Bicentennial Lecture Presented by Andrew O’Shaughnessy Recording Now Available!

On October 22nd, 2018, the Colonnade Club was honored to have Andrew O’Shaughnessy present “The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind Thomas Jefferson’s Idea of a University.” ...

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Collegiality Hour: Shebeen Pub and Braai

Date: Thursday, November 15th, 2018 Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm Start the weekend right and join the Colonnade Club at Shebeen Pub and Braai! Enjoy South African Fare in a tavern setting with fellow f...

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Football Home Game: UVA vs Pittsburgh Tailgate

Date: Friday, November 2nd, 2018, Time TBA Represent the Wahoos and get in your Virginia gear, it’s time for UVA Football! Tailgate with the Colonnade Club before the game in the Garden Room and Hot...

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Colonnade Club Board Members with speaker Sara Bon-Harper

On Tuesday, July 31st, our membership had the opportunity to attend a lecture about the life of Elizabeth Monroe! Colonnade Club Board Members Don Detmer and Beverly Adams were fortunate to be able to...

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Openings Reception

Saturday, August 25th, 5:00pm – 8:00pm Join us to celebrate the beginning of another exciting academic year by reuniting with colleagues and friends and connecting with new ones! Enjoy delicious...

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Bicentennial Lecture by Sara Bon-Harper, “Elizabeth Kortright Monroe and the ‘Preservation of the American Union” @ Pavilion VII

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 – 6:00pm – 8:00 Pavilion VII The future first lady Elizabeth Kortright was a stylish New Yorker when she met and married the Revolutionary War veteran, Virginian J...

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Family Picnic at Pen Park

June 24 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a summer day with friends, family, and colleagues with the Colonnade Club for an enjoyable picnic! Members are welcome and encouraged to bring a dish of their cho...

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Support the Club

As a member, you have the opportunity to support the Colonnade Club’s faculty and alumni network and the facilities that its members enjoy within Pavilion VII. Just as Pavilion VII is an important part of the history of the University of Virginia, the Colonnade Club is an integral part of its future.

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Become a Member

Members cherish the historic charm and inviting tranquility of Pavilion VII. This pavilion, in fact, was the first on Thomas Jefferson’s Lawn. The Club itself, however, dates from 1907, when forty-two faculty members joined together to form a faculty club.

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Club Events

Join us for various events throughout the year including Morning and Evening Educational Seminars, Wine Tastings, Tailgate Parties, Holiday Celebrations and more!

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Enjoy eight non-smoking guest room accommodations that can be reserved by Club members for themselves and their guests. Each guest room is handsomely furnished with historically themed furniture.

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About The Colonnade Club

Founded in 1907, the purpose of the Colonnade Club is to foster social, cultural, and intellectual interchange among its members and to promote the welfare of the University and its faculty. In fulfilling this mission, the Club utilizes and serves as steward for Pavilion VII, the historic facilities provided to it by the University. Today, the Club has grown to over 1,000 members and provides a wide variety of opportunities to socialize, network, and feel more “at home” at U.Va.

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