French drawing room at Hillwood


Enjoy enriching and educational programming year-round.

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A Day at Hillwood with The Smithsonian Associates

Detailed Timeline

10-10:05 am

Welcome, by Kate Markert, Executive Director

10:05-10:50 am           

Marjorie Merriweather Post, by Estella Chung, Curator of American Material Culture and Historian

10:50-10:55 am


10:55-11:40 am

The Gardens, by Kate Markert, Executive Director

11:40 am-1:00 pm

Lunch, provided by Hillwood's Cafe

1:00-1:40 pm

The French Collection, by Liana Paredes, Chief Curator, Co-chair of the Exhibitions Program and Director of Collections

1:40-2:20 pm        

The Russian Collection, by Wilfried Zeisler, Associate Curator of 19th Century Art

2:30-4:00 pm  

Self-guided touring of Mansion & Splendor and Surprise

Docent-led tours of special access spaces; Curators on-station