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From Russia With Love: A Valentine's Day Opening Benefit

Enjoy Valentine’s Day at Hillwood with a touch of Russian royalty and a bit of Bond intrigue!

CELEBRATE with a reception that includes hors d'hoeuvres, desserts, Georgian wines, and martini and vodka tastings. 

PREVIEW Pageant of the Tsars: The Romanov Coronation Albums with exhibition curator Kristen Regina.

VIEW special displays in the Mansion and join scheduled tours of the Mansion and Greenhouse throughout the evening.

SHOP at Hillwood's popular museum shop and bid on exclusive silent auction items throughout the event.

REMEMBER your evening with a chance to click-a-pic with Catherine the Great and share it with your friends the next day.

For questions call 202-686-5807.


Elissa and Tom Davidson
Curtis Decker
Carol O. Roberts
Marilyn and Rod Uveges


Photography By Alexander
Georgian Wine House
The Spy Museum
Barry Dixon


Sara O’Keefe • Anya Schmemann • Mary Katherine Stinson


Anna Aslund • Aimee Carter • Rebecca Chamberlain • Eugenie Chavchavadze • Alison Cricks • Elissa and Tom Davidson • Curtis Decker • Scott Evans • Katie Funk • Nino Japaridze • Dabney and Rob Jewell • Debra Kraft • Mariya Kravkova • Caroline Landau • Chita and Ashley Middleton • Pilar O'Leary • Olwen Pongrace • Lucy Rojansky • Elizabeth Stinson • Kandie Stroud • John and Libby Wilkinson


Tickets are available at the below sponsorship levels by calling 202-686-5807.
$250 - Jewel Sponsor (1 ticket, opportunity for private tour for 6)
$1,000 - Crown Sponsor (2 tickets, opportunity for private curator-led tour for 12)




Social Events

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 2:00pm

Marjorie Merriweather Post's tradition of opening her home for grand entertaining is the backdrop for many memorable gatherings, benefits, and receptions at Hillwood.

Member Events

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 4:45pm

Membership at Hillwood offers more than free access to the estate and a Museum Shop discount. Members enjoy advanced reservations and discounts on programs and lectures, private receptions, and special member only events such as exhibition openings, tours, and field trips. Join the Hillwood community today!

  • Detail from the Coronation Album of Alexander III

  • Fireworks celebration from Coronation Album

  • Image of Coronation Ball