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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Exhibitions and Galleries

The Glen Echo Park Partnership and Glen Echo Park Visual Arts Resident Aritsts and Organizations present exhibitions and sales of artwork every weekend. Partnership galleries include the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery and Park View Gallery.

For more information, visit our EXHIBITIONS page >>


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.

Spring Break Camps are available now!  

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


Spring/Summer 2018 Classes & Camps Registration Open!


Jive Aces

Join Us

for Our




Saturday: London's Jive Aces return to the Spanish Ballroom!


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




House Tour Fundraiser


Come to our 5th annual House Tour. This self-guided walking tour in the Town of Glen Echo features seven homes, including two with artist studios, and one award-winning garden. $50 per person ($40 for Members).

For more information click Here.





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

My Camera, My Voice: Photographs by Michael A. McCoy

Photoworks Gallery

19th Annual High School Exhibition

Yellow Barn Gallery




Award-Winning Children's Theater


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.


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.

NOTE: Adventure Theatre will re-open on March 8.





•••••  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.