Upcoming Lectures

Paul Philippe Cret's original design for the Folger Shakespeare Library

Overbeck Lectures to Return on September 16, 2019

Lecture By :
Michael Witmore.
On Monday September 16, Folger Library Director Michael Witmore will present a lecture on the history and pre-history of the 300 block of East Capitol Street, SE, where the Library is located.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Reservations are required and will become available through Hill Center on September 1, 2019.


Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Contact Number
Lecture Date
September 16, 2019
Cost of Lecture
Lecture Time
7:30 pm

Lecture Series

Since 2002, the Overbeck Project has presented four lectures per year by local historians, authors and scholars on the history of Capitol Hill and the larger Washington, D.C. community.

All lectures are open to the public and offered free of charge.

Past Lectures: