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Saturday, May 3 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Convocation and Reception

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Reception sponsored by Proquest and Library of Congress. 
Speaker, Susan Stamberg, sponsored by the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

The 1897 Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress will be the site of the 2014 Convocation and Reception for ARLIS/NA attendees. The distinguished NPR correspondent Susan Stamberg will be our Convocation speaker; the theme of her talk is “Art Will Save the World.” Following the Convocation, attendees can mingle with cocktails and appetizers in the stunningly beautiful Great Hall, and will be able to see Thomas Jefferson’s book collection and the current exhibition Exploring the Early Americas. The Main Reading Room will be open so that all may visit this magnificent working room. Main Reading room staff will be on hand to discuss the workings, architecture, and grandeur of this majestic space.

Transportation: Transportation is by Metro's Blue or Orange lines from Metro Center station to South Capitol station. The Jefferson Building is one block north from the station.

Saturday May 3, 2014 6:00pm - 10:00pm EDT
The Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street, SE, Washington, DC 20540

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