A visit to Dumbarton House, built in 1799, offers guests a unique opportunity to view one of the finest examples of Federal period architecture in the U.S., along with its impressive furniture and decorative arts collections. The visitor will take away a clear idea of what life was like in the earliest days of our nation’s capital. In addition to being a historic house museum, Dumbarton House is also the headquarters of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America.
About the Curator:
Scott joined Dumbarton House in 2008 as the Museum Curator and was promoted to Deputy Director and Curator in 2010. He oversees the curatorial, collections, education, public programs, and rental events departments as well as the marketing and website for Dumbarton House. In addition, Scott also helps establish mutually beneficial relations with collectors, donors, dealers and auction houses; and regularly speaks on behalf of the museum on topics surrounding, life, decorative arts and material culture in the Federal Period. Scott sits on the boards of the Historic House Museum Consortium (HHMC), the Washington Decorative Arts Forum (WDAF), and the Stratford Hall Historic Interiors Advisory Panel.
Limited tickets available!
Harvard Club members and their guests: $20/person