Lectures and Talks

Engage with people and ideas through programs that explore historic themes with contemporary thinkers. Encounter works of art up close in the intimate and personalized spaces of Hillwood’s Mansion and Gardens during gallery talks. 

Delve deeper into intriguing topics of art, fashion, design, and history with Hillwood’s curators, horticulturists, staff, distinguished experts, and international scholars, at study days, lectures and book talks.

Upcoming events

  • Lectures and Talks, Dina Merrill Film Program, Member Events
    Tuesday 31 March - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Tickets in the Theater are sold out. Additional seating is available in a simulcast location. Simulcast tickets are $5, and may be purchased by phone. Please call 202.686.5807.In March 2014, a lost Imperial Fabergé Egg was found, upending scholarly research. Learn about the impacts of the newly discovered egg on Hillwood’s scholarship, and enjoy the Washington premier of the feature documentary, Fabergé: A Life Of Its Own.

    Simulcast $5
    Tickets available
  • Lectures and Talks, Social Events
    Saturday 11 April - 11:00am to 1:00pm

    See. Art. Slowly. Join the worldwide “Slow Art” movement and examine five pieces of art in-depth before discussing them over lunch with Hillwood staff and visitors. 

    Included in suggested donation
    Tickets not yet available


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