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Tucked into a quiet D.C. neighborhood that abuts the expansive Rock Creek Park, Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens offer a hidden respite from the city. The former home of business woman, hostess and collector Marjorie Merriweather Post welcomes visitors to explore the Russian and French antiques inside and the well-manicured grounds. We talk with the museum director about the opportunities and challenges smaller museums have in this community.
- Kate Markert Executive Director, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
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