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Estate

Founded by Marjorie Post

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Museum

The mansion that became a museum

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Summer cutting garden
Gardens

Thirteen Acres of Formal Gardens

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
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Colorful floral arrangement

Tune in from home to create a beautiful summer floral arrangement built with the garden's bright colors and textures. 

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Kristine Mays sculptures evoke figures dancing in Hillwood's cutting garden

Spend a summer evening in the gardens and enjoy Dance Institute of Washington’s original dance compositions drawing upon the themes of Kristine Mays: Rich Soil. 

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Statue of a satyr playing pipes, located by Hillwood's Japanese-style garden

Enjoy an evening of jazz showcasing the music of Duke Ellington in Hillwood's spectacular gardens.

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Statue of a satyr playing pipes, located by Hillwood's Japanese-style garden

Enjoy an evening concert showcasing the musical talents of women in jazz in the spectacular setting of Hillwood’s gardens.

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Archival aerial view of Hillwood
Hillwood's Rich Soil

Kristine Mays: Rich Soil invites us to remember and honor the ancestors who walked on this land before us. 

Hillwood gratefully acknowledges the Nacotchtank, Piscataway, and Pamunkey, the Native peoples on whose ancestral lands we stand, as well as the diverse and vibrant Native communities who make their homes near us today. 

Learn more about those who previously walked Hillwood's land.

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Rich Soil at Hillwood

Special Exhibition On View Now

Kristine Mays: Rich Soil
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Don't miss out!

Explore Hillwood from Home

Hillwood has reopened, but you can continue to enjoy the museum and gardens from home through our comprehensive digital offerings, including the extensive online collection, educational video library, and immersive mobile app. Follow Hillwood on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter for daily content.

Highlights from the Collection
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swivel chair
Swivel Chair

Claude Sené, ca. 1785

 

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Pendant Brooch
Pendant Brooch

Cartier, 1928

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Soup Tureen and Platter
Soup Tureen and Platter

Sèvres, 1754

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Nuptial Crown
Nuptial Crown

1884

For Empress Alexandra for her wedding to Nicholas II

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Orlov
Pieces from the Orlov Service

Imperial Porcelain Factory

1762-1765

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Music Box
Music Box

Fabergé

1907

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A Boyar Wedding Feast
A Boyar Wedding Feast

Konstantin Makovsky

St. Petersburg, 1883

Full Collection

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