May 19, 2017 - All Events

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

April 7 to May 21, 2017

Presenter: Adventure Theatre MTC

Recommended Ages: All ages

Location: Adventure Theatre

Contact Phone: 301-634-2270

http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

 


 

This is Aladdin as you've never seen it before. Aladdin and his love, the princess Adora, must outsmart an evil Magician who wants to use the genie in Aladdin's lamp for his nefarious schemes! Will he get away with it? Get ready for love, magic, and mystery in this production for all ages.

 

Purchase tickets at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

Cinderella

May 4 to June 11, 2017

Presenter: the Puppet Co.

Recommended Ages: 5 years old - adult

Location: the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Admission: $12

Contact Phone: 301-634-5380

http://www.thepuppetco.org

 


The elegance of 17th-century France, combining elaborate costumes of the Comedie-Francaise and Offenbach's "Gaiety Parisian" to adorn the tale of the cinder girl who captures the heart of the handsome prince. The production was acclaimed at the 1997 National Puppet Festival, and performed by invitation at the Center for Puppetry Arts, in Atlanta.

 

Age recommendation: 5 years old to adult; Running time: 45 minutes.

 

Purchase tickets at www.thepuppetco.org

Making Artist Books: Discovering Through Journaling

May 5 to 29, 2017

Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Art Walk Reception: Friday, May 5, 6 to 8pm

Artists' Reception: Wednesday, May 17, 6 to 8pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

Location: Park View Gallery (2nd Floor in the Arcade Building)

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

http://www.glenechopark.org/exhibitions

 


 

Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Making Artist Books: Discovering Through Journaling. This exhibition will feature students from ESOL programs at Einstein High School and Sherwood High School. Through the process of learning bookbinding skills and creating a personal book, students portray the story of their lives through creative writing and visual narrative like photographs and drawings. Where language is a barrier, the artist books help the students portray their feelings about living in a new place.

 

Art Walk Reception

Friday, May 5, 6 to 8pm

 

Artists' Reception

Wednesday, May 17, 4 to 6pm

 

Park View Gallery (2nd level Arcade Building)

Monday through Saturday 10:00 am till 6:00 pm

The Role of Film

May 19 to June 25, 2017
Saturdays, 1 to 4pm and Sundays, 1 to 8pm

 

Presenter: Photoworks

Location: Photoworks Gallery - First Floor Arcade Building

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2274

http://www.glenechophotoworks.org

 


Photoworks Gallery is proud to present The Role of Film, an exhibition of work by eight local artists who are longtime students of faculty member Frank (Tico) Herrera. These photographers are committed to working in film, printing in the darkroom, and exploring the unique relationship between light and chemistry that emerges. Exhibiting artists are: Andrew J. Currie, Brenda Hanning, Ann Harding, Peter Kozloski, Thomas Kraly, William Mertens, Elizabeth Steuart, and Alejandra Vallejo.

Contra Dance

Friday, May 19, 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Presenter: Friday Night Dancers

Location: Bumper Car Pavilion

Admission: $10 / $5 age 17 and under

Contact Email: info@fridaynightdance.org

http://www.fridaynightdance.org/

 


 

The Friday Night Dancers present Contra dancing, as well as some square dances and waltzes. Contra dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. followed by the called dance to live music from 8:30 to 11:30 pm. Beginners are always welcome and a partner is not necessary!

 

Tonight Susan Kevra calls to Broome, Bell, & Trudel with Adam Broome, guitar; Rachel Bell, accordion; and Jaige Trudel, fiddle.

 

For a calendar view of all the May dances, visit the May "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."

Balboa DJ Dance

Friday, May 19, 8:30 - 11:30 pm

Presenter: American Swing

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $10

Contact Email: Debra@gottaswing.com

http://www.americanswing.org

 


 

Here's a chance for Balboa/Bal-Swing enthusiasts to dance to great DJ music on one of the best dance floors in the universe. Enjoy a casual, friendly atmosphere where you can Bal 'til your heart's content (but no one will mind if you throw in a little Lindy upon occasion, either!)

 

Drop-in beginner swing lesson at 8:30 pm with Dabe and Janelle Johnson, dance from 9 pm-11:30 pm.

 

For a calendar view of all the May dances, visit the May "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."

Vessels Great and Small 2017

May 5 to 29, 2017

Saturdays, Sundays, & Memorial Day, 11am to 6pm and by appointment

Art Walk Reception: Friday, May 5, 6 to 8pm

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 6, 4 to 6pm

 

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture & Glen Echo Pottery

Location: Popcorn Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

 


 

The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is pleased to present Vessels Great and Small 2017. This exhibition by the Glen Echo Pottery program will feature recent works from instructors and advanced students. Glen Echo Pottery will showcase different pottery from small to oversized, whimsical to serious, and functional to decorative pieces.

 

Opening Reception

Saturday, May 6, 4 to 6pm

The Homecoming: Six Artists Return to Glen Echo Park

May 5 to 29, 2017

Saturdays, Sundays, & Memorial Day, 11am to 6pm and by appointment

Art Walk Opening Reception: Friday, May 5, 6 to 8pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture

Location: Stone Tower Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

 


 

The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents "The Homecoming: Six Artists Return to Glen Echo Park" in the Stone Tower Gallery this May.  This exhibition celebrates six influential artists whose creativity and talent has left a strong artistic impact on the Town of Glen Echo, and the community of Glen Echo Park. Featured artists include Rhoda Baer, Carol Barton, Henry Barrow, Raya Bodnarchuk, Jim Sanborn and Tom Wolff.  Presented in conjunction with Glen Echo Park's upcoming Gala "Celebrate History in Our Backyard," this exhibition recognizes a diversity of media, from photography to glass, sculpture to painting, woodworking and mixed media.  Blending creative environments, these artists are all past or current Town of Glen Echo residents, and cultivated their artistry, and shared that expertise with others, through artist residencies and classes presented at Glen Echo Park.  An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, May 5 from 6 to 8pm as part of Art Walk in the Park.  The gallery will be open additional hours for the Gala on May 20, 11am to 7pm and 9 to 11pm.

 

Art Walk Opening Reception

Friday, May 5, 6 to 8pm

Saturday Art Explorers

Ongoing

Saturday - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture

Recommended Ages: Kids under 10 years old

Location: Candy Corner

Admission: $5 per parent/child pair, or $8 for two children with adult

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2228

http://glenechopark.org/artexplorers

 


 

Every Saturday morning drop in at the Candy Corner for some art activites. Most activites take around 30 minutes and change from week to week. No pre-registration required.

Presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership with generous support of The Primary Day School.