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Hillwood Hosts Great Homes and Gardens Series

January 23, 2018

Escape the cold Washington winter and immerse yourself in the stories of luscious garden estates with Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens' Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series. For more information and tickets, click here.

 

Tuesday 6 February - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

From the Inside Looking Out: A Dirt Gardener’s Journey to Elegance

This program is the first part of the Great Homes and Gardens Series. Interior designer Marshall Watson was raised with a passion for gardening, and that love of gardens has influenced his work with both interiors and exteriors.

 

Thursday 15 February - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The Elements of French Style

This program is the second part of the Great Homes and Gardens Series. Inspired by Marjorie Post’s passion for the decorative arts and gardens of 18th-century France, designer Timothy Corrigan will break down the elements of French style and will illustrate how they can be incorporated into any home.

(Photo by: hillwoodmuseum.org)

 

Tuesday 20 February - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

A Family Country House

This program is the third part of the Great Homes and Gardens Series. Providing an insider’s look into the twenty-year evolution of a multi-generational family home, Alex Papachristidis will be discussing the renovations and interior design alterations that have occurred over the years in order to suit the needs of an ever growing family.

 

Wednesday 28 February - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Looking Outside to See Our Way Inside

This program is the fourth part of the Great Homes and Gardens Series. Designer fads and trends come and go, but the intrinsic beauty of nature is constant…and here to stay. Barry Dixon explores how the eternally inspiring natural world around us influences modern and not-so-modern interior design.


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Catch Vermeer Before It Closes

January 2, 2018

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry exhibition at the National Gallery of Art will be closing on January 21, 2018.

 

This landmark exhibition examines the artistic exchanges among Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries from the mid-1650s to around 1680, when they reached the height of their technical ability and mastery of genre painting, or depictions of daily life.

 

The introduction of quiet scenes unfolding in private household spaces and featuring elegant ladies and gentlemen was among the most striking innovations of Dutch painting of the Golden Age, a time of unparalleled innovation and prosperity. The exhibition brings together nearly 70 works by Vermeer and his fellow painters, including Gerard ter Borch, Gerrit Dou, Pieter de Hooch, Gabriel Metsu, Frans van Mieris, Caspar Netscher, and Jan Steen, who lived in various towns throughout the Dutch Republic, from Delft and Deventer to Amsterdam and Leiden. Juxtaposing paintings related by theme, motif, and composition, the exhibition explores how these artists inspired, rivaled, surpassed, and pushed each other to greater artistic achievement.

The exhibition features 10 paintings by Vermeer (many of which have not been seen in the United States since the Gallery’s 1995–1996 exhibition Johannes Vermeer), including The Lacemaker (c. 1669–1670, Musée du Louvre, Paris) and The Love Letter (c. 1669–1670, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam). A fully illustrated catalog features essays by the curators and essays and entries by a team of international scholars.


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Midnight in Paris at Malmaison New Years Eve

November 29, 2017

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS: NEW YEARS EVE AT MALMAISON GEORGETOWN D.C. | NYE 2017

Date: Sun, December 31st 2017 - Mon, January 1st 2018

Bonjour Mesdames et Messieurs !

You are cordially invited to Celebrate New Year's Eve 2017-2018 in true Parisian style at the Gorgeous Malmaison Ballroom. Spend the night with us and immerse yourself in a magical atmosphere of the past - all the while toasting to your bright future. Behind the decks on the night will be the charismatic DJ Benny C., who will provide your favorite Top 40 tracks of past and present. Revel in a night of elegance and splendor at the Midnight in Paris New Years Eve soiree.

 

TICKET PRICE: $35 (Presale) - This event will sell out in advance. We have capped the amount of tickets available to ensure a enjoyable expereince for all our guests. Please act fast tickets are selling rapidly!

* Includes One Hour Open Bar ( 9pm - 10pm )

* 7 hours of New Years Eve Partying!

* Complimentary Champagne toast at midnight

* Live Streaming of NYE Countdown on projectors and screens in the venue

* New Years Eve DC Party favors

* Special Presentation of the Movie - Midnight in PARIS: Directed by Woody Allen

Ticket prices will increase once the allotted number of early bird tickets are sold out!  Act now!

 

https://malmaisondcnewyearseve.eventbrite.com/

 

VIP TABLE PACKAGES:

Booking a VIP table allows you to skip the line, with dedicated seating area for your group and VIP admission.

 

THE VIP: $500

* VIP admission for 6 Guests

* 1 Hour Open Bar

* 2 Bottles of Featured Liquor

* 1 Bottle of Champagne

* New Year's Eve Party Favors

* Complimentary champagne toast at midnight

 

THE CELEBRITY: $750 

* VIP Admission for up to 8 Guests

* 1 Hour Premium Open Bar

* 2 Bottles of Featured Liquor

* 2 Bottle of Champagne

* New Year's Eve Party Favors

* Complimentary champagne toast at midnight

 

THE ROYAL: $1000

* VIP Admission for up to 10 Guests

* 1 Hour Premium Open Bar

* 3 Bottles of Featured Liquor

* 1 Bottle of Champagne

* New Year's Eve Party Favors

* Complimentary champagne toast at midnight

 

Table RSVP: 202.770.8537 | Email: litonevents@gmail.com

 

About The Venue:

Malmaison opened in June 2013 on Washington D.C’s historic Georgetown waterfront. Located at 3401 K Street, NW, and housed in a majestically refurbished industrial warehouse reminiscent of NYC's Meatpacking district, the modern event space and cafe + pastry shop features the culinary talents of 2 Michelin star Chef Gerard Pangaud and Pastry Chef Ruth Stoltzfus. 

 


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