International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello
SITUATED ON THE BEAUTIFUL KENWOOD CAMPUS, the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies supports a global network of Jefferson scholars. At the base of Monticello mountain, the world-class center focuses on research and education about the genius of Jefferson and disseminates its findings around the globe.
The Jefferson Library, the first free-standing library dedicated to the study of a founding father, combines the power of place with the power of ideas. Built to complement the historic Kenwood house, the 15,500-square-foot library features a contemporary reading room with a two-story semicircular bay window.
ROBERT H. AND CLARICE SMITH READING ROOM
The reading room can be used for dinners, scholarly talks, and receptions. Here guests have the opportunity to dine amidst more than 40,000 volumes detailing Jefferson's life and early American history.
The Berkeley Room is a state-of-the-art board room equipped with complete audio-visual equipment, a retractable screen, and teleconferencing capabilities.
Adjacent to the Berkeley Room, the Nichols Room is a comfortable and intimate space, ideal for small lunches or as a breakout space for meetings.