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Court Square Community Conversations
2/24/2020

Over the past several decades, Court Square - Circuit Courthouse Grounds, has become host to memorials and historic objects in Albemarle’s history. This important public space has not been curated to craft a narrative and to do so, we need your help. As a community, we need to have conversations about what's important to us, what do we want this space to say about us, what do we want to project today and moving forward, and how do we do that at Court Square.
 
Please join us for a series of educational tours, listening sessions, and community panels from February through May, to tour this space, develop a shared understanding of its full history, and explore together what the future could hold.

Upcoming Dates

Community Panels

 
Local Monument Lab: Albemarle Courthouse Historic District
A community conversation about how residents and local government remember the past for the future. With Siri Russell, Director of the Albemarle County Office of Equity & Inclusion and Paul Farber, co-founder of The Monument Lab
This event held as part of the Festival of the Book
March 20th from 6 - 7:30 pm
Lane Auditorium at the County Office Building
401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902
RSVP through EventBrite is encouraged but not required

 
The Meaning of Public Space
A community conversation with Elgin Cleckley of UVA, Justin Reid of Virginia Humanities, and Betsy Baten of Monticello.
April 30th at 6 pm
Lane Auditorium at the County Office Building
401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902
RSVP through EventBrite is encouraged but not required

 
Court Square Tours

 
Meet in front of the Albemarle County Circuit Court at Court Square
to learn about the markers and memorials on the property.
March 9th from 1 - 2:30pm
April 3rd from from 11:30 am - 1 pm
RSVP through EventBrite is encouraged but not required

 
Listening Sessions

 
March 7th at 9 am - Sutherland Middle School
RSVP through EventBrite is encouraged but not required
March 7th at 1 pm - Yancey School Community Center
RSVP through EventBrite is encouraged but not required

 

 
Please stay tuned for details and additional events in the upcoming weeks.
Want to get in touch? Please email us: communications@albemarle.org

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