Events at the Library of Congress
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
Friday, October 29, 8-9 p.m. ET
The extraordinary Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes brings his illuminating artistic vision to our series for an intimate recital. Taking a break from his most recent Mozart collaboration with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Andsnes brings together the music of Beethoven—the “Pathétique” sonata—and a selection of miniatures by Grieg and Dvořák.
Third Coast Percussion: Metamorphosis
Saturday, October 30, 8-9 p.m. ET
This year our annual Founder’s Day concert honoring Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge offers something remarkable: a collaboration between the fearless Third Coast Percussion, electronic music producer/composer Jlin and Movement Art Is in a composed evening featuring dance and music by Glass, Jlin and Tyondai Braxton.
Webinars from the Library of Congress
- CCDI Grant Webinar: Libraries, Archives and MuseumsMonday, October 25, 3-4 p.m. ETJoin the Library of Congress to learn more about the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) grant opportunity for libraries, archives and museums. Register for this event.
- Congress.govThursday, October 28, 2-3 p.m. ETThis orientation is designed to give a basic overview of Congress.gov. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and the Congressional member information attached to the legislation, the new features of Congress.gov will be highlighted. Register for this event.
Exhibitions at the Library of Congress
Several exhibitions are open for visitors to visit at the Library of Congress.
- Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words
- Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight For the Vote (exhibition closes on Oct. 30)
- Thomas Jefferson’s Library
- Exploring the Early Americas
IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to enter the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building and experience the exhibition, each visitor must apply for and receive one of a limited number of free timed entry passes. For information on reserving tickets, visit loc.gov/visit, where visitors can review “Know Before You Go” guidelines and reserve their free passes.
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