The Library frequently hosts a variety of dynamic events, welcoming established scholars, leaders, and experts from numerous fields.



Upcoming Events

Lunch and Fellowship with David Head

Library

Join us for lunch and compelling discussion with a member of our 2015-2016 class of fellows as he presents his findings and research at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.

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Lunch and Fellowship with Erin Holmes

Library

Join us for lunch and compelling discussion with a member of the 2015-16 class of fellows as she discusses her research and findings at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. 

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Warren Bingham

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Warren Bingham to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book George Washington's 1791 Southern Tour on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016. 

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2016 Gay Hart Gaines Distinguished Visiting Lecturer of American History: Richard Brookhiser

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association is proud to present this educational series delivered by the Gay Hart Gaines Distinguished Visiting Lecturer in American History, Richard Brookhiser. This series is designed to provide a deeper understanding of, and expertise in, a particular subject related to George Washington. This year's subject is Washington and Politics: In His Life, and After.

 

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Mary Sarah Bilder

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Mary Sarah Bilder to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss her book Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention on Thursday, September 15th, 2016.

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2016 Gay Hart Gaines Distinguished Visiting Lecturer of American History: Richard Brookhiser

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association is proud to present this educational series delivered by the Gay Hart Gaines Distinguished Visiting Lecturer in American History, Richard Brookhiser. This series is designed to provide a deeper understanding of, and expertise in, a particular subject related to George Washington. This year's subject is Washington and Politics: In His Life, and After.

 

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Lorri Glover

Library

Mount Vernon welcomes author Lorri Glover to the David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall to discuss her book The Fate of the Revolution: Virginians Debate the Constitution on Thursday, October 20, 2016. 

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2016 Gay Hart Gaines Distinguished Visiting Lecturer of American History: Richard Brookhiser

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association is proud to present this educational series delivered by the Gay Hart Gaines Distinguished Visiting Lecturer in American History, Richard Brookhiser. This series is designed to provide a deeper understanding of, and expertise in, a particular subject related to George Washington. This year's subject is Washington and Politics: In His Life, and After.

 

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Ford Evening Book Talk: John Sedgwick

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author John Sedgwick to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.                                                                                                         

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Lydia Brandt

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium

Mount Vernon welcomes author Lydia Brandt to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss her book First in the Homes of His Countrymen: George Washington's Mount Vernon in the American Imagination on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. 

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