The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

The American '20s

May 1, 2014, 5–8:30 PM

Party like its Prohibition during the American '20s. Sample specialty brews while swinging to 1920s jazz and enjoy discounted prohibition era cocktails in Tryst at the Phillips café. 

5:15–8 PM

Beer Tasting
Sample brews from DC Brau Brewing Company, including The Tradition Golden Ale, Penn Quarter Porter, and The Corruption, IPA 

5:30–8 PM

Enjoy the swinging sounds of The Redwine Jazz Band performing classic songs from the 1920s. Featuring clarinetist Ben Redwine, guitarist Tom Mitchell, and bassist John Previti.

6:30 PM

Book Talk & Signing
Historian Garrett Peck, author of Prohibition in Washington DC: How Dry We Weren’t and Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, DC, discusses prohibition in Washington, DC during the 1920s. 

6, 6:30, 7 & 7:30 PM

Gallery Talks
15-minute focused discussions about American art in the 1920s.