Calendar of Events

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Event Date: Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Ivy Creek Foundation is conducting a landscape restoration and preservation of River View Farm, and we invite you to join the Batten community for an awesome volunteer opportunity.

Event Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 12:00am to Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 11:59pm
Event Location: Newcomb Hall

Join us in honoring MLK Day by donating goods to the Charlottesville City of Promise.

Event Date: Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

Journalist Jill Lawrence and psychologist Pamela Gipson Banks discuss the recent culture wars over how race is taught in public schools.

Event Date: Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

City Center at the Jefferson School welcomes you to our Open House on January 19, 2023.

Event Date: Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 5:00pm

Join us for this Community MLK Celebration event with Karen Walrond, author of The Lightmaker's Manifesto - free and open to all.

Event Date: Friday, January 20, 2023 - 5:00pm

Join UVA Engineering for a fire-side chat style discussion with Dean Meara Habashi and Dr. Wesley Harris.

Event Date: Friday, January 20, 2023 - 7:30pm

Join us for a screening of I Am Not Your Negro, an Oscar nominated film by Raoul Peck that uses an unfinished manuscript by James Baldwin to dive deep into the history of race relations in the US through the lives and deaths of Medgar Evers, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcom X. This film is free and open to the public.

Event Date: Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 4:00pm

This year will be the 38th Annual Community Worship Service commemorating the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Event Date: Monday, January 23, 2023 - 5:00pm
Event Location: Campbell Hall, 153

The UVA School of Architecture will host Dr. Hazel Edwards, a professor in the Department of Architecture at Howard University, for the Dean’s Forum Inclusion + Equity Lecture.

Event Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for a moderated discussion with Dr. Ebony Hilton Buchholz and Dr. Irène Mathieu. The discussion will also be broadcast via Zoom.

Event Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Event Location: Caplin Pavilion

A conversation with Virginia Chief Justice John Charles Thomas ’75. UVA Law School Dean Risa Goluboff will present the Gregory H. Swanson Award.

Event Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 6:00pm
Event Location: The Paramount Theater

Scholar-activist Dr. Yaba Blay will deliver the 2023 Community MLK Celebration keynote address.

Event Date: Friday, January 27, 2023 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for the opening night of Black Joy Is: Ferocious, Fearless, Forever, Female, For Me. This exhibition, which runs from January 27 through March 25, 2023, creates an opportunity for a diverse group of local and regional African American female artists to examine what “Black Joy Is” means to each of them.

Event Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for an event featuring A'Lelia Bundles, author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker.

Event Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 4:00pm
Event Location: Virtual Presentation

Join the Colonnade Club and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia for a presentation of pieces from: TELL THEM WE ARE RISING, a survey of the black educational experience in Virginia by Elvatrice Parker Belsches.

Event Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 7:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

A conversation with Jonathan Evans (ARCH '04) and Katie Swenson (ARCH '00) about the historic significance and the design process behind "The Embrace" sculpture in Boston, Massachusetts.