Location: Throughout The Estate
Celebrate France’s national holiday and Hillwood-founder Marjorie Merriweather Post’s passion for 18th-century French decorative arts!
- Enjoy live dance and music performances by New York Baroque Dance Company and Kevin Shannon.
- Join in the whimsical antics of fictitious French Nobles performed by Happenstance Theater.
- Take part in French-inspired games and art projects.
- Admire the exquisite collection of 18th-century French decorative arts collected by Marjorie Merriweather Post, including gallery talks in English and en Français.
- And much more Francophile fun!
French Festival is presented in partnership with Alliance Française de Washington. All of Hillwood’s 2015 festivals are supported by a grant from the Sally Foss and James Scott Hill Foundation. All exhibitions and programs are funded in part by the U.S. Commission on the Fine Arts through the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs program.