Events and Programs at Tudor Place in Washington DC
Regular Guided Tours
House shown by guided tour, offered hourly. Advance booking advised for weekends, peak periods like summer and school holidays, and Washington Dollar Days (February).
Book online up to 1 hour before tour time, or call 202.965.0400.
Walk-ins are welcome as space permits, with reservations advised during weekends and peak season. Garden-only visits are available any time the museum is open.
Tudor Nights: Tales & Treasures
Thursday, March 12, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Executive Director Mark Hudson as he shares stories of some favorite objects in the Tudor Place Collection & Archive, followed by cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres at the Dower House.
Bound by Fortune and Fortitude
Tuesday, March 17, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm — CANCELLED
Kristi Gross, Education Assistant & Researcher at Riversdale House Museum, will examine the connections between the Calverts of Riversdale and the Peters of Tudor Place.
Hands-on Millinery Workshop with ArtofHats Studio
Saturday, March 21, 11 am – 2 pm
In a few hours you can craft and take home a one-of-a-kind headpiece. Taught by Elena Wittman, ArtofHats creator, here’s just one of the fascinator styles that will be offered at the workshop.
Eggstravaganza! Ticket Sales Open to the Public
April 4, 9, 10 or 11, 10 am – 12 pm
Kids and their families have fun each year at the Eggstravaganza! egg hunt with the Easter Bunny. Sign up for April 4, 9, 10 or 11 before it sells out. Check the growing Youth & Family calendar too.
William and Anna Maria Brodreau Thornton: Capital Portraits
Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ellen G. Miles, Curator Emeritus of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, will discuss portraits of the architect of Tudor Place and his wife painted by Gilbert Stuart, Robert Field, Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, and Charles Bird King.
In Pursuit of History
Tuesday, May 12, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Richard Dietrich III will discuss the new book, In Pursuit of History: A Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts, and compare H. Richard Dietrich, Jr. and Armistead Peter 3rd as collectors.
“Very Industrious and Neat with her Needle”
Tuesday, September 15, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grant Quertermous, Curator of Tudor Place, will examine the surviving examples of schoolgirl or academic artwork in the Tudor Place Collection, including theorem paintings, samplers, painted furniture, and maps.
Three Centuries of Georgetown Art
Tuesday, October 20, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Special Collections Librarian Jerry A. McCoy on a virtual tour of the Georgetown landscapes and residents depicted in artworks set in Washington, DC’s oldest neighborhood.
Marietta Minnigerode Andrews: Womanhood and the Arts
Tuesday, November 17, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Professor Krystyn R. Moon, University of Mary Washington, will explore Andrews’ work as an artist and writer, giving insight to life in the Washington metropolitan region in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
For more information on Tudor Place, visit www.tudorplace.org.