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7th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival

June 21, 2018

Dumbarton House invites you to the 7th Annual Jane Austen Film Festival Wednesdays from July 11th through August 1st 2018.

Tickets are $6 per film or $20 for all four films. Purchase tickets here. Become a museum member and get in for free, plus have early entry.


*Highly recommend to buy tickets in advance as this event regularly sells out*


Showings begin at 7:00 pm and end at 11:00 pm:

Love and Friendship (2016): July 11th
Sense & Sensibility (1995): July 18th
Emma (1996): July 25th
Pride & Prejudice (2005): August 1st


Dumbarton House is located at 2715 Q Street in Georgetown.

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Summer Housewarming at The Phillips Collection June 21

June 5, 2018

Celebrate June 21st on 21st Street as The Phillips Collection open the doors to the original Phillips House galleries with music, drinks, and art activities. The event is from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.

Create paint chip crafts, explore the house with a scavenger hunt, write letters to friends and family on Phillips-inspired postcards, and hop on a tour to learn the history of Duncan Phillips’s beloved 1897 family home.

Kick off summer with delicious barbecue for purchase from Old Smokey Bar-B-Que. Live jazz curated by Marshall Keys fills the Music Room throughout the evening. 

My Sister’s Place Donation Drive

Help spread the warmth to more homes. Bring one or more items from the list below to receive a Phillips swag bag (while supplies last).



•             Eucerin lotion 

•             Giftcards to grocery stores

•             Tampons and pads

•             Diva Cups

•             Diapers

•             Fullsize toiletries (must be new)

•             Washcloths (must be new)

•             Towels (must be new)

•             Blankets (must be new)


The Phillips Collection is located at1600 21st Street NW.

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Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk June 2-3

May 21, 2018

Stretch your legs and your mind during the 35th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk June 2 and 3, 2018.

Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, and the President Woodrow Wilson House free of charge.

Special events at Dumbarton House include an artist talk with Curtis Woody on his exhibit A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia, on Saturday from 1:00 – 2:00 pm and the kick-off  of the annual Sunday Serenity Yoga at 10:00 am in the North Garden.



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