dumbartonhouse

Dumbarton House

Historic house museum in D.C. & HQ of the NSCDA.

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It's hard to believe this Sunday is our LAST yoga session of the summer. Yoga will be held in the North Garden (behind the museum) from 10am-11am with @path2be -- don't miss out!
Join First Lady Dolley Madison today at Dumbarton House from 10am-1pm to hear her story of fleeing the British during the Burning of Washington. Play lawn games, make your own ice cream, and tour the museum from 10am-3pm. FREE!
Do you have a passion for early American history, the decorative arts, architecture, or museums in general? Dumbarton House is recruiting dedicated museum volunteers! Training starts in September! Learn more and apply online at dumbartonhouse.org/volunteer-information
Congratulations to our final winner of the summer @lizcaruth ! Thank you to all who attended our 7th Annual Jane Austen Film Fest!
It’s our last night of the 2018 Jane Austen Film Festival which means it’s your last chance to win a prize from our gift shop! To enter our photo contest: •post a picture of the film festival on Instagram •tag @dumbartonhouse AND use the hashtag #AustenatDH •photos must be posted by 9pm on the day of the festival •a winner will be contacted via Instagram before the film ends and can pick up their prize that night.
Thanks to @lockerpoldingindex for capturing the film festival in this unique drawing! . . . @lockerpoldingindex Over four weeks in July and August, four Jane Austen movies are screened on the lawn at Dumbarton House in Georgetown
Congratulations to our week 3 winner @kmarieq26 ! Thank you to all for joining us on this beautiful August night! #AustenatDH
Will you be joining us for tonight’s showing of Pride and Prejudice? Then share your pictures for a chance to win an Austen-themed items from our gift shop! For a valid entry you must: •post a picture of the film festival on Instagram •tag @dumbartonhouse AND use the hashtag #AustenatDH •photos must be posted by 9pm on the day of the festival •a winner will be contacted via Instagram before the film ends and can pick up their prize that night.
Catherine, our Curator of Special Projects, spent the past 3 weeks in England participating in the Attingham Summer School. She visited several country homes including @chatsworthofficial (pictured) which many of our #Austen fans may better know as Pemberley from the 2005 adaptation of Pride & Prejudice!
Nothing but blue skies and sun here today! We needed a break from all that rain. 🌞
Rain does stop archaeologists- don’t let it stop you from joining us at the #dayofarchaeology festival from 10-3pm today. There are plenty of tents and indoor places to learn and explore! @pepefoodtruck is here to serve up some yummy food when you want lunch and our museum is free (and dry)!
Congratulations to our week 2 winner @tessaswonderfullife ! Tag your photos @dumbartonhouse and #austenatdh again next week for a chance to win.
It’s week 2 is the Jane Austen Film Festival and we’re giving away some awesome Austen-themed items from our gift shop! To enter the contest: •post a picture of the film festival on Instagram •tag @dumbartonhouse and use the hashtag #AustenatDH •photos must be posted by 9pm on the day of the festival •a winner will be contacted via instsgram before the film ends and can pick up their prize that night.
Congratulations @rheasunsh1ne you’re our winner for tonight’s photo contest!! Check your IG messages for more details on picking up your prize after the movie! Thanks to everyone who participated— we’ll play again next week using #austenatdh
Are you as excited for the Jane Austen Film Festival as we are!? We will have some awesome Austen-themed items at our gift shop table throughout the festival and we are giving away a prize each week! To enter the contest: •post a picture of the film festival on Instagram •tag @dumbartonhouse and use the hashtag #AustenatDH •photos must be posted by 9pm on the day of the festival •a winner will be contacted via social media before the film ends and can pick up their prize that night
We have a new item in the gift shop!! These gorgeous flour sack tea towels feature an original watercolor by artist @maizieclarke. They are an easy to pack souvenir from your visit to Dumbarton House or pair them with our teas for a great gift!
Happy Independence Day! Dumbarton House will be open from 10am-3pm today. Stop by before you head off to your evening fireworks spots!
Celebrate your Independence Day by learning more about the early years of our nation! Dumbarton House Museum will be open from 10am-3pm on July 4th.
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