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Spick ’n’ Span: Cleaning the Hillwood Museum

DC’s Hillwood Museum closes for a month each winter to clean the estate and the 6,293 artifacts in its collection. This year, the scrub-down is happening in just two weeks starting in late January, in part so the museum can stay open through the presidential inauguration.

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Illustration by Chris Philpot.

This article appears in the February 2013 issue of The Washingtonian.

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