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.
($150 of the ticket price is a tax-deductible donation to Woodrow Wilson House)
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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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).
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.
|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.
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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).