Concerts and Music

Hillwood’s mansion and gardens provide an alluring setting for a variety of performances. Marjorie Merriweather Post, a major sponsor of the National Symphany orchestrata, cared passionately for music. Celebrate the musical traditions of Russia and France, as well as the talents of local community groups, through performances at concerts and festivals throughout the year.

Upcoming events

  • Fabergé-inspired art project
    Fabergé Egg Family Festival, Family Fun Days, Concerts and Music
    Saturday 19 March - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Celebrate spring's arrival in Russian style!

    $5-$18
    Tickets available
  • Fabergé Egg Family Festival, Family Fun Days, Concerts and Music
    Sunday 20 March - 10:00am to 5:00pm
    $5-$18
    Tickets available
  • Lectures and Talks, Concerts and Music
    Wednesday 27 April - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Just as Konstantin Makovksy highlighted Russian history, culture and folklore in monumental Western European-style paintings, Russian composers, including a famous group of five, did the same in symphonic music and opera during the mid-nineteenth century.

    $7-20
    Tickets not yet available
  • Dancers in the French Parterre at Hillwood, Washington DC
    French Festival, Family Fun Days, Concerts and Music
    Saturday 9 July - 10:00am to 7:00pm

    Celebrate France’s national holiday, and Hillwood-founder Marjorie Post’s first collecting passion, the decorative arts of 18th-century France. 

    $5 - $18
    Tickets not yet available

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