George Washington’s Mount Vernon presents a free onsite and virtual program to thank K12 teachers. Martha Washington will discuss subjects related to women's lives in the 18th century, followed by candlelight tours of the mansion.

Registration Opens November 21.

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Add to Calendar 12/07/2022 17:30:00 12/31/1969 20:30:00 America/New_York Educators' Evening 2022

George Washington’s Mount Vernon presents a free onsite and virtual program to thank K12 teachers. Martha Washington will discuss subjects related to women's lives in the 18th century, followed by candlelight tours of the mansion.

Registration Opens November 21.

Join Waitlist Attend Online

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A Conversation with Martha Washington

Join Mount Vernon's K12 team to celebrate the season with a special night dedicated to K12 teachers nationwide and in the DMV. Escape for the evening onsite or online as you enjoy a conversation with Martha Washington dedicated to exploring the lives and legacies of women in the 18th century. 

The performance will follow with candlelight tours of the mansion, featuring more of Mount Vernon's character interpreters highlighting what life was like for the Washington family at Mount Vernon during the holiday season.

4:00pm–5:30pm         

Check-In/Self-guided visit

Ford Orientation Center / Museum & Education Center / The Shops

5:45pm–6:45pm    

Conversations with Martha Washington

Ford Orientation Center (Livestream)

6:45pm–8:30pm     

Candlelight Mansion Tours

Historic Area  (Livestream)

6:45pm–8:30pm         

Reception

Ford Orientation Center

Onsite Event

  • Registrations are limited to 300 teachers.
  • Enjoy networking with local teachers during a cocktail reception following performances.
  • Small group candlelight tours of the mansion will depart every 5 minutes during the reception.
  • Arrival and parking directions will be confirmed approximately one week before the event. 

Virtual Event

  • Registrations are unlimited.
  • Live performances will be streamed.
  • Viewing of a filmed mansion candlelight tour will be livestreamed following performances. 
  • Access directions will be confirmed via email approximately one week before the event. 
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