Thomas Jefferson Days

12 - 14 February 2016

The Palladio Museum dedicates the entire three-day weekend from 12 to 14 February 2016 to the American politician and Palladian architect Thomas Jefferson, whose life and work are extensively presented in the exhibition Jefferson and Palladio: Constructing a New World.

During the “Thomas Jefferson Days” all American citizens and Italian personnel working on Vicenza military bases will have free access to the museum and free guided tours, both in English and Italian, of the exhibition. English-speaking children are offered a free animated tour on Sunday 14th.
Professor Howard Burns will give two conferences dedicateted to Palladio in America: the first on Thursday, February 11th at 3:30 pm, in the Caserma Ederle, for military and civilian personnel and their families, and a second one on Friday, February 12th at 5:30, at the Palladio Museum, open to anyone (in Italian, reservation required).

Programme

From Friday 12th to Sunday 14th
10 am to 5:30 pm: Free admission to the Palladio Museum and the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition for all American citizens and Italian employees working on Vicenza American bases

Friday, February 12th
4 pm: Free English tour of the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition
Reservation required, book your tour at: accoglienza@palladiomuseum.org

Friday, February 12th
5:30 pm: Palladio in America, conference by Howard Burns (CISA Andrea Palladio)
Reservation required, book your spot at: segreteria@palladiomuseum.org

Saturday, February 13th
10:30 am: Free English tour of the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition
3 pm: Free Italian tour of the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition
4 pm: Free English tour of the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition
Reservation required, book your tour at: accoglienza@palladiomuseum.org

Sunday, February 14th
10:30 am: Free English tour of the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition
3 pm: Free Italian tour of the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition
4 pm: Free English tour of the “Jefferson and Palladio” exhibition
Reservation required, book your tour at: accoglienza@palladiomuseum.org

Sunday, February 14th
10:30 am: “All mice are created equal”: Discovering Jefferson and Palladio with Amos the mouse
Free animated English tour of the exhibition (recommended age 5-12 years old). 
Reservation required, book your tour at: didattica@palladiomuseum.org