As the ashes settle on Washington D.C., James and Dolley Madison struggle to find a path forward. In a rare moment away from the public spotlight, the two share their fears for the young nation and find courage in their partnership that made history.
Dates & Times
From the Ashes
Performance: Voices of the Past
This series of museum theater programs explores the lives of people, both free and enslaved, who walked these streets in the 18th century.
Music: Phillis Wheatley and the Music of Freedom
Join the Governor’s Musick in a musical exploration of the paradox of freedom as seen through the poetry of Phillis Wheatley, an enslaved person and well-known poet.
Art Museums Admission
Musick in the Geddy House
Join members of the Governor’s Musick in the Geddy House as domestic music is performed on period instruments.