Programs at Dumbarton

August 2021

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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 Rachel Morrison, 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 viny

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Homeschool History Days
8:00 am - 6:00 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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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.


FAQS:

  • How much is it? This event is free thanks to funding from the National Trust for H
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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 Rachel Morrison, 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 viny

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Finding Jane Austen at Dumbarton House
6:00 pm - 8:00 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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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 Rachel Morrison, 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 viny

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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.


FAQS:

  • How much is it? This event is free thanks to funding from the National Trust for H
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Dolley Days
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of Dolley Madison’s flight from the White House to Dumbarton House in 1814. During the War of 1812, the British burned the White House and Capitol buildings. After directing enslaved individuals to save precious documents and paintings from the White House, Doll

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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 Rachel Morrison, 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 viny

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Dolley Days
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of Dolley Madison’s flight from the White House to Dumbarton House in 1814. During the War of 1812, the British burned the White House and Capitol buildings. After directing enslaved individuals to save precious documents and paintings from the White House, Doll

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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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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 Rachel Morrison, 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 viny

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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 its 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. Learn how to rea

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