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“I was obsessed with iPhoneography for over a year when I decided to learn the real techniques that many of the popular iPhone apps try to emulate. I bought a Holga, a few rolls of black & white film and enrolled in the Intro to Darkroom Printing class at Glen Echo Park‘s Photoworks Studio. I enjoyed being in a class with passionate photographers. We were able to bounce ideas off of each other, and I think I learned something from each of my classmates.”


Michael H.

Photoworks student


“I  had always wanted to have the time to learn to make pottery, but I was not able to start until later in life. Coming to Glen Echo Pottery turned out to be one of the best things I've ever done. Jeff Kirk [Glen Echo Pottery founder and director] is a great teacher, and all the experienced potters here have been welcoming and supportive. I continue to learn from them as well.”


Robin G.
Glen Echo Pottery student



Ceramics & Pottery

Ceramic classes offer a unique opportunity to explore the exciting medium of clay.


Dance Technique & Movement

Dance technique and creative movement classes are offered for all ages in the Park's Hall of Mirrors.



Drawing & Painting

A place where students have the opportunity to meet, collaborate, and display their work.



Glen Echo Park offers classes in both blown glass and kiln-formed, glass. We offer classes for everyone from beginners to advanced students.




The Park offers music classes and ensembles with the Washington Conservatory of Music as well as its Associate Music Program.



Other Arts & Media

Glen Echo Park has many different arts disciplines and media, including stone carving, sculpture, book arts, and much more.





Small classes, a variety of courses, and a professional faculty allow each student to develop his or her technical and aesthetic photo abilities.



Silver artist-in-residence Blair Anderson brings over 20 years of experience and welcomes everyone who wants to discover silver.


Social Dance

Glen Echo Park offers social dance classes in a range of dance styles, including waltz, swing, salsa, and many others.



Theater & Puppetry

We offer occasional classes and workshops for adults and teens in theater and puppetry. 


CHILDREN'S Classes & Programs

The Park offers a broad spectrum of visual and performing arts classes and programs for children.



CAMPS for Children & Teens

Children's spring, summer, and winter camps are offered in visual arts, music, and theater.