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August 15, 2014

Remaining Relevant: A look at Washington’s Fascinating House Museums

Washington's most fascinating house museums allow visitors to relive history. Most historical house museums today have successfully evolved with the times and have made great strides in historical preservation. These museums are thriving, boosted in part by advances in the field, as well as growing appreciation for preservation among the general public.
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July 11, 2014

New York's Historic Carnegie Mansion: Renovated and Re-imagined

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Announces Dec. 12, 2014 Opening of Renovated Carnegie Mansion and Opening Exhibitions. > Read more

June 19, 2014

Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection exhibition has been extended!

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum is pleased to announce the extension of its exhibition Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection through January 4, 2015. > Read more

June 12, 2014

Expansion Planned for the Frick Collection

The Frick Collection has plans to expand their exhibition space with a six-story wing. > Read more

May 23, 2014

Restoration in Progress: Bonstone Repair

Please pardon our appearance as we restore the limestone stairs that lead to the front door of the Museum. > Read more

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September 10, 2013
The Young Mr. and Mrs. Nickerson: A Brief History
Samuel and Mathilda Nickerson were patriarch and matriarch of this fine home, but we can’t overlook their son Roland and his wife Adelaide, who shared the mansion with the elder Nickersons and started their young family here. Read more