Meet A. Scott Berg, author of the new biography WILSON, at a special reception held at the Residence of the Czech Ambassador.
One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, and one of the most enigmatic. And now, after more than a decade of research and writing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg has completed WILSON–a personal and penetrating biography about the 28th President, one of the great American figures of modern times.
After the presentation, Mr. Berg will be available for Q&A and to sign his book.
Admission includes one copy of WILSON (a $40 value) and light refreshments.
On Sunday, September 15, 2013 noon-5:00 pm, The President Woodrow Wilson House will host the 28th Kalorama House and Embassy Tour. This annual open-house features several of Kalorama’s most beautiful homes, including the elegant residence of the Ambassador of Austria, the recently redecorated residence of the Ambassador of Portugal, the bright and modern Embassy of Slovenia, and the President Woodrow Wilson House, now celebrating the centennial of Wilson’s Presidency. Tickets include a self-guided map detailing the architecture and history of each stop.
Proceeds benefit The President Woodrow Wilson House, a National Trust Historic Site..
Tickets are $35 when purchased in advance ($40 at the door).
A brunch package ($75) is available including a ticket to the tour and brunch at The Mansion on “O” Street. The Mansion is a fascinating venue known for it’s eccentric interiors where all the decor is for sale. Brunch is SOLD OUT.
Discounts available to members and groups.
Those interested in blocks of ten or more tickets please enter the promo code GROUP when prompted or contact Sarah Andrews directly at SAndrews@woodrowwilsonhouse.org or 202-387-4062 (ext. 41222).
UNA-NCA cordially invites you to
Featuring Pulitzer price-winning author Scott Berg
and Special Guests:
The Honorable Thomas Pickering, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
The Honorable Lynn Pascoe, former UN Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs
Come Celebrate the UN’s 68th anniversary and UNA-NCA’s 60th anniversary
As we focus on the League of Nation’s founder, Woodrow Wilson.
Pulitzer price-winning author Scott Berg sheds new light on Wilson’s world vision
that led to the eventual establishment of the United Nations.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Thomas Pickering comments
on the relevance of Woodrow Wilson to the UN today.
Young Professionals – $40
Member – $60
Non-member – $70
Combo (includes UNA-NCA membership) – $80
Sponsorship Level (includes a $100 tax deductible donation) – $135
December 14, 2013
Holidays Through History
Open House, 4 pm – 8 pm
Celebrate the season with this special tour through four of Washington’s most beautiful historic homes, Anderson House, Dumbarton House, Tudor Place and the President Woodrow Wilson House.
Enjoy festive period decorations and music from the Federal period through the Roaring Twenties. Shuttle service provided between the sites. The Wilson House will feature a ten-foot tree adorned with electric lights in the solarium, light refreshments and the opportunity to create your own Christmas Ornament.
(If you would like to visit only Wilson House during the event, you can buy tickets at the door for $10/adult and $5/child)
November 6, 2013 POSTPONTED to February 13, 2014
Speakeasy Bash 7pm – 9pm
In 1919, President Wilson vetoed the Volstead Act, which outlawed all alcoholic beverages stronger than one-half of 1 percent. (His veto was overridden.) Join us as we open the doors to the former President’s house for an old-fashioned speakeasy bash.
Dance demo by Jam Cellar, live music by the Laissez Foure, costume contest and period cocktails. You won’t want to miss this!
Prizes for the best 1920s attire.
Light refreshments and an open bar featuring vintage cocktails.
Visit our Facebook page for photos from our Speakeasy Bash last year.
Ticketed event (21+ only)