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 […]

Tudor Nights: Behind the Canvas: A Journey Through Time with Peter Waddell

November 4, 2021

Join Tudor Place’s artist-in-residence Peter Waddell in his studio for a virtual tour of early Washington DC. Through the lens of his meticulously detailed paintings – including those recently unveiled […]

Tudor Nights: Cocoa, Colonialism and the Chocolate Pots of Tudor Place

October 21, 2021

Mesoamericans consumed chocolate for thousands of years before the Spanish brought it to Europe, where it gained wide popularity. Come and learn how Mesoamerican chocolate consumption practices influenced the way […]

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 […]

Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski

October 6, 2021

In a tour-de-force solo performance, Academy Award nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck; Nomadland) portrays World War II hero and Holocaust witness Jan Karski, a messenger of truth […]

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, […]