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Every Monday through Friday at 12:00 pm ET, tune in on our Facebook and YouTube accounts to see a live broadcast following these daily themes:

  • Mansion Mondays – Exploring different areas of the Mansion.
  • Teaching Tuesdays – For K-12 students, teachers, and parents.
  • Washington Wednesdays – Dive into a different piece of Washington history.
  • Tranquil Thursdays – Enjoy the sights & sounds of Mount Vernon.
  • Casual Fridays – We’ll do something new & different each week!

Tuesday, April 7 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every week, our education team will highlight a different teaching technique/activity that incorporates one of our online learning resources for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This week, our Education team will walk you through an exploration of how to read and evaluate primary source documents using Martha Washington’s recipe for Great Cake. We’ll also highlight other documents in Mount Vernon’s collection that K-12 students can explore to further hone their skills.

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Tuesday, April 7 at 7pm ET: Live with Edward J. Larson

Join author Edward J. Larson for a discussion on his book, ‘Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership’ in our second lecture in the Washington Library’s 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series. Learn more here.

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Wednesday, April 8 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history each Wednesday. We recently covered Washington's youth and the war years, and this week Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn will discuss & answer questions about Washington's roll in the formation of the United States!

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Thursday, April 9 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune in for a moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, we'll let you decide where our Tranquil Thursday will be! We'll post a poll on our YouTube page, and you can vote on what peaceful sights & sounds you'd like to see.

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Friday, April 10 at noon ET: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each week! This week, join us for a chat with Mount Vernon's resident fifer, Don Francisco! 

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Past Livestreams

Monday, April 6 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday. This week, we’ll explore the Central Passage with Mount Vernon Curator Adam Erby!

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Friday, April 3 at noon ET: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each Friday! This week, join us for a chat with Dr. Craik, George Washington's friend and personal physician, as he answers questions about 18th-century medicine.

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Thursday, April 2 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune in for a 30-minute moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, we'll let you decide where our Tranquil Thursday will be! We'll post a poll on our Facebook page, and you can vote on what peaceful sights & sounds you'd like to see.

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Wednesday, April 1 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history each Wednesday. Last week, we covered Washington's youth, and this week Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn will answer questions about Washington's war years, from the French and Indian War through the Revolutionary War. 

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Tuesday, March 31 at 7:00 pm ET: Live with Alexis Coe

Join us for a special evening livestream with Alexis Coe, New York Times Bestselling Author of "You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington," as she discusses the many diseases George Washington endured during his lifetime--including the last one, and the brutal final days he fought through--with the Washington Library’s Digital Historian, Jim Ambuske.

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Tuesday, March 31 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every week, our education team will highlight a different teaching technique/activity that incorporates one of our online learning resources for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This week, we’ll do an object analysis of the painting titled, ‘West Front of Mount Vernon’ by Edward Savage.

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Monday, March 30 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday. This week, we’ll explore George Washington’s Study with Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn.

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Friday, March 27 at noon: Casual Friday

We’ll keep things casual and do something new & different each week! This week, join us for a chat with young Martha Washington. 

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Thursday, March 26: Tranquil Thursdays

Tune in for a moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. This week, we will go live on the Piazza for 30 minutes. Take in the sights and sounds of Mount Vernon as you gaze out over the Potomac River.

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Wednesday, March 25: Washington Wednesdays

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history every Wednesday. This week, we’ll start at the very beginning with a look at Washington’s youth with Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn.

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Tuesday, March 24: Teaching Tuesdays

Tune in for short lessons intended for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. This Tuesday, we talk to Mount Vernon Education Specialist Sadie Troy on what online resources are available for students, teachers, and parents.

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Monday, March 23: Mansion Mondays

Explore a different part of the Mansion live on Facebook and YouTube every Monday at noon with Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn. This Monday, we’ll explore the New Room and Front Parlor.

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Friday, March 20: Lambs Live

Meet Mount Vernon’s newest bundles of joy today during a special livestream on Facebook and YouTube.

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Thursday, March 19

President & CEO of Mount Vernon Doug Bradburn was live from George Washington’s Mount Vernon on Facebook and YouTube and gave an update on what is happening on the estate while it is closed to the public.

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