Summer Camp Fun. Register Now!

It's shaping up to be another summer of fun at the Park! We offer a wide variety of day camps for children & teens (ages 4 - 19) presented by resident visual arts, music, and theater organizations, as well as non-resident partners. Register today!

Check out our camps page and sign your kids ups today >>

Glen Echo Park Aquarium Storytime

Join the Glen Echo Park Aquarium every Friday at 11:30 a.m. as they present Storytime, part of $5 Fridays!  Each week a fun -- and sometimes fishy! --  story is read to visitors. Also on Fridays, the entrance fee is discounted to $5. 

For more information, visit our AQUARIUM page >>

Spring/Summer Registration Now Open

Are you ready to sign up for that art class you've always been meaning to take? Or have you been coming to Glen Echo Park for years and love our programs? Either way, you'll find something in our Spring/Summer catalog!

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>

Visit our CAMPS page for more details >>

Dances with Live Music Every Weekend

The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents social dances every week from Thursday through Sunday. Dances feature swing, contra, blues, waltz, cajun, zydeco, salsa, tango, and more. Ticket prices include a FREE pre-dance introductory lesson, and most dances have live music from top-notch bands!

For more information, visit our SOCIAL DANCES page >>

Final Winter Classes Still Enrolling 

Registration for Winter 2018 classes and programs is coming to a close, but many classes starting this month are still open for enrollment. Check out all your favorites in visual arts, music, and dance -- plus new classes in social dance styles and early childhood programs. Spring classes are also open for enrollment now.

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>


Sign up today for

a Class!

Visual arts, music, dance, theatre, and more! For kids, teens and adults. 

Check out our classes page to learn more, download the catalogs, and register.  Workshops are offered in nearly every category! 

PAGE Program - Preschool Age Program 2018-2019 Application Now Available


Spring/Summer 2018 Classes & Camps Registration Open!


Tom Cunningham Orchestra

Join Us

for Our




This Saturday, the Tom Cunningham Orchestra returns to the Ballroom!


We offer a variety of social dances each week. Styles include Swing, Blues, Contra, Tango, Waltz, Ballroom, and Balboa. 




Member & Donor Appreciation Event


Join us on Saturday, March 10 for "Creating Heirloom Memories with Your Camera" featuring award-winning Photoworks photographer Frank Van Riper.






Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Influences: New Work by Glen Echo Park Faculty & Students

Popcorn Gallery

Dorothy Fall: Forest Mysteries

Stone Tower Gallery

Sarah O'Donoghue: Long Distance Calls

Park View Gallery

Dorte Verner: The Wonder People

Photoworks Gallery






Award-Winning Children's Theater


Playing at the Puppet Co -- Beauty and the Beast

A romantic tale of a handsome prince, and his love, Beauty, set in a great forest in old Russia. Feb. 16 - Mar. 25, 2018.


Playing at Adventure Theatre MTC  -- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander is having a bad day. A terrible day. A horrible day. To be quite honest, it's a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Feb. 9 - Mar. 31, 2018. 






•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••


Couples Meet at Social Dances at Glen Echo Park

CultureSpot MC writes about two couples whose stories began at the Park. Click to read about how they met and their lives now.


Gavin Glakas Paints Portrait of Virginia Governor

Terry McAuliffe

Check out the article about Gavin Glakas' newest commissioned portrait. Click to read the article on Glakas decided to the portrait and all its details.






Glen Echo Park Opportunities


Interested in Teaching at Glen Echo Park?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is currently accepting course proposals for classes for our Spring and Summer 2018 term. Check out our Proposal Information to learn more and apply.  You may also apply using an online form. New proposals must be received by November 1 for consideriation for the Spring/Summer print catalog.


Interested in Working at Glen Echo Park?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership has several job openings. Visit our jobs page to find out more and apply.