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6th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival: Sense and Sensibility
July 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Tickets are $6 per film or $20 for all four films.
Become a museum member and get in for free, plus have early entry!
*We highly recommend that you buy tickets in advance as this event regularly sells out*
TICKETS GO ON SALE: Tuesday, May, 30th at 10:00 am
Love and Friendship (2016): July 5th
Sense & Sensibility (1995): July 12th Photo credit: Chad Williams
Emma (1996): July 19th
Pride & Prejudice (2005): July 26th
What you need to know:
Please bring a printed ticket.
Gate open at 7:00pm for members, 7:30pm for the public. The film will start at sunset, approximately 8:30pm.
Entry will be at the front gate (2715 Q Street) only. Please form a line going towards 27th street. Members skip the line and come to the front gate for more instructions and early entry.
Blankets are encouraged. Visitors with chairs will be seated on the gravel path and at the back of the lawn.
Smoking and pets are not permitted.
If the event is cancelled due to rain, tickets will be transfer to the scheduled rain dates of August 2nd and August 9th in the case of two rain out dates.
Tickets are non-refundable, if you are no longer able to attend, we thank you for your support of our museum.
Why Jane Austen at Dumbarton House?
Austen was writing and publishing these timeless, engaging novels during a time of great tumult between the United States and Great Britain: The War of 1812. This conflict started to brew in 1811 (Emma), heat up in 1813 (Pride & Prejudice), climax in 1815 (Sense & Sensibility), and ended in early 1816. Dumbarton House’s primary owners, the Nourse Family, were in residence 1804-1813, and second resident Charles Carroll played first host to First Lady Dolley Madison at Dumbarton House on August 24, 1814, in her hurried departure from the White House as the British approached to burn it.