The PAGE Program

Register today for PAGE program parent/child arts-enriched classes for ages 10 mos to 5 years. Explore music, movement, art, nature and STEAM, all in the creative environment of Glen Echo Park. New sessions start October 22-26!

Learn more about PAGE and sign your child up today >>

Dances with Live Music Every Weekend

The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents social dances every week from Thursday through Sunday. Dances feature swing, contra, blues, waltz, cajun, zydeco, salsa, tango, and more. Ticket prices include a FREE pre-dance introductory lesson, and most dances have live music from top-notch bands!

For more information, visit our SOCIAL DANCES page >>

Fall/Winter Registration Now Open!

Registration for Fall & Winter 2018-2019 classes and programs is now open.  Browse and register online for your favorite classes or try something new.  Download a PDF version of the catalog here to find out when your favorite classes are running!

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>

Exhibitions and Galleries

The Glen Echo Park Partnership and Glen Echo Park Visual Arts Resident Aritsts and Organizations present exhibitions and sales of artwork every weekend. Partnership galleries include the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery and Park View Gallery.

For more information, visit our EXHIBITIONS page >>

TAKE A CLASS

Sign up today for

a Class!

 

Visual arts, music, dance, theatre, and more! For children, teens and adults. 

Check out our classes page to learn more, download the catalogs, and register.

 

Fall/Winter Class Registration is now open!

GO TO A DANCE

Swing Dance in Bumper Car Pavilion

Join Us

for Our

Weekend

Dances

 

Saturday: swing dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion with Craig Gildner Big Band

 

Weekly social dances include blues, contra & square, swing, waltz, and tango.

SUPPORT THE PARK

SPECIAL OFFER through October 27!

 

Become a Member at any level and receive TWO FREE PUMPKINS at Fall Frolic on Saturday, October 27, 1-4pm in the Park's Spanish Ballroom. Click here to learn more about Fall Frolic!

 

VISIT A GALLERY

        

Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!

 

Visions & Voices 2018: Art Glass Center at Glen Echo

Popcorn Gallery

Out Loud & In the Bushes: Trinka Roeckelein & Roger Strassman

Stone Tower Gallery

Autumn Colors

Park View Gallery

Places We Find

Photoworks Gallery

Walt Bartman

Yellow Barn Gallery

 

SEE A SHOW

    

Award-Winning Children's Theater

 

At the Puppet Co -- Hansel and Gretel

Humperdink's children's opera, full of magic, music, and dazzling special effects. The puppets, lights, music and effects, are all operated by Christopher Piper, who also performs all the live vocal characterizations. October 4 - November 16, 2018.

 

At Adventure Theatre MTC  -- Blueberries for Sal

Sal and her mother are picking blueberries for the long winter at the same time as a mama bear and baby bear are filling up for the long hibernation. Somehow Sal and a baby bear have a mixed up adventure and lose their mothers! September 21 - October 21, 2018. 

 

 

 

 

•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••

 

The Washington Post reviewed Vessels from our Trees in the Popcorn Gallery

Read about this wonderful wood exhibition and the many pieces that the show has.

 

The Dentzel Carousel is in The Washington Post's list of wonderful carousels for both children and adults! 

Read about the Dentzel Carousel and the visitors that ride it.

 

 

 

 

 

Glen Echo Park Opportunities

 

Interested in Teaching at Glen Echo Park?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is accepts course proposals Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer semesters of classes. Check out our Proposal Information to learn more and apply.  You may also apply using an online form. Course proposals for consideration for our Spring-Summer 2019 printed catalog must be received by November 1.

 

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.