Labor Day Art Show Call for Entries

The 48th Annual Labor Day Art Show Call for Entries is open. This exhibition features the work of more than 250 artists in media including photography, painting, ceramics, jewelry, glass, textiles, and more. September 1 to 3, 12-6 p.m. 

Apply today by clicking here >>

Spring/Summer Registration Now Open

Are you ready to sign up for that art class you've always been meaning to take? Or have you been coming to Glen Echo Park for years and love our programs? Either way, you'll find something in our Spring/Summer catalog!

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>

Visit our CAMPS page for more details >>

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 >>

Summer Camp Fun. Register Now!

It's shaping up to be another summer of fun at the Park! We offer a wide variety of day camps for children & teens (ages 4 - 19) presented by resident visual arts, music, and theater organizations, as well as non-resident partners. Register today!

Check out our camps page and sign your kids ups today >>


Sign up today for

a Class!


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

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


Summer Camps are underway!  Space still available in many July & August Camps. 



Radio King Orchestra

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Saturday evening: Swing dance with the Radio King Orchestra & The Fabulous Pincurl Girls!



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



Crystal Gala was the Best Ever!


The Crystal Gala on May 19 was a wonderful success! More than 340 area residents and corporate and community leaders joined us to honor philanthropist Jeffrey Z. Slavin. Overall, the event raised a record of more than $158,000 to support the Park and launch a scholarship and transportation fund.




Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Silver Linings: Stories in Silver

Popcorn Gallery

Time Out: Paintings and Photography by Patrick and Lisa Sieg

Stone Tower Gallery

Recovery Through Creativity

Park View Gallery

The Miraculous in the Mundane

Photoworks Gallery

Evan Goldman

Yellow Barn Gallery




Award-Winning Children's Theater


At the Puppet Co -- Snow White and the 7 Dwarves

When Snow White meets seven vertically challenged bachelors, she discovers that everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses, and that friendship and teamwork make any challenge smaller. June 29 - August 5, 2018.


Playing at Adventure Theatre MTC  -- Tinker Bell

Everyone knows the story of Peter Pan, or at least everyone thinks they do. If you haven't heard it from Tinker Bell's point of view, you have not heard the whole story. June 22 - August 20, 2018. 





•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••


The Washington Post Recommends Glen Echo Park in the Going Out Guide

“A wonderland for kids” - a great description by this Post writer!


How Adventure Theatre MTC is Moving On After the Fire

The Washington Post writes about the damages that Adventure Theatre sustained after a fire on March 2, and how they're moving forward. 






Glen Echo Park Opportunities


Interested in the Labor Day Art Show?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is calling for entries for the 48th Annual Labor Day Art Show. Deadline is August 1. For more information and to fill out an entry form, visit our Labor Day Art Show Call for Entries Page.


Interested in exhibiting at Glen Echo Park Galleries?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is currently accepting exhibition proposals for the Partnership Galleries, including Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery and Park View Gallery, for calendar year 2019.  Visit our Request for Proposal page for details.  The proposal deadline is Friday, September 7.


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


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.