The Library frequently hosts a variety of dynamic events, welcoming established scholars, leaders, and experts from numerous fields.
The 2017 Michelle Smith Lecture Series
The 2017 Michelle Smith Lecture Series will include three presentations delivered by a cadre of outstanding authors over a period of three months. A reception and book signing will take place after each lecture. Participation is by subscription to the entire series.
Ford Evening Book Talk: Edward Gray
Mount Vernon welcomes author Edward Gray to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Tom Paine's Iron Bridge: Building a United States on May 16, 2017. Learn More
The 2017 Mount Vernon Symposium
June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017 — 12:00 pm
Join leading gardeners, historians, horticulturalists, archaeologists, and preservationists as they reconsider the importance of gardening, landscapes, and design in early America.
Ford Evening Book Talk: Matthew Mason
Mount Vernon welcomes author Matthew Mason to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Apostle of Union: A Political Biography of Edward Everett on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Learn More