UVA hosts symposium on "Jefferson, Palladio and Fine Arts in America"

The University of Virginia hosts a two-day symposium to examine topics related to the vision of Thomas Jefferson, the legacy of architect Andrea Palladio, and the development of architecture at the University of Virginia, including the work of McKim Mead & White. National and international architects and art historians will present numerous lectures and panels in honor of the 500th anniversary of Palladio's birth and to celebrate his influence on Jefferson and the architectural development of UVA. Free and open to the public but registration is required. The registration deadline is November 18. Symposium events on November 20 will take place in Campbell Hall, Room 153, and on November 21 at the Harrison Institute. For more information and to register, visit the University of Virginia Art Museum' website or call Patty DeCourct at 924-1428.

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