Programs at Dumbarton

May 2022

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Then and Now Tour
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
In honor of the 90th anniversary of the museum’s opening in 1932, join Dumbarton House staff as we travel back in time during this virtual tour to see how the museum has changed over the last nine decades. Using pictures, archival records, and collections pieces, we will explore the evolution of our period room exhibi , ...
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Growing Gardeners
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
By learning about seasonality, the labor of planting seeds, and how gardens were depicted in the Federal period, Girl Scouts and children from the general public will appreciate where their food comes from and recognize the importance of gardens in the past and the present. Registration includes a tour of the house, a , ...
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Respect Yourself and Others Girl Scout Workshop
9:30 am - 11:30 am
During this program, Daisy Girl Scouts will listen to Gloria’s story, then explore the museum as we learn about ways we can respect ourselves and others from George Washington! Last, practice how to respect yourself and others by having a short tea party and playing some historic games. This program will cover all , ...
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Spring Makers Market at Dumbarton House
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tired of online shopping and looking for unique gifts instead? Support small, local businesses during this shopping extravaganza on the grounds of Dumbarton House! Vendors will be spaced throughout the grounds selling handmade goods, locally sourced items, art, stationary, home goods & more. Museum admission is in , ...
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Dumbarton at Dusk: Happy Birthday Dumbarton House
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
See Dumbarton House in a whole new light by joining us for after-hours museum tours and birthday fun! Dumbarton House opened to the public 90 years ago, making us the oldest museum in Georgetown. Come in shorts or in duds from your favorite decade! Celebrate our historic achievement by partying with us: enjoy live , ...
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Chamber Music Concert
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Please join us on select Saturday afternoons for live classical music concerts performed by the Friday Morning Music Club, a community of music lovers and musicians that has promoted classical music in the Washington area for over 130 years. Each concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. See the f , ...
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Playing the Past Girl Scout Workshop
10:00 am - 11:30 am
In our Playing the Past workshop, Junior Girl Scouts learn about life during the Federal Period. Girl Scouts will tour the historic house to “research” their role, then it’s time to pretend you’re a young woman living in the new capital city. After the program, your Girl Scout will be able to write a story, play g , ...
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