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)
The museum will be open in honor of President’s Day – and President Wilson himself will be welcoming guests to his home! Meet the President and hear him discuss “the role and meaning of the President” on guided tours through the house he shared with his wife Mrs. Edith Wilson after his term as President.
The President will speak on “The Role and Meaning of the President.”
Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students $5, Children under 12 Free
POSTPONED – NEW DATE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20
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.
Live music by the “swingin’ jazz quartet” Laissez Foure, dancing and dance demo by Jam Cellar, 1920s costume contest with prizes. Light refreshments and vintage cocktails – drinks sponsored in part by Blackwater Distilling and Sloop Betty Vodka!
You won’t want to miss this!
Stephanie Fischer, Allison Gaston-Enholm, Holidae Gavin, Philip Greene, Dianne McRae, Diana Minshall, Garrett Peck, Lauren Pillsbury, Brittany Prime, Sophy Pyle, Zeid Stalla, Chris Whittaker
Visit our Facebook page for photos from our Speakeasy Bash last year.
Ticketed event (21+ only) — Date Nights DC partner, special couples ticket price!
*UPDATE: Like you, we are keeping a close eye on the weather and snow predictions for Wednesday night. We will decide by Noon on Thursday, February 13, whether or not the “Speakeasy Bash” will be cancelled due to weather and post a notice here, and on our Facebook page, of that decision.
A’Lelia Bundles will discuss the experience of African-American soldiers during WWI at an evening presentation at the President Woodrow Wilson House.
Bundles, a long time journalist and author, is now chairman of the Foundation for the National Archives and a Columbia University trustee.
Light refreshments provided.
Images of the Great War
The European Offensives – 1914-1916
World War I Prints and Drawings from the
Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection
Brown University Library
April 3, 2014
6:00 – 8:00 pm
The President Woodrow Wilson House
2340 S Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Free event. Please RSVP online by following the Ticket Link.
Join us on the first Wednesday of every month, from 5:30 – 8pm, for our Vintage Game Night!
MAY 7 Vintage Game Night is sponsored by Starr Hill – enjoy craft beer with tastings on the terrace. Lawn bowling and croquet in the back garden to welcome in summer!
The museum will be open after hours for this happy hour event. Ticket price includes entrance to the museum, 2 drink vouchers, gaming munchies, and all-you-can-play vintage board games. Additional drinks can be purchased for $5 each at the bar.
Located just above Dupont Circle, the President Woodrow Wilson House is the authentically furnished 1920s home to where our 28th President moved into from the White House. Lounge where Wilson would have lounged, play games the Wilson family would have played (from the 1920s, 30s and 40s) and enjoy a unique game night experience unlike anything else in DC!
Tickets can be purchased at the door on the night of, or can be bought in advance online. (There are a limited number of tickets – buy online to ensure yourself a spot!)
If on-line ticket sales reach capacity, we will be selling a select number of tickets at the door on the night of the event. Questions or concerns? email@example.com
Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Mother’s Day with a Centennial Luncheon at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, two blocks from the White House, for the benefit of
The President Woodrow Wilson House.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of President Wilson’s proclamation of Mother’s Day as a National Holiday. In celebration of the Centennial, the Willard InterContinental – where President Wilson himself visited and introduced the idea of the League of Nations to the American public – has partnered with The President Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C. to create a memorable Mother’s Day experience.
The Mother’s Day Centennial Luncheon – The President Woodrow Wilson House with support of the Willard InterContinental, offers a luncheon with dessert buffet for $100 per person, $40 for children 12 and under (children under 5 free) to benefit the President’s historic residence in Washington, D.C. Celebrate the mothers in your life, as well as the centennial of this national holiday, amidst the lavish décor of the Crystal Room. Live music, vintage fashions and an indoor-floral stand will create a one of a kind experience to enjoy with friends and family.
Please no reservations or changes to reservations after Monday, May 5.
Don’t miss the “Flashback Lobby” inside the Willard Intercontinental during Mother’s Day weekend. Guests will enjoy a 1914 ambiance in the hotel’s grand lobby, with President Wilson himself, courtesy of Madame Tussauds Washington DC; a vintage floral stand designed by Greenworks offering corsages and bouquets for sale; costumed people courtesy of Amalgamated Clothing in Alexandria, Virginia, and musicians offering songs reminiscent of the era. Wine provided by Big Cork Vineyards in Maryland’s Pleasant Valley.
In 1914 President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the second Sunday in May a nationwide observance of Mother’s Day “as a public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country.” To read the full 1914 Proclamation, click here.
Please contact The President Woodrow Wilson House with any questions – we would be pleased to hear from you:
Kelsey Clark, Communications Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (202) 387-4062 ext. 41228.