Drop in at Saturday Art Explorers

Saturday Art Explorers, our drop-in arts program for kids and parents is back! (no pre-registration required) Join us anytime from 10am to 1pm on Saturdays in the Candy Corner Studio. $5.00 per child with an adult. 

For more details visit our Saturday Art Explorers page >>

Art Walk in the Park

Join us Friday, May 3, from 6 to 8pm for our May Art Walk in the Park. Enjoy open studios & galleries, artist demonstrations, refreshments, and more. Art Walks take place every first Friday from May through September.

Visit our Art Walk page for all the details and 2019 dates >>

Carousel Day is April 27

Carousel Day celebrates the opening of the Park's historic Dentzel Carousel for the 2019 season and includes many FREE activities, including performances, open studios, face painting, carousel craft activities, and more! Plus a Summer Camp Open House. 

Visit our CAROUSEL DAY page for more information >>

Join us for the Gala in the Park

The 2019 Gala in the Park -- Inspiring New Memories -- will take place on Saturday, May 18. This year's event will honor Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Senator.

Reserve your Gala tickets click here >>

To purchase Gala Dance tickets click here >>



Swing Dance in Bumper Car Pavilion







•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••


The Washington Post reviews Recovered Memory: New York & Paris 1960-1980 at Photoworks.

Read about this exhibition and memoir by acclaimed photojournalist and Photoworks' instructor Frank Van Riper.  


The Washington Post reviews Vessels from our Trees in the Popcorn Gallery.

Read about this wonderful wood exhibition and the many unique works in the show.


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 who 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.