vietnam War and more. At the Jefferson Building.
In honor of the 200th anniversary of the acquisition of Thomas Jefferson's 6,487-volume library, eight items, including Jefferson's inventory list, are displayed. At the Jefferson Building.
The Library of Congress occupies three buildings on Capitol Hill, of which the Thomas Jefferson Building (1897) is the original. The Library began in 1800 inside the U.S. Capitol.
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