MASTER
 

Upcoming Events

Dumbarton House

7th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival- Series Pass

Washington, DC
Delight in Regency inspired films under the summer stars in Dumbarton House’s historic North Garden when you join us for our 7th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival. Bring your own blanket or picnic or purchase concessions at... read more

July Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history ... read more

Sunday Serenity Yoga

Washington, DC
Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell host our 4th annual summer yoga series in at Dumbarton House. Our grounds The East Park provides a serene, tree covered outdoor space, for this 60 minute all-levels vinyas... read more

Guided House Tours

Washington, DC
Joseph Nourse, first Register of the US Treasury, resided at Dumbarton House with his family, servants, and enslaved workers from 1804-1813. Drawing on our rich collection of Nourse objects and papers, both public and priv... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour - Georgetown Night Life

Washington, DC
In May 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a bill that made it legal for the first time since 1917 to hard liquor to patrons standing at bars in the District of Columbia.  Shortly thereafter many bars opened and student... read more

August Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history ... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour - War of 1812

Washington, DC
Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a tour de force of Georgetown during the “Second Revolutionary War”!  Visit & view that part of Georgetown which was part of the conflict that finall... read more

Septmeber Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history ... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour - Literary Georgetown

Washington, DC
Historic Georgetown has long been home to various published writers. Join Dwane Starlin*, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, as he points out the residences that either did or still house well known authors s... read more

October Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history ... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour - Spirits of Georgetown

Washington, DC
As one of the oldest neighborhoods in the District, it’s no surprise that Georgetown is full of ghost stories and strange occurrences. Let Dwane Starlin, a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, lead you on an ev... read more

November Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history ... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour - Kennedy's Georgetown

Washington, DC
Stroll through Georgetown with Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides. Walk to the homes and neighborhood spots frequented by President Kennedy and Jackie during their years in Washington. See where... read more

Georgetown Walking Tour - Cocoa, Carols & Colored Lights in Georgetown

Washington, DC
Bundle up and stroll through streets of Georgetown while sipping hot chocolate, singing your favorite holiday tune and viewing the various house decorations.  Help Dumbarton House staff & volunteers judge and designate the... read more
  July 2018  
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

Past Events

7th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival- Love and Friendship

7th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival- Love and Friendship

Washington, DC
What you need to know: We highly recommend that you buy tickets in advance as this event regularly sells out. Tickets are $6 per film, $20 for all four films, or free with Dumbarton House Membership Gates open at 7:00pm for members, 7:30pm for the public. The film will start at sunset, approxima...
Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:30 PM 11:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour - Undercover Georgetown

Georgetown Walking Tour - Undercover Georgetown

Washington, DC
Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, as he leads you through various clandestine locales of Georgetown. See where covert activities took place behind closed doors and in public places. Hear how “Wild Bill” Donovan, Aldrich Ames, Alger Hiss, and others practiced the...
Saturday, June 30 2018 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

June Dumbarton at Dusk

June Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.
Thursday, June 21 2018 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

The Picnic Theatre Company: The Importance of Being Earnest

The Picnic Theatre Company: The Importance of Being Earnest

Washington, DC
Come join us for Oscar Wilde's classic Trivial Comedy for Serious People: The Importance of Being Earnest presented by The Picnic Theatre Company! Enjoy cocktails, refreshments and music. Proceeds benefit Dumbarton House and Courage for Kids.
Wed, Jun 13 2018 6:00 PM Fri, Jun 15 2018 10:00 PM

History Bites: Tea Tasting

History Bites: Tea Tasting

Washington, DC
Do you enjoy drinking tea? Are you interested in learning more about teas from around the world?  Join us for a flavorful afternoon filled with tea education, tea tasting and a tour of our collection. We will be joined by a tea expert who will guide you through the historic importance and health ...
Sunday, June 10 2018 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Homeschool History Days 2018

Homeschool History Days 2018

Washington, DC
Homeschool History Days at Dumbarton House Introduce students to our nation's past!  Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to "travel back in time" 200 years and explore the early history of Washington D.C. Each program includes an interactive...
Thu, Feb 22 2018 1:00 PM Thu, May 31 2018 3:00 PM

Georgetown Walking Tour - Georgetown Trees

Georgetown Walking Tour - Georgetown Trees

Washington, DC
Washington, D.C. has long been known as “The City of Trees", but can you identify our trees by name & variety? Frederick Law Olmsted was good enough to label the ones that he had planted on the grounds of our Capitol but we don’t enjoy that luxury along our Georgetown streets and in our parks. J...
Saturday, May 26 2018 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

May Dumbarton at Dusk

May Dumbarton at Dusk

Washington, DC
Join us for Dumbarton at Dusk the third Thursday of every month. Tour the museum after hours and experience our grounds in a different light. Each Dumbarton at Dusk will include a cash bar, food, music, and pop-up history activities to enhance Dumbarton House’s collections.
Thursday, May 17 2018 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Mother’s Day Tea with Mrs. Bennet

Mother’s Day Tea with Mrs. Bennet

Washington, DC
You are cordially invited to join Mrs. Bennet for a spirited discussion of Austen’s works and enjoy a lively period appropriate tea while learning the history of taking tea in the Regency Era. The afternoon tea is complete with tea sandwiches, scones, and assorted desserts. Arrive early to tour t...
Saturday, May 12 2018 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

Opening Reception: Curtis Woody's A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia

Opening Reception: Curtis Woody's A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia

Washington, DC
Join Dumbarton House for the opening of multi-media artist, Curtis Woody’s A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia.  Woody has created work specifically for Dumbarton House to reflect upon the experience of slavery in the District of Columbia during the founding of our nation.  His exhibi...
Wednesday, May 2 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Dumbarton House

Mailing Address

2715 Q Street NW Washington, DC 20007
  July 2018  
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31