Programs at Dumbarton

September 2021

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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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Picnic Theater Company presents All About Eve
5:00 pm - 12:00 am


Pre-sale tickets are sold out. There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door on Wednesday, September 8th due to inclement weather. More tickets will be available at the door on Thursday, September 9th and Friday, September 10th.

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Picnic Theater Company presents All About Eve
All Day


Pre-sale tickets are sold out. There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door on Wednesday, September 8th due to inclement weather. More tickets will be available at the door on Thursday, September 9th and Friday, September 10th.

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Picnic Theater Company presents All About Eve
12:00 am - 8:00 pm


Pre-sale tickets are sold out. There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door on Wednesday, September 8th due to inclement weather. More tickets will be available at the door on Thursday, September 9th and Friday, September 10th.

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Smithsonian Museum Day
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. As a participating museum, we are offering FREE entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket! Register for your ticket at https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2021/. Please bring a printed copy to Dumbarton House.

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Homeschool History Days
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Introduce students to our nation’s past!  Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history of Washington D.C. Each program includes an interactive tour of the museum, snack, and an activity. Se
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Book Artist Girl Scout Workshop
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

During our Book Artist Girl Scout Badge Workshop Cadettes will earn their Book Artist Badge while exploring the art of bookbinding. Cadettes will tour the museum and historic books in our collection. After learning the process of bookbinding they will marble paper and design their own book to take home! Register y

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Preservation in Practice Part 1
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Preservation in Practice is a four part series examining the field of historic preservation. Topics for conversation will include how to increase training in the trades, the business of historic preservation, the social responsibility of preservation, and how we can plan for preservation in new builds. Introductions a

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