Summer Camp Fun. Register Now!

Summer is here! We still have space in many of our camps throughout the summer. Sign up your kids for a wide variety of day camps for children & teens (ages 4 - 19) in visual arts, music, theater, and more! 

Check out our camps page and register today >>

NEW! Saturday Art Explorers Every Weekend

Our drop-in arts program (no pre-registration required!) for kids and parents is back! Join us anytime from 10am to 1pm this Saturday, July 22, for Saturday Art Explorers in the Candy Corner Studio. $5.00 per child with an adult. 

For more details visit our Saturday Art Explorers page >>

Labor Day Art Show Call for Entries

The 47th Annual Labor Day Art Show Call for Entries is open. This exhibition features the work of more than 250 artists in media including photography, painting, ceramics, jewelry, glass, textiles, and more. September 2 to 4, 12-6 p.m.

Apply today by clicking here >>

Fall/Winter Registration Opens August 5

Registration for Fall & Winter 2017-2018 classes and programs opens soon! Saturday, August 5, is walk-in registration only. On Sunday, August 6, online registration opens. 

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>

FREE Summer Concerts every Thursday

The Glen Echo Park Partnership brings FREE live music to the Park every Thursday at 7:30pm in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Join us this week (July 27) for U.S. Marine Band - Free Country.

Find more details and see the entire summer schedule here >>


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Spring/Summer Classes!


Fall/Winter Registration

Opens Saturday, August 5th

(Walk-Ins Only)


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.



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We offer a variety of social dances Thursday through Sunday each week. Styles include Swing, Blues, Contra, Tango, Waltz, Ballroom, and Balboa. Most dances are preceded by a beginner lesson, included in the cost of admission. No partner or prior dance experience needed.



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Become a Member of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture and support the arts, educational, and cultural programs at the Park!


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Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Jeff Cooper & Rebecca Hirsh: Crossing Paths

Popcorn Gallery


Amanda Spaid: Natural Wonders

Stone Tower Gallery


Federico A. Ruiz: Land, Sea & Sky: A Minimalist's Caribbean

Park View Gallery


Flying Solo: Tanguy de Carbonnières

Photoworks Gallery





Award-Winning Children's Theater


Playing at the Puppet Co -- Circus!

In grand circus tradition, the "Greatest Show on Strings" features a collection of clowns, death-defying acrobats, and an amazing menagerie of fauna from the farthest reaches of the globe. Many of the acts were built more than 50 years ago by Christopher's parents for "Len Piper's International Marionette Circus." July 27 - August 27, 2017.


Playing at Adventure Theatre MTC  -- Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

When Junie B. Jones, with her two bestest friends in the world, loses her new furry mittens to some "stealers", she has to investigate. But Junie B. might have something she forgot to return too. June 16 - August 14, 2017.






•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••


CultureSpot MC Writes About "Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook" at Adventure Theatre MTC

CultureSpot MC writes about Adventure Theatre's newest show, "Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook". Click to read about Megan Graves (Junie B. Jones) and how she took on her role. 


CultureSpot MC Talks about Beatriz del Olmo-Fiddleman and Her Work With ESOL Students

CultureSpot MC writes about the work that Beatriz del Olmo-Fiddleman does with ESOL students from Einstein High School and Sherwood High School through book making. Click to read about how book making helps these students and about the exhibitions she does with the books.






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 Fall/Winter 2017-2018 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 May 8 for consideriation for the Fall/Winter 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.