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UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, June 21, 2018   7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

“Mughal & Art Deco Influences in Contemporary Indian Jewelry ”
Presented by Claire Morgan

DCGIA June 21 Meeting Announcement –  Claire Morgan’s  lecture will cover the Mughal and Art Deco influences common in the designs of contemporary Indian designers Viren Bhagat & Hanut Singh, as well as, the artistry produced by them.

Monthly Meetings (January thru November) are held at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 Ft. Meyer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209, at the Virginia end of Key Bridge, 703-807-2000. Meetings begin with a speaker meet and greet at 7:00 PM and meetings start at 7:30 PM. Admission is free for those who have paid their 2018 annual dues and $15.00 for all others. Cash & Checks accepted at door.

Thursday, July 26, 2018  10:45 – 1:30 P.M.

Tour of the Fabergé Exhibit at Hillwood Museum

Docent led Faberge tour at the Hillwood Museum & Gardens.  Members are asked to RSVP to dcgiaorg@cox.net if you plan to attend this tour. The guided tour (with docents) will be $20 per individual. We may be divided into two groups for the tour, depending on the number of RSVPs. We will all meet at Hillwood 10:45AM with half taking the tour at 11 am and the second half at 12 pm if needed. Members not on the tour have full access to the gardens, mansion and exhibits, before and afterwards.

We will meet at 1 pm for lunch at the cafe. Lunch will consist of the following menu:
Ham & Brie – black forest ham, watercress, Pommery aioli, French baguette.
Caprese – fresh mozzarella, plum tomato, basil pesto, balsamic glaze, french baguette. Spicy Tuna with Asian Slaw – cucumber, cilantro, whole wheat.
Turkey BLT – oven roasted turkey breast, smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, caramelized apple mayo, brioche.

In addition, there will be chips or small salad with vinaigrette dressing as sides & cookies for dessert. If you plan to have lunch the cost is an additional $24.50/person (including tax & gratuity).
RSVP to dcgiaorg@cox.net if you plan to attend and if you intend to have lunch let us know by July 18th. For Lunch please pick one of the four sandwiches as well as your choice of Chips or salad? Payment by check can be mailed to DCGIA, 13400 Catoctin Ct. Herndon, Va. 20170. $20 for Tour Only, or $44.50 for Tour + Lunch.

Hillwood GroundsHillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
4155 Linnean Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
www.hillwoodmuseum.org

 

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