Special Event: Music Under the Stars

Our upcoming public night on Saturday, February 1 will feature special performances by Early Music Access Project Artistic Director and baroque violinist David McCormick. From 7-9 pm, McCormick will present short, on-the-hour performances of music likely heard at Monticello, including pieces from Thomas Jefferson’s extensive music library and tunes played by fiddler Eston Hemings, one […]

Special Event with Dark Skies, Bright Kids

We are pleased to announce that our upcoming public night on Thursday, December 19 will feature special programming by science education group Dark Skies, Bright Kids. Operating out of the UVA Astronomy Department, this graduate student-run program seeks to foster the natural curiosity of elementary school children in the surrounding Charlottesville community by helping them […]

Public Planetarium Nights

Announcing Public Planetarium Nights! The Rotunda Planetarium celestial dome projection will be free and open to the public from 6-10PM on the following dates: November 30December 6December 19January 11, 2020February 1 Suitable for all ages. Tickets not required. Event Location: The Rotunda University of Virginia 1826 University Ave Charlottesville, VA 22904 Rotunda Planetarium is wheelchair […]

Rotunda Planetarium: Science & Learning in the University of Virginia’s First Library

We are pleased to announce a public symposium and event culminating in the unveiling of the Rotunda Planetarium projection! All are welcome. The symposium will be held in the Rotunda’s dome room on November 1, 2019 from 2PM until 8:30PM. Dean and University Librarian John Unsworth will deliver opening remarks. Sara J. Schechner, David P. […]