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Holiday Teas

Event Date:  December 13, 2020 - 11:00am Take a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy afternoon tea in the calming atmosphere of Montpelier's elegant east wing. Tea includes fine finger sandwiches, scrumptious cakes and pastries, buttery scones, and your choice of two quality loose leaf teas. Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Time Details: Location Montpelier Historic Site 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, MD 20708 United States See map: Google Maps

Beyond Needleart Exhibit

Event Date:  Repeats every week until Sat Nov 28 2020 except Wed Nov 04 2020, Wed Nov 11 2020, Wed Nov 18 2020, Wed Nov 25 2020, Thu Nov 26 2020. November 2, 2020 - 11:00am - November 28, 2020 - 4:00pm Now in its fifth year, Beyond Needleart displays all kinds of fiber art, from quilts to apparel to felting, all by skilled local artists. While you're here, browse for unique holiday gifts at the Artists’ Boutique, featuring original, locally made jewelry, clothing, accessories, and ornaments. Want to learn how to preserve your precious antique textiles? Get preservation tips and see textiles from our collection owned and worn by the women of Montpelier. Saturday, November 7. See the calendar for details. Time Details: November 2-28; Closed November 26 Cost: Location Montpelier Mansion 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, MD 20708 United States See map: Google Maps

To Collect and Preserve -YOW Event!

Event Date:  March 14, 2020 - 11:00am To complement the "Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote" popup exhibit, this mini-seminar will feature presentations covering the history of the American Women’s Suffrage crusade, the use of objects during the Movement, the research and collecting of memorabilia, and the concerns of preserving such artifacts. Guest speakers will be Corinne Porter, Kenneth Florey, and Montpelier’s collections manager Joseph Sherren. Corinne Porter is the curator of Rightfully Hers and several special exhibits and permanent installations for the National Archives. Location Montpelier Mansion 9650 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, MD 20708 United States See map: Google Maps