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November at Hillwood

November 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EDT



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Grace of Monaco: Princess in DiorThrough January 8, 2023

Fashion and mementos from the legendary life of Princess Grace of Monaco are on view in North America for the first time at Hillwood, celebrating her dedicated relationship with haute couturier Christian Dior. The special exhibition Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior explores the longstanding collaboration between Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco, and Marc Bohan, artistic director at Christian Dior, through clothing, accessories, photos, and more, on special loan from the Palace of Monaco. The exhibition, which originated at the Musée Dior in Granville, France, offers insights into the life of an icon, whose image was created in response to Hollywood’s wish for glamour and the desire for elegance in her stately duties. Grace of Monaco is a tribute to Bohan’s muse in the 1960s and 1970s and a celebration of their enduring partnership through haute couture. 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008


Haute HolidaysOpening November 22, 2022This year’s holiday display at Hillwood draws inspiration from the special exhibition Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior, with resplendent Christmas trees and holiday décor throughout the estate.

Included in suggested donation. 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008




Gardener’s Focus Tour | Specialty Mums

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 2:30-3 p.m.

Friday, November 4, 2022, 2:30-3 p.m.

Join Jarett Currin, greenhouse grower, to learn how Hillwood continues the fifty-five-year tradition of propagating mums for Hillwood. 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008


Frederick J. Fisher Lecture | Cartier and Islamic Art: A Curatorial Perspective

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 5:30-8 p.m. (Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.)

Sarah Schleuning, senior curator of decorative arts and design at the Dallas Museum of Art and co-curator of the exhibition Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity, will explore how Cartier’s designers adapted shapes, techniques, and materials across time, geography, and media, synthesizing and transforming them into a unique, modern stylistic language that continues to inspire new creations. 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008


Beautiful Harvest Centerpiece Virtual Floral Design

Friday, November 11, 2022, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Join Ami Wilber, floral and event décor designer, to create an autumnal centerpiece for your holiday 

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008




4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

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


Information/Tickets: 202.686.5807 for information or


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 4:30 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

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November 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am EDT
November 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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