Mount Vernon's Education Department offers a number of dynamic, practical, and engaging programs for educators and students of all ages. Get involved by checking out our list of upcoming events.



Upcoming Events

Regional Workshop: Houston, Texas

Learn about the past through objects with curators, archaeologists, and educators from George Washington's Mount Vernon and Bayou Bend Collections and Gardens. 

Please Note: This program is currently at capacity. A wait list registration is available for those who wish to be informed if spaces become available.

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Regional Workshop: Portland, Oregon

Join scholars, curators, and museum educators at the Portland Art Museum for an all-day workshop to investigate the history of Native Americans from Washington’s time through the colonization of the Pacific Northwest through primary sources and art.

Please Note: This Program is currently at capacity. A wait list for registration is available for those who wish to be informed if spaces become available.

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George Washington and the Founding of the U.S. Government

Fall Residential Program 
Lead Scholar: Dr. Denver Brunsman

Explore George Washington's influence on the seminal moments of our nation's founding through examination of his role at the Constitutional Convention, in the ratification of the Constitution, and as the first president. 

The application deadline for this program has passed.

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George Washington at War: From Soldier to Commander in Chief

Fall Residential Program
Lead Scholar: Dr. Christopher Pearl

Discover George Washington's individual contributions to the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, as well as the broader impact these events had on 18th-century society. Sessions will focus on Washington's leadership challenges and opportunities, as well as the decisions of individual men and women to join the Patriot cause. 

The application deadline for this program has passed.

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