Programs at Dumbarton

June 2021

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Trivia in the Garden
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Dumbarton House for an outdoor trivia night on the grounds of the museum! Topics will include DC History, Geography, Movies, Plants and Animals, and Political History. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Teams are limited to 6 people and attendees must provide their own picnic blankets or lawn cha

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Virtual Sunday Serenity Yoga
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Yoga instructor Alia Peera is back to help host our 7th annual summer yoga series with Dumbarton House alongside Sara Curtin, Alston Taggart, and JoAnn Hill.

As you can see from the event titles, half will be in-person and half will be virtual. Either way, you will enjoy a serene 60-minute all-levels vinyasa flow

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Exterior Tour of Dumbarton House
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come learn about how Dumbarton House and its surrounding landscape have changed over the past two-hundred years since it’s construction in 1799. Explore the site and imagine what it might have looked like with 8.5 acres of open land, multiple outbuildings, and a view down to the Potomac River. 

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At Ease with Etiquette Girl Scout Workshop
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Girl Scout programs at Dumbarton House are fun and interactive!

Join Dumbarton House for a 1.5 hour virtual Girl Scout program for only $10 per Girl Scout! Girl Scouts will get to know fellow Girl Scouts from around the country as they attend a fun, interactive tour of Dumbarton House interspersed with act

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Sunday Serenity Yoga
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Yoga instructor Alia Peera is back to help host our 7th annual summer yoga series with Dumbarton House alongside Sara Curtin, Alston Taggart, and JoAnn Hill.

As you can see from the event titles, half will be in-person and half will be virtual. Either way, you will enjoy a serene 60-minute all-levels vinyasa flow

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Virtual Sunday Serenity Yoga
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Yoga instructor Alia Peera is back to help host our 7th annual summer yoga series with Dumbarton House alongside Sara Curtin, Alston Taggart, and JoAnn Hill.

As you can see from the event titles, half will be in-person and half will be virtual. Either way, you will enjoy a serene 60-minute all-levels vinyasa flow

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Historic House Museums Respond to Crisis Lecture Series
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Historic House Museums Respond to Crisis features six speakers addressing how historic house museums are responding to the urgent needs created by climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and social justice movements.


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  • How much is it? This event is free thanks to funding from the National Trust for H
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How to Host: Post-Pandemic Charcuterie Night
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Have you lost all ability to make small talk? Do you eat with your mouth open after spending a year in the comfort and privacy of your home? Fear not! Join a member of Dumbarton House staff and etiquette expert Diane Gottsman for a primer on small group entertaining. During this program we will give tips and trick

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Sunday Serenity Yoga
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Yoga instructor Alia Peera is back to help host our 7th annual summer yoga series with Dumbarton House alongside Sara Curtin, Alston Taggart, and JoAnn Hill.

As you can see from the event titles, half will be in-person and half will be virtual. Either way, you will enjoy a serene 60-minute all-levels vinyasa flow

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Finding Jane Austen at Dumbarton House SOLD OUT
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy a tour of Dumbarton House after hours focused on Jane Austen and the Regency period! We will explore the period rooms of the house as well as a few collections pieces through the lens of Austen’s work.

Tours are limited to 12 people. Masks must be worn at all times while in the museum.

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