Carr’s Hill, the home of all seven presidents of the University, celebrates the centennial of its construction this year. A feature on page 28 looks at the residence in the context of the University’s architectural evolution. Events planned as part of the celebration include the following:
Sept. 12-Jan. 4: “Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village: The Creation of an Architectural Masterpiece, 1817-1824” at the U.Va. Art Museum.
Sept. 15-June 30: “From Village to Grounds: Architecture after Jefferson at the University of Virginia” at Harrison/Small Special Collections Library.
Sept. 12: Premiere of the 15-minute film Rotunda by music professor Judith Shatin at the U.Va. Art Museum.
Oct. 13: Lunchtime talk at the U.Va. Art Museum by U.Va. professor and architectural historian Richard Guy Wilson on the development of the Lawn. The museum will also offer special Saturday tours on Oct. 17, Nov. 14 and Dec. 19.
Nov. 20-21: “Jefferson, Palladio and the Fine Arts in America,” a symposium in conjunction with the Architecture School, featuring speakers on Jefferson and the arts at the U.Va. Art Museum.