The Mansion will be closed Jan. 23 – Feb. 5. The grounds remain open.

Learn about art as expression and communication in 18th century. 

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Learn about art as expression and communication in 18th century. 

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Discover Art in the 18th Century

Discover art as expression and communication in the 18th century through visual arts, poetry, music, and movement. 

Family Hub

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Visit the 12-Acre Field to learn about art in the 18th century. Enjoy fun activities led by the Mount Vernon staff, such as writing with a quill pen. There will also be take home crafts and an arts journal to explore the estate.

Activities and take-home craft kits available while supplies last. 

On the Bowling Green

10:00 a.m. - Aesop Fables Storytime for Young Learners

10:30 a.m. - Music of the Revolution (Saturday Only)

11:15 a.m. - Stitch in Time: Dance for Young Learners

1:00 p.m. - Aesop Fables Storytime for Young Learners

1:45 p.m. - Stitch in Time: Dance for Young Learners

2:30 p.m. - Music of the Revolution (Saturday Only) 

Drawing on the East Lawn

10:30a.m. - 11:30a.m. & 1:30p.m. - 2:30p.m.

Join us for a drop-in drawing program on the East Lawn as you draw inspiration from the Potomac River.

Sensory-Friendly Accommodations (Saturday Only)

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

Between 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Mount Vernon will welcome guests who desire a quieter visit, including individuals on the autism spectrum and those with other sensory processing disorders.

To create a more sensory-friendly experience during this time, hand dryers will be turned off, lights and audio in exhibit spaces will be turned down, and select interactives will be turned off.

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