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Past Livestreams

Monday, June 1 at 4 pm ET: Member Monday

Every Monday, we'll be hosting a special livestream just for our Mount Vernon members! On June 1, join Horticulture Director Dean Norton in the first of his exclusive series for members, as he explores this beautiful garden during the height of its seasonal splendor and explains its design and the mixing of pleasure with necessity.

Click here to become a Mount Vernon member and tune in to these special livestreams, and to learn more about membership perks.

Exclusive Member Livestreams

Monday, June 1 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Explore a different part of the Mansion LIVE every Monday at noon. This Monday, join us for a tour of the Mansion cellar with Mount Vernon's Director of Preservation, Thomas Reinhart!

Friday, May 29 at noon ET: Casual Friday

We're talking whiskey for our Casual Friday livestream on May 29 at noon ET! Join us for a tour of George Washington's Distillery with Mount Vernon Director of Historic Trades, Steve Bashore.

Thursday, May 28 at 4 pm ET: Trivia Thursday

Join us for Mount Vernon's family-friendly trivia game, and every Thursday after, at 4 pm ET in May! Mount Vernon experts will test their knowledge as they answer trivia questions related to Washington. But whose justification is more convincing? You get to decide! Watch the game to vote on who you think answered the question correctly.

Players can watch or play along. To play, people need at least two devices, such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Use one device to watch the game and the other to vote for your favorite Mount Vernon expert. The larger the screen, the more members of your family can play along. More than one person can vote per device! If you want to keep track of who in your household picks the right answer, keep a piece of paper handy to record your score.

Thursday, May 28 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Soak in the sights & sounds of Mount Vernon during our Tranquil Thursday livestream. On May 28 at noon ET, join our livestock team as they sheer our hog island sheep!

Wednesday, May 27 at 7 pm ET: Ford Evening Book Talk

Join authors Ryan Manion, Heather Kelly, and Amy Looney Heffernan as they discuss their book The Knock at the Door: Three Gold Star Families Bonded by Grief and Purpose. This Ford Evening Book Talk will feature a discussion with General John F. Kelly, U.S.M.C. (RET) and will be moderated by journalist Mary Katharine Ham.

Wednesday, May 27 at 2:30 pm ET: Washington Wednesday

Tune in for a special Washington Wednesday livestream at 2:30 pm ET for a discussion between John Allen of the Brookings Institution and Mount Vernon President & CEO Douglas Bradburn on George Washington's leadership and legacy.

Tuesday, May 26 at 7 pm ET: Book Talk Tuesday

Join author Vincent Brown LIVE as he discusses his new book, Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War with Washington Library's Jim Ambuske.

Tuesday, May 26 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every Tuesday, 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 Tuesday, we'll play our interactive experience 'Be Washington' and talk through the Newburgh Address and the test of Washington's leadership!

Monday, May 25 at 4 pm ET: Member Monday

Every Monday, we'll be hosting a special livestream just for our Mount Vernon members! On Memorial Day, we welcome bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Rick Atkinson in conversation with Doug Bradburn as they discuss America at war.

Click here to become a Mount Vernon member and tune in to these special livestreams, and to learn more about membership perks.

Exclusive Member Livestreams

Monday, May 25 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Join Mount Vernon’s architectural historian Caroline Spurry for a tour of the kitchen for our next Mansion Monday livestream. Spurry will explore the cooking room, scullery and larder on the first floor, and if time allows, the two rooms upstairs above the kitchen!

Friday, May 22 at noon ET: Casual Friday

Join Mount Vernon Associate Curator Amanda Isaac for a special livestream in our Museum Collections storage facility for an up-close look at her favorite textile items in our collections, including a little-known portrait of George Washington and Martha Washington's bathing gown!

Thursday, May 21 at 7 pm ET: 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture

Join author T.H. Breen as he discusses his book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America with Kevin Butterfield, Executive Director of the Washington Library in our third and final lecture of the 2020 Michelle Smith Lecture Series.

Thursday, May 21 at 4 pm ET: Trivia Thursday

Join us for Mount Vernon's family-friendly trivia game every Thursday after at 4 pm ET in May! Mount Vernon experts will test their knowledge as they answer trivia questions related to Washington. But whose justification is more convincing? You get to decide! Watch the game to vote on who you think answered the question correctly.

Players can watch or play along. To play, people need at least two devices, such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Use one device is to watch the game and the other to vote for your favorite Mount Vernon expert. The larger the screen, the more members of your family can play along. More than one person can vote per device! If you want to keep track of who in your household picks the right answer, keep a piece of paper and a pencil handy to record your score.

Thursday, May 21 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune in for a moment of zen at Mount Vernon every Thursday. On Thursday, May 21 at noon ET, soak in the sights & sounds of Mount Vernon during a peaceful livestream at the horse pasture near our new Livestock Barn!

Wednesday, May 20 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Take a deep dive into a different piece of Washington history each Wednesday. On May 20 at noon ET, Mount Vernon President & CEO Doug Bradburn will take you into the rare book vault at the Washington Library!

Tuesday, May 19 at noon ET: Teaching Tuesday

Every Tuesday, 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.

On Tuesday, May 19 at noon ET, we’ll be joined by middle school teachers, April Watkins and Keith Robinson, who will help us break down George Washington’s Farewell Address and show us techniques for using the document in the classroom.

Monday, May 18 at 4 pm ET: Member Monday

Every Monday, we'll be hosting a special livestream just for our Mount Vernon members! On Monday, May 18 at 4 pm ET, Martha Washington will host a virtual tea with our members!

Click here to become a Mount Vernon member and tune in to these special livestreams, and to learn more about membership perks.

Exclusive Member Livestreams

Monday, May 18 at noon ET: Mansion Monday

Join us for a special Mansion Monday livestream in the Little Parlor, where our preservation team is currently working! Find out what they’re up to with Mount Vernon’s architectural conservator Steve Stuckey, and learn all about the history of the space with our curator Adam Erby!

Friday, May 15 at noon ET: Casual Friday

Join us for a special family-friendly livestream with your kids and make your own tricorn hat with our youth programs staff! Supplies you’ll need: scissors, paper, stapler, supplies to decorate your hat (crayons, ribbon, etc.), and our tricorn hat template, which you can download here.

After the demonstration, we'll read the children's book, 'Henry and the Cannons!'

Thursday, May 14 at 4 pm ET: Trivia Thursday

Join us for Mount Vernon's family-friendly trivia game on Thursday, May 14 at 4 pm ET, and every Thursday after at 4 pm ET in May! Mount Vernon experts will test their knowledge as they answer trivia questions related to Washington. But whose justification is more convincing? You get to decide! Watch the game to vote on who you think answered the question correctly.

Players can watch or play along. To play, people need at least two devices, such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Use one device is to watch the game and the other to vote for your favorite Mount Vernon expert. The larger the screen, the more members of your family can play along. More than one person can vote per device! If you want to keep track of who in your household picks the right answer, keep a piece of paper and a pencil handy to record your score.

Thursday, May 14 at noon ET: Tranquil Thursday

Tune into our Tranquil Thursday livestream on May 14 at noon ET for an update on our new lambs with Mount Vernon Livestock Manager Lisa Pregent!

Wednesday, May 13 at noon ET: Washington Wednesday

Join us for a special Washington Wednesday livestream with Dr. R. Scott Stephenson , President & CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution! Stephenson will be broadcasting LIVE from Washington’s War Tent at the Museum in Philadelphia, and Mount Vernon President & CEO Douglas Bradburn will join him for a lively discussion from Washington's estate.  Tune in & ask them your questions on Wednesday, May 13 at 12 pm ET!

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