National Building Museum

Talk: UVA and Monticello World Heritage Site & Evolving Historic Interpretation

Date:
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

UVA Academical Village Sanjay Suchak.jpgWalk-in ticket sales available at 5:30 pm.

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Learn how and why the joint world heritage site of the University of Virginia and Monticello was established and how it is updating its historic interpretation to encourage an honest and inclusive dialogue about its past and enslaved workers. The challenges and contemporary issues that encourage evolution of management and interpretation for such a site are discussed by Stephen Morris, chief of the Office of International Affairs, World Heritage Program coordinator for the National Park Service, Mary Hughes, FASLA, LEED AP, University of Virginia landscape architect, and Gardiner Hallock, Robert H. Smith director of restoration and collections, and interim director of facilities, Monticello, Thomas Jefferson Foundation. A reception follows the program.

This program is supported by the Darwina L. Neal Cultural Landscape Fund for adult programs focusing on cultural landscapes.

1.5 LU (AIA) / 1.5 CM (AICP) / 1.5 PDH (LA CES)

$12 Museum and ASLA Member | $10 Student | $20 Non-member

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

Image: View of the UVA Academical Village looking south with the newly renovated Rotunda in the foreground courtesy Sanjay Suchak/UVA Communications.

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