ALL CLASSES CANCELLED: Preparing for the Ball: 19th Century Gaming and Dancing
Washington, United States
ALL CLASSES CANCELLED
Preparing for the Ball: 19th Century skills
Immerse yourself in the world of Jane Austen at Dumbarton House’s annual Spring Ball on March 24, 2012. To prepare for the festivities, attend a four-class series on period games and dances. Participate in one class or all four!
With American Ladies Pat Sowers and Jackie Geschickter
The series includes:
Feb. 28 Gaming
March 6 Dancing
March 13 Gaming
March 20 Dancing
Classes are held in the Belle Vue Room from 7-9pm.
Each class $12; Members $10
Save $5 by signing up for any 3 classes.
Save $5 by signing up for any 1 class PLUS the Spring Ball.*
Save $15 by signing up for any 3 classes PLUS the Spring Ball.*
*To purchase class and ball discount tickets, please call 202-337-2288 ext. 225.
Ball tickets: $50, $40 members.
For more information on the Annual Spring Ball, visit http://dhspringball.eventbrite.com
Join Dumbarton House as a Museum Member! For more information and to join, visit http://www.dumbartonhouse.org/museum-membership.htm
Dumbarton House is a Federal period historic house museum, ca. 1800, whose historic structure and collection are preserved to educate the public about life in Washington, D.C, during the early years of the Republic. The museum features an extensive collection of Federal-era decorative arts, paintings and furniture, and is the only fully-furnished Federal house museum open to the public in Washington. Dumbarton House serves as the headquarters of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (www.nscda.org), a women’s organization that actively promotes our national heritage through historic preservation, patriotic service and educational projects. The life and times of Dumbarton House resident (1804-1813), Joseph Nourse, is the interpretive focus; Nourse served as first Register of the U.S. Treasury under six U.S. presidents and is known as “America’s First Civil Servant.” Dumbarton House is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The museum hosts a variety of public events and programs, as well as private rental events. www.DumbartonHouse.org