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Iconic George! at 2020 Washington Winter Show

January 2, 2020

The theme of the 2020 Washington Winter Show is Iconic George! featuring iconic, eye-catching imagery of George Washington and the various icons, landmarks and natural wonders of American culture that symbolized the newly formed nation at home and abroad.

 

The Show will take place from Thursday, January 9 through Sunday, January 12 at American University’s Katzen Arts Center. Preview Night Gala is from 6:30 pm till 10:00 pm on Thursday, January 9 offering exclusive access to this years 40+ dealers from across the United States and Canada. 

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Show hours are Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

 

Tickets for the 2020 Washington Winter Show - including special events - can be purchased here. 

 

LECTURE & LUNCHEON: Friday, January 10 (10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.) The Friday Lecture & Luncheon - “Designing to the Rhythms of Time” - will be led by celebrated architect and leading UK interior designer, Ben Pentreath. His London-based design studio has established a powerful reputation across a wide-range of disciples with projects ranging from large-scale urban developments to interior decoration projects around the globe. 

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DESIGN PANEL: Saturday, January 11 (11:00 am - 12:00 pm) Whitney Robinson, Editor-in-Chief of ELLE DECOR, will moderate the Saturday Design Panel titled “Iconic Design: Mastering the Art of Beautiful Interiors.” Celebrated panelists include Barrie Benson, Lauren Liess & Tom Scheerer who will discuss their perspectives as leading designers within the industry.

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SATURDAY LECTURE: Saturday, January 11 (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm) Tom Savage, Director of External Affairs for Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, will present “More Than America’s Treasure House: Henry Francis duPont’s Winterthur.” 

 

LOAN EXHIBIT: The 2020 Loan Exhibit, “Icons of America: George Washington & Beyond” is presented by Winterthur Museum. The exhibition will include portraits of America’s first president as well as the eagle and the shield applied across a variety of mediums. 

CHARITIES: The beneficiaries of the 2020 Show will be The Founders Board of St. John’s Community Services, The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys and THEARC. 


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Clinton Global Initiative University Selects Six GWU Students for 2020

December 12, 2019

The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), the higher education program under former President Bill Clinton’s foundation began in 2007, has selected six students from Georgetown Washington University for its 2020 program.

 

This program brings together student leaders committed to addressing world issues and these students will commit to take action across five focus areas: education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation and public health.

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Georgetown Winter RUNderland 2019

December 4, 2019

You're cordially invited to the 3rd Annual Winter RUNderland at Georgetown University on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

 

Walk, jog, or run around Georgetown University's charming and historic campus during our 5K run/2k walk or just come for the hot cocoa.

 

Winter gear and holiday costumes are encouraged. 

 

Prizes will be given after the race for top finishers and best costume* (*humans and dogs).

 

In addition, Jack's Winter Village will sustain you pre- and post-run with snacks, cocoa, winter craft stations, and photo opportunities a-plenty. 

 

Santa is also planning on making a stop in Jack's Winter Village to hear your holiday wish list!

 

Included in the ticket price:

  • 1 fun run (timed 5k) OR 1 fun walk (2k) ticket
  • Finisher's button
  • Unlimited snacks and hot cocoa
  • Entry to Jack's Winter Village

Get tickets here.

 

100% of the proceeds benefit the Alternative Breaks Program by the Center of Social Justice at Georgetown University.


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