What is Tantra

August 19, 2022

Although the idea of Tantra is very popular these days, many people misunderstand its real meaning and it is often misused. In Buddhism, Tantra is a very special practice that […]

Free Landmark Lecture: The Peabody Room Collection: Three Centuries of Georgetown Art

November 16, 2021

Since 1935, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library’s Peabody Room has served as a repository of books, photographs, maps, manuscripts, newspapers, artifacts, and artworks that document the 270-year history of Georgetown, the […]

Close Encounters Series at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

November 3, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 5:30–6:45 p.m. (ET) Close Encounters: Angelica Kauffman, The Family of the Earl Gower (1772) and Sonya Clark, Hair Wreath (2002) This talk considers some of the ways that artworks explore family in […]

Free Landmark Lecture: Oak Hill Cemetery

October 19, 2021

Oak Hill Cemetery, a 19th-century garden park cemetery founded by William W. Corcoran in 1849, rests on 22 acres of land in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC. Its grounds […]

Roaring Twenties Lecture Series

October 5, 2021

Roaring Twenties Lecture Series Explore the remarkable decade known as the Roaring Twenties in this four-part lecture series, inspired by the special exhibition Roaring Twenties: The Life and Style of Marjorie […]

Free Landmark Lecture: Women and Slavery in Georgetown

September 21, 2021

Elsa Mendoza, Assistant Curator, Georgetown Slavery Archive, Georgetown University will speak about women and slavery at Georgetown, and will examine women’s unique roles in the history of slavery in Georgetown […]

Tudor Nights: Sanitary Solutions – Hygiene in the Peter Household

September 9, 2021

Discover how ideas about personal hygiene have evolved through records and artifacts left behind by the Peter family during their 200-year ownership of Tudor Place. Join Tudor Place’s new curator, […]