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7th Annual Jane Austen Outdoor Film Series
July 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Join us at Dumbarton House for the 7th annual Jane Austen Film Festival
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*
Love and Friendship (2016): July 11th
Sense & Sensibility (1995): July 18th
Emma (1996): July 25th
Pride & Prejudice (2005): August 1st
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 8th and August 15th 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.