Textures in Glass" Exhibit opens at Waverly Street Gallery Glasswork by Jill Tanenbaum May 9, 2017 – June 3, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, May 12 6-9PM Meet The Artist: Saturdays, May 20 & 27 1-3PM Jill Tanenbaum has been working with fused glass for fifteen years. She is always exploring new techniques and designing pieces that combine a variety of methods and...

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"Textures in Glass" Exhibit Opens at Waverly Street Gallery Glasswork by Jill Tanenbaum May 9, 2017 – June 3, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, May 12 6-9PM Meet The Artist: Saturdays, May 20 & 27 1-3PM Jill Tanenbaum has been working with fused glass for fifteen years. She is always exploring new techniques and designing pieces that combine a variety of methods...

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Ever wanted to open a drawer at a museum and discover its secrets? Inside Out/Upside Down will satisfy that urge, and then some! For a limited time, Rockville’s Beall-Dawson Museum will feature 18th and 19th century American furniture displayed like you’ve never seen it before, with pieces turned over and around so you can see their design and construction. You’ll...

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Join us for our Museum Re-opening Reception! Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5.30pm – 8.00pm Drinks & Hors d’Oeuvres Welcome Back Remarks (6.30pm) Museum Open New Exhibition – The Exchange Tickets: $40 ($30 for Dumbarton House Members) – BOOK below Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres on the upper terrace and south lawn, featuring Martha Washington’s punch. Docents will  be...

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DKMC Walk Weekend

Jun 3, 2017 - Jun 4, 2017

Stretch your legs and your mind during the 34th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk (June 3 and 4, 2017). Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, and...

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Concert

Jun 6, 2017 - Jun 13, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Join us for our regular Tuesday concert series at Dumbarton House, performed by the Friday Morning Music Club. Performances for June 6th include: Quantz, Johann Joachim: Duetto III for Two Alto Recorders.    Edith Tatel and Marge Weissberg, recorders. Dowland, John: Selected Songs.  Marjorie Coombs Wellman, soprano; Sharon Ollison, harpsichord. Haydn, Franz Joseph: Quartet in B-flat...

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Learn the essentials of etiquette and how it has evolved over time. From table manners to polite conversation, scouts will get to practice the basics. After, they’ll put what they’ve learned to the test during an afternoon tea party with their new friends! This is a special program that includes lunch plus a guided tour of the museum, all program supplies, and a Dumbarton House patch....

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This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Waverly Street Gallery presents New Exhibit: "PRIVATE MOMENTS" Encaustic Paintings by Sandra Sedmak Engel Encaustic Paintings by Sandra Sedmak Engel www.sandrasedmakengel.com June 7, 2017 – July 1, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, June 9th 6-9PM Artist Talk and Encaustic Demonstration: Saturday, June 17 1-4PM Sandra Sedmak Engel paints with encaustics –layer...

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6:00pm grounds open for wine and refreshments 7:00pm performance begins (approximately 1 hour) General Admission: $12 in advance, $15 at the door Picnic Theatre Company returns June 14, 15 and 16 to Dumbarton House. A brilliant 1925 comedy of bad manners at a weekend house party Noel Coward’s “Hay Fever” will be performed as a one-act production in an outdoor garden. Bring your picnic...

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Learn how girls lived during the Federal Period. Juniors will tour the historic house to “research” their role, then it’s time to pretend you’re a young woman living in the new capital city. Write with a quill pen, play games, make a clothespin doll to take home, and enjoy a tea party. This program includes a tour of the house, program supplies, a Dumbarton House patch, and a snack....

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