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Clyde's Restaurants Offer Curbside Pickup and Delivery

March 17, 2020

Clyde’s of GeorgetownThe Tombs , Old Ebbitt GrillThe Hamilton and Clyde's Gallery Place are open for curbside pickup and delivery. 

Order now and enjoy safely at home!


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Free Film on Françoise Sagan at French Embassy

January 15, 2020

As part of the film series Vies d’Artistes, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy presents a screening of the film Sagan on February 25, 2020 starting at 7:00 pm.

 

One of Dianne Kurys's exceptional films, Sagan features the life of the renowned French author, Françoise Sagan, interpreted by Sylvie Testud. In 1958, Françoise Sagan was 28 years when her debut novel “Bonjour Tristesse” made her rich and famous.

 

Starting from the writer’s road to fame, the movie explores Sagan’s hedonistic lifestyle, from her drug use and alcoholism to her gambling and complex love affairs.

 

In French with English subtitles.

 

FREE ADMISSION

 

Register here.

 

SECURITY RULES: Each person attending the event must have a ticket registered in their name and a government-issued ID that matches the name on the reservation in order to enter the Embassy.

No need to print your ticket, but no one will be admitted without reservation and proper ID.

Due to strict security measures, please arrive on time, doors will be closed at 7 p.m. sharp. Please allow extra time for security screening.

Limited street parking available on Reservoir Road. Taxi, ridesharing or public transportation encouraged.

La Maison Française - Embassy of France is located at 4101 Reservoir Road, NW.


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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. 

(Photo by: washingtonwintershow.org)

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. 

(Photo by: washingtonwintershow.org)

 

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.

(Photo by: washingtonwintershow.org)

 

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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