Calendar

There is something for everyone at Hillwood. Browse the following events, and choose a film, concert, workshop, and more to enhance your visit!

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Format: 2014-04-25
Format: 2014-04-25
Format: 2014-04-25
  • Serene Sundays
    Serene Sunday
    Sunday 27 April - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    April embodies the glorious DC spring

    $5 - $15
  • FRESH Popup Shop
    Tuesday 29 April - 10:00am to Friday 2 May - 5:00pm
    Included in suggested donation
  • Lectures and Talks
    Lecture: Going for Gold: Snuff Taking, Fashion and Accessories, by Tessa Murdoch
    Tuesday 6 May - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

    In conjunction with the publication of Going for Gold: Craftsmanship and Collecting of Gold Boxes, explore intricate, highly decorated boxes manufactured for snuff. This beautifully illustrated lecture includes highlights of the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the VandA.

    $7-20
  • Preschool Series
    Preschool Series: Gardens Alive!
    Thursday 8 May - 10:30am to 11:15am
    $10-$30
  • Lectures and Talks
    Lecture: Porcelain Figures of "The Nationalities of Russia," presented by Tina Khmelnitskaya
    Thursday 8 May - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

    At the request of Tsar Nicholas II, a set of porcelain figures that describe the history of Russia’s diverse cultural heritage was created between 1907 and 1917 by Pavel P. Kamensky at the Imperial Porcelain Factory in St. Petersburg. This lecture presents more about the entire series of figures, commissioned as the Russian government publically embraced the population’s diversity.

    $7-20
  • Hanging Basket
    Garden Events
    Hands-on Workshop: Hanging Baskets
    Saturday 10 May - 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Add a new focal point to your garden this spring! Join the fun in this hands-on workshop and create a beautiful 14" moss-lined hanging basket, filled with an array of pink and purple flowers and ornamental foliage. Your beautiful hanging basket can be enjoyed all summer long.  

    $35-45
  • Hanging Basket
    Garden Events
    Hands-on Workshop: Hanging Baskets
    Saturday 10 May - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

    Add a new focal point to your garden this spring! Join the fun in this hands-on workshop and create a beautiful 14" moss-lined hanging basket, filled with an array of pink and purple flowers and ornamental foliage. Your beautiful hanging basket can be enjoyed all summer long.  

    $35-45
  • Snowball Viburnum around the Putting Green at Hillwood
    Serene Sundays
    Serene Sunday
    Sunday 11 May - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

     Enjoy fabulous floral displays throughout the grounds in May.

    $5 - $15
  • Lectures and Talks, Member Events
    Lecture: Catherine the Great as Portrayed by British Artists During Her Reign, by Professor Anthony Cross
    Wednesday 14 May - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    While British painters who painted Catherine the Great during her lifetime occupy a very modest place in history, engravings of the empress made by British masters were on sale either as separate prints or as illustrations in books about her and her Russia.  It was, however, Catherine's misfortune to rule when some of England's greatest caricaturists were at the height of their powers and it was the images (one hesitates to call them likenesses) that they produced that proved the most influential.

    $7-20
  • Preschool Series
    Preschool Series: Gardens Alive!
    Thursday 15 May - 10:30am to 11:15am
    $10-$30

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