Resident Artists & Organizations




Learn about some of the early artists in the Park!

(1970s - early 1980s)



Watch our longer video, Glen Echo Park's Early Years, including Glen Echo Amusement Park visitors' stories and Glen Echo Park artists' stories here! >>



Adventure Theatre MTC

Adventure Theatre MTC, founded in 1951, is the longest-running theatre program for children and families in the Washington metropolitan area.

Art Glass Center at Glen Echo

The Art Glass Center at Glen Echo is a school, a resource center, and a gallery for kiln-formed glass.


Glen Echo Glassworks is a dynamic glass studio and education center ran by Paul Swartwood.



Glen Echo Pottery

Founded over thirty years ago, Glen Echo Pottery is a year-round pottery school offering both adult and teen classes.

J. Jordan Bruns Studio

J. Jordan Bruns is a resident visual artist in the Park's historic Chautauqua Tower.



Photoworks is a unique community resource for student and professional photographers. 


Playgroup in the Park

Playgroup in the Park is a collaborative learning program connecting children, parents, teachers and pedagogy.

the Puppet Co.

The Puppet Co. is an award-winning resident children's puppet theater.


Silver Works

Blair Anderson’s SilverWorks Studio & Gallery opened in Glen Echo Park in December 2009.

Washington Conservatory of Music

Washington Conservatory of Music opened in 2009, putting music “center stage” at the Park.

Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery

The Yellow Barn Studio is the Park's resident painting and drawing studio.

Young Creative Spirit

The Young Creative Spirit is the children’s art center residency at Glen Echo Park.