Jeffersonian Grounds Initiative

A Living Masterpiece

Celebrating 200 Years

An audience of 20,000 assembled on the Lawn as UVA ushered in its third century with an event for the ages.

Historic Garden Week

Each year in April, the sights, sounds, and scents of spring on the Jeffersonian Grounds come alive during the Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week.

Telling the Full Story

The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA will acknowledge and honor the estimated 5,000 enslaved individuals who built and maintained UVA during its early years.