Preservation in Practice Panel

September 29, 2021

Preservation in Practice is a four part series examining the field of historic preservation. Topics for conversation will include how to increase training in the trades, the business of historic […]

Picnic Theater Company: All About Eve

September 8, 2021

On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday September 8th-10th, Picnic Theatre Company returns to Dumbarton House for a 10 year anniversary live outdoor theater performance of the cinematic classic All About Eve, […]

Exterior Tour of Dumbarton House

August 29, 2021

Come learn about how Dumbarton House and its surrounding landscape have changed over the past two-hundred years since its construction in 1799. Explore the site and imagine what it might […]

Dolley Days

August 21, 2021

Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of Dolley Madison’s flight from the White House to Dumbarton House in 1814. During the War of 1812, the British burned the White […]

Georgetown Walking Tour: Dumbarton House Landscape

July 25, 2021

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a walking tour around Dumbarton House! This tour will explore the historic landscape of the house as well […]

Dumbarton House.

Trivia in the Garden

June 4, 2021

Join Dumbarton House for an outdoor trivia night on the grounds of the museum! Topics will include DC History, Geography, Movies, Plants and Animals, and Political History. Light refreshments will […]

Dumbarton House.

Weekend Roundup, Thursday, June 3

June 3, 2021

With Monday’s Memorial Day, it seems like we just had one of these things called a weekend, but now that we’re un-officially into the summer of 2021, there are lots […]

Community Calendar: ANC, OGB, BZA  

June 1, 2021

Neighborhood events throughout the month of June.   JUNE 1, 6:30 p.m. MEETING OF THE GEORGETOWN-BURLEITH ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION (ANC 2E) The ANC meets once a month — via Zoom, for […]

Spring Makers Market

May 15, 2021

Tired of online shopping and jamming your recycling with more Amazon delivery boxes than you count? Join DC vendors and small businesses on the grounds of Dumbarton House for outdoor […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, May 13, 2021

May 13, 2021

This weekend: a “makers market” at Dumbarton House and live jazz at Glover Park Grill. Starting May 21, you can visit Xiao Qi Ji, the National Zoo’s “Little Miracle,” in panda (so to speak).