August 13, 2017 - All Events

SilverWorks Studio & Gallery

Ongoing

Monday through Sunday - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Presenter: SilverWorks Studio & Gallery

Location: SilverWorks Studio

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2228

http://www.silverworksglenechopark.com

 


 

SilverWorks Studio & Gallery is a working silversmith studio and includes an ongoing exhibition, as well as sales, of the work of artist-in-residence Blair Anderson.

Art Glass Center at Glen Echo

Ongoing

Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Presenter: Art Glass Center at Glen Echo

Location: Art Glass Center

http://www.artglasscenteratglenecho.org

 


 

The Art Glass Center gallery's ongoing exhibitions feature the work of resident artists Diane Cabe, Christine Hekimian, Sue Hill, Michele Rubin, Bev and Zayde Sleph, and Janet Wittenberg. Sculpture, vessels, functional art, and jewelry are also for sale. Classes are taught year-round for both new and advanced students.

Glen Echo Pottery

Ongoing (April through December 24)

Saturday & Sunday - 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Presenter: Glen Echo Pottery

Location: Glen Echo Pottery Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: (301) 229-5585

http://www.glenechopottery.com

 


 

Glen Echo Pottery presents ongoing exhibitions in the Glen Echo Pottery gallery. These feature a special selection of work by resident artists, instructors, and students. The gallery is open Saturdays and Sundays, 12 to 5pm through December.  

 

The Pottery Gallery reopens April 1, 2017.

Circus!

July 27 to August 27, 2017

Presenter: the Puppet Co.

Recommended Ages: All ages

Location: the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Admission: $12

Contact Phone: 301-634-5380

http://www.thepuppetco.org

 


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."

 

Age recommendation: All ages; Running time: 35 minutes.

 

Purchase tickets at www.thepuppetco.org

WATCH ME: Juried Youth Photography Competition and Exhibition

August 11 to September 10, 2017
Saturdays, 1 to 4pm and Sundays, 1 to 7pm

 

Presenter: Photoworks

Location: Photoworks Gallery - First Floor Arcade Building

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2274

http://www.glenechophotoworks.org

 


Photoworks Gallery is proud to present their 5th Annual Juried Show for Young Photographers. Photoworks is committed to nurturing young photographers and showcasing their groundbreaking work. This competition is designed for students of photography aged 18 and under.

Ashley Givens, Independent Curator, previously Assistant Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and former Director of Education, Kreeger Museum, Washington D.C. will serve as the juror for the exhibition.

CRAFT: Awardees from the Creative Crafts Council

August 4 to 27, 2017

Saturdays & Sundays, 11am - 6pm and by appointment

Art Walk Opening Reception, Friday, August 4, 6 to 8pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture

Location: Popcorn Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

 


 

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present CRAFT: Awardees from the Creative Crafts Council. This exhibition showcases awardees from the Creative Crafts Council's 31st Biennial Exhibition. The exhibition shows the regions top work in wood, glass, clay, metal, fiber, and more.

 

Art Walk Opening Reception

Friday, August 4, 6 to 8pm

A Fresh Look: New Yellow Barn Faculty

August 4 to 27, 2017

Saturdays & Sundays 11am to 6pm and by appointment

Art Walk Opening Reception & Gallery Talk: Friday, August 4, 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 is pleased to present A Fresh Look: New Yellow Barn Faculty. This exhibition will showcase the newest members of the Yellow Barn Faculty and what methods of drawing and painting they have to offer.

 

Art Walk Opening Reception & Gallery Talk

Friday, August 4, 6 to 8pm

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

June 16 to August 27, 2017

Presenter: Adventure Theatre MTC

Recommended Ages: All ages

Location: Adventure Theatre

Contact Phone: 301-634-2270

http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

 


 

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.

 

Purchase tickets at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Ongoing

Spring (March through May): 

     Monday-Thursday: Closed

     1st & 3rd Wednesdays: Storytime at 11am

     Friday, 10am to 3pm

     Saturday, 10am to 4pm

     Sunday, 11am to 4pm

 

Summer (June through August): 

     Monday & Tuesday: Closed*

     Wednesday-Friday, 11am to 4pm

     Saturday, 10am to 4pm

     Sunday, 11am to 4pm

 

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Location: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Admission: $6 general public; $5 military and seniors; FREE for Children under 2

Contact Phone: 301-955-6256

http://glenechopark.org/aquarium

 


 

Come visit the Glen Echo Park Aqaurium. There are different water creatures, a pirate ship, interactive games, and a touch tank!

Waltz Practicum

Sunday, August 13, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presenter: Waltz Practicum

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $8

Contact Email: ddancourt0@gmail.com

 


 

Enjoy a waltz practice to DJ music from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Ballroom Back Room.

 

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

Argentine Tango

Sunday, August 13, 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Presenter: Tango Brillante DC

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $15/lesson or $10 "dance only" at 8:30 pm

Contact Name: René Davila

Contact Email: rene_f_davila@yahoo.com

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tango-Brillante-DC/191689437524052

 


 

Tango Brillante DC is happy to offer Argentine Tango lessons followed by a Milonga most Sunday evenings. Dancers can choose either the beginner lesson from 6:30 - 7:30 pm or the special Milonga lesson from 7:30 - 8:30 pm, or both. Cost is $15/lesson and includes the Milonga that follows. For dancers who wish to attend just the Milonga, cost is $10 and the open dance runs from 8:30 - 11:00 pm. René will DJ a mix of traditional tango with a little alternative added. No partner required.

 

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

Contra and Square Dance

Sunday, August 13, 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Presenter: Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Location: Bumper Car Pavilion

Admission: $13 nonmembers/$10 FSGW members/$5 ages 17 and under

http://www.fsgw.org

 


 

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents traditional American contra dancing. The evening can include square dances, mixers, waltzes and other couple dances. All Contras and Square dances are taught, no partner is necessary. There is a lesson at 7 p.m., followed by the dance with caller and live music from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

 

Stephanie Marie calls to Pilzer, Joyner-Myers, and Morrison

 

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