Corn, Beans, and Squash: What the Three Sisters Tell Us

July 2, 2020

Corn, beans, and squash, commonly known as “the Three Sisters,” have been important companion crops in Indigenous communities in the Americas for centuries. This combination not only holds traditional wisdom […]

Profs & Pints: “Bugscape” to Help Save Insects

April 7, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “‘Bugscape’ to Help Save Insects,” a guide to gardening and landscaping with insects in mind, Nate Erwin, entomologist and former manager of the Smithsonian insect zoo […]

Meet the Gardener: Getting Ready for Spring

March 3, 2019

Welcoming our Georgetown neighbors to continue the conversation with Josh Meyer, our Director of Buildings, Gardens & Grounds, as we look forward to spring blooms and discuss preventive maintenance.

Sunday Serenity Yoga

July 29, 2018

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell host our 4th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Our grounds provide a serene, outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels […]

Sunday Serenity Yoga

July 22, 2018

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell host our 4th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Our grounds provide a serene, outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels […]

Sunday Serenity Yoga

July 8, 2018

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell host our 4th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Our grounds provide a serene, outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels […]

Sunday Serenity Yoga

July 1, 2018

Local yoga instructors Alia Peera and Amy Mitchell host our 4th annual summer yoga series at Dumbarton House. Our grounds provide a serene, outdoor space for this 60 minute all-levels […]

The Picnic Theatre Company Presents The Importance of Being Earnest

June 13, 2018

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 […]

Profs & Pints: The Buzz on Bees

May 9, 2018

Profs and Pints presents: “The Buzz on Bees,” with Sam Droege, biologist at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, developer of online identification guides to native bees, and guest lecturer […]

Profs & Pints: Bugscaping

May 6, 2018

Profs and Pints presents: “Bugscaping,” a guide to gardening with insects in mind, with Nate Erwin, entomologist and former manager of the Smithsonian insect zoo and butterfly pavilion. With spring […]