April showers bring May flowers, and, if you live in Washington, DC, you know that May flowers signal the arrival of large tour buses. As we transition into summer, I am reminded that ours is a destination city.
Last year, I wrote a series of posts describing the law-related art and symbols throughout the Jefferson Building. Today, I am rounding up the posts into single one, to serve as a handy-dandy guide if you happen to visit the Library of Congress in the near future.
- The East Corridor Mosaic Vaults
- The East Corridor Paintings
- The Great Hall Mezzanine
- The Main Reading Room
- South and North Galleries and Northeast Pavilion
- The Members Room
The Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions will be open this Monday, May 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the Memorial Day holiday.