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January 2021 at Hillwood

January 1 @ 8:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

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Roaring Twenties: The Life and Style of Marjorie Merriweather PostThrough January 9, 2022

Explore the Jazz Age through the lens of an icon. Hillwood founder Marjorie Merriweather Post was a prominent tastemaker during the era known as the Roaring Twenties. One hundred years later, Hillwood celebrates Post’s effect on the period—her impeccable attire, impressive art collection, and sumptuous design that made her one of the most influential women of the 1920s. From globally influenced pieces to her splendid apparel for glamorous events and philanthropic fundraisers to her residences and furnishings, these items from Post’s incredible life demonstrate the allure, excitement, and international nature of this remarkable decade.

www.HillwoodMuseum.org 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

 

Kristine Mays: Rich Soil

Through January 9, 2022

Contemporary American artist Kristine Mays’s life-size, three-dimensional dancing wire sculptures emerge throughout Hillwood’s gardens for the second ever installation of art in the gardens. Mays breathes life into wire, transforming an industrial product into fascinating and moving works of art. Springing to life throughout the 13 acres of formal gardens, 29 sculptures will surprise visitors as they dance throughout the garden beds, bursting forth from the plant life.

www.HillwoodMuseum.org 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

 

A Jazzy, Jolly HolidayThrough January 9, 2022This year’s holiday display at Hillwood draws inspiration from the special exhibition Roaring Twenties: The Life and Style of Marjorie Merriweather Post, with resplendent Christmas trees and holiday décor throughout the estate.

Included in suggested donation.

www.HillwoodMuseum.org 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location:

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Metro: Van Ness/UDC, Red Line (20-minute walk)

Information/Tickets:

202.686.5807 for information or www.HillwoodMuseum.org

Facebook.com/HillwoodMuseum

Hours:

Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays, most holidays, and for several weeks in January.

Café:

Merriweather Café serves lunch Tuesday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Merriweather To Go, featuring a quick selection of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and beverages, is available Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 202.686.5807 for café reservations.

Suggested Donation:

$18, $15 seniors, $10 college students, $5 for visitors age 6 to 18.

No donation is suggested for children under 6.

Adults and seniors receive $3 off the suggested donation for weekday visits and $1 off for weekend visits when reservations are made online.

Members receive free admission to visit the estate during regular operating hours. To join visit https://hillwoodmuseum.org/membership

For more information visit https://hillwoodmuseum.org/visit/opening-hours-tickets

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January 1 @ 8:00 am UTC+0
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January 31 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
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Hillwood Museum
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Hillwood Museum
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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