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Dumbarton House

Dumbarton House Admission 2022

Washington, DC EDT
Please note: Timed tickets are not required to visit the museum but can be purchased for your convenience. You are welcome to buy tickets in person. Please note, last entry is 2:45pm and we recommend 30-45 minutes to see the… read more

Sunday Serenity Yoga

Washington, DC EDT
Join local yoga instructors for our 8th annual summer Sunday yoga series at Dumbarton House. Enjoy our serene outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels class that should be fun and challenging for both experienced yogis an… read more
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Past Events

Preservation in Practice Part 4

Preservation in Practice Part 4

Washington, DC
Calling all preservationists, public historians, tradespeople, and DIYers! Join Dumbarton House for part four of our Preservation in Practice series. In the fourth installment of the series, we will look to the future of historic preservation. Ariana Makau, president and principal conservator, Nzil…
Wednesday, July 6 2022 3:00 PM 4:00 PM

Growing Gardeners

Growing Gardeners

Washington, DC
By learning about seasonality, the labor of planting seeds, and how gardens were depicted in the Federal period, Girl Scouts and children from the general public will appreciate where their food comes from and recognize the importance of gardens in the past and the present. Explore how plants grow …
Sun, May 8 2022 10:00 AM Sat, Aug 6 2022 2:00 PM

11th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival

11th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival

Washington, DC
Welcome back for the 11th year of Jane Austen at Dumbarton House! Grab a blanket, your date, friends, or family, and enjoy Jane Austen’s timeless love stories under the stars in our beautiful historic garden. Why do we have the annual Jane Austen Film Festival? The “Federal period” is the American…
Wed, Jul 6 2022 7:30 PM Wed, Aug 3 2022 9:30 PM

Dumbarton at Dusk: Howlin' Happy Hour

Dumbarton at Dusk: Howlin' Happy Hour

Washington, DC
See Dumbarton House in a whole new light by joining us for after-hours fun with man’s best friend! Learn about the work of America’s VetDogs who train and provide service dogs for America’s veterans. The National Society of Colonial Dames of America, headquartered at Dumbarton House, helps support…
Thursday, June 16 2022 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Picnic Theater Company: The Manchurian Candidate

Picnic Theater Company: The Manchurian Candidate

Washington, DC
Picnic Theatre Company returns to Dumbarton House garden June 8, 9, 10 with The Manchurian Candidate! The Manchurian Candidate is a neo-noir, psychological thriller about the infiltration of the American political system by Russian agents during the Cold War.  Released in 1962 at the height of US-…
Wed, Jun 8 2022 6:00 PM Fri, Jun 10 2022 9:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: Murals and Public Art

Georgetown Walking Tour: Murals and Public Art

Washington, DC
Join Dwane Starling, Georgetown resident and certified tour guide, on this tour of Georgetown's murals and public art! After seeing all of the most Instagram-able spots the neighborhood has to offer, end your tour with a sweet treat from Georgetown Cupcake. Tour begins at the corner of Wisconsin A…
Sunday, July 31 2022 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour: Off the Beaten Path

Georgetown Walking Tour: Off the Beaten Path

Washington, DC
Join Dwane Starlin to explore the hidden gems, secret spots, and delightful hideaways of Georgetown away from the hustle and bustle of M and Wisconsin.
Sunday, June 26 2022 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Food for Thought Lecture - All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women's Right to Vote

Food for Thought Lecture - All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women's Right to Vote

Washington, DC
What: “All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women's Right to Vote” Learn how suffragists used cookbooks and other tools of domesticity, to help advance their right to vote. Who: Laura Kumin, Author When: Thursday, June 14, 2022, 4:00 p.m. ET The NSCDA’s National Historic…
Tuesday, June 14 2022 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

Then and Now Tour

Then and Now Tour

Washington, DC
In honor of the 90th anniversary of the museum’s opening in 1932, join Dumbarton House staff as we travel back in time and see how the museum has changed over the last nine decades. Using pictures, archival records, and collections pieces, we explore the evolution of our period room exhibitions and…
Saturday, June 25 2022 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Chamber Music Concerts

Chamber Music Concerts

Washington, DC
Please join us on select Saturday afternoons for live classical music concerts performed by the Friday Morning Music Club, a community of music lovers and musicians that has promoted classical music in the Washington area for over 130 years. Each concert is free and open to the public. Donations ar…
Sat, Oct 16 2021 12:00 PM Tue, Jun 7 2022 9:00 PM

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