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March – September 2013

Mar
4
Mon
Inaugural Centennial Celebration @ Woodrow Wilson House
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Woodrow Wilson Inaugural Centennial Celebration

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s Inauguration at a Dinner featureing remarks by the Honorable Thomas Periello, Chief Executive Officer of the Center for American Progress Action Fund and former Unites States Representative from Virginia.
Limited seating
($150 of the ticket price is a tax-deductible donation to Woodrow Wilson House)
Business Attire
Valet Parking

RSVP and purchase tickets here.

May
15
Wed
25th Perennial Garden Party @ Woodrow Wilson House
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Please join us Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, for the 25th Perennial Garden Party, honoring the chairs of the past 25 years.

Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres by Occasions

Silent Auction (Click Here For A Sneak Preview!)
Complimentary Valet Parking

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For more information contact:
Sarah Andrews
SAndrews@woodrowwilsonhouse.org
202-387-4062 (x41222).

 

 

 

Jun
1
Sat
Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend @ Woodrow Wilson House
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

Museum Walk 

Beginning Saturday, June 1st through Sunday, June 2, 2013, the Woodrow Wilson House will  participate in the Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend, were all visitors have the opportunity to tour the home of the 28th President, free of charge.

If you are interested in learning more about the event, contact Sarah Andrews at SAndrews@woodrowwilsonhouse.org or 202-387-4062 (x41222).

Jun
5
Wed
Making Music Modern: Harmony and History at Woodrow Wilson House @ The President Woodrow Wilson House
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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June 5, 2013 7pm – 9pm

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and chamber music group All Points West are mixing re-imagined classical music with non-traditional spaces for a potent brew of art, place, and community. This casual, comfortable event will move you through the historic Woodrow Wilson House and garden, interpret President Wilson’s life and legacy with unexpected musical selections (Duke Ellington, anyone?), and give you unparalleled access to the performers, the historic space, and other attendees.

Ticket price includes two free drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks) and light refreshments. Rain or Shine.

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Read more about All Points West…

 

Aug
28
Wed
Cup o’ Joe with Lee Craig @ President Woodrow Wilson House
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cup o’ Joe with Lee Craig
Booksigning:  Josephus Daniels,
His Life and Times

August 28, 2013 6pm – 7:30pm

Legend has it that when Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels replaced the wine mess with coffee in all the navy vessels of WWI, the term Cup o’ Joe was born.

Join author Lee A. Craig for a ‘Cup o’ Joe’ as he presents his latest work, Josephus Daniels: His Life & Times.  Craig, an expert on economic history, delves into Daniels’s extensive archive to inform this nuanced and eminently readable biography, following Daniels’s rise to power in North Carolina and chronicling his influence on twentieth-century politics as a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet.

Professor Craig will be available to sign books following his presentation.
Books available for sale in the museum shop.

Please rsvp to sandrews@woodrowwilsonhouse.org

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Sep
13
Fri
Reception with Scott Berg, author of Wilson, at the Czech Ambassador’s Residence @ Residence of the Czech Ambassador
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

 

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Sep
15
Sun
Kalorama House and Embassy Tour @ Woodrow Wilson House
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kalorama House and Embassy Tour                 Purchase Tickets Now

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).