December 2020 - All Events

VIRTUAL - Online Classes

Ongoing

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture

Contact Email: registrar@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

https://www.ssreg.com/glenechopark/

 


 

Many of our classes at Glen Echo Park have gone online!  We now offer more than 50 classes for kids, teens, and adults online, including classes presented by the Yellow Barn Studio, Washington Conservatory of Music, Photoworks, and Adventure Theatre MTC.  

 

Visit our Online Classes page to browse and sign up for online classes!

 

NEW!  FALL 2020

Our Fall Classes catalog will be published online on August 11.  Visit our Classes page for more detailed information.

 

VIRTUAL - Saturday Art Explorers

ANYTIME! Online!

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture

Recommended Ages: Kids 10 & Under

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

 


 

Saturday Art Explorers GOES VIRTUAL!  Visit our Saturday Art Explorers page for video tutorials and materials lists for art projects at home! New projects bi-weekly. 

 

Visit the Saturday Art Explorers page:

Virtual STEAM

ANYTIME! Online!

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture

Recommended Ages: Kids 10 & Under

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

 


 

NEW Virtual STEAM Projects Series

(STEM + Art = STEAM!)

Art Meets Science in Short Experiments for Parents & Children

 

Visit the Virtual STEAM page page:

A new project series will be available at the end of June.

VIRTUAL - Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Thursday, December 3, 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Admission: Free

Contact Name: Jamie Platt

Contact Email: dancingplanet@erols.com

http://dancingplanetproductions.com/folkdance.htm

 


 

Please join Glen Echo Folk Dancers for virtual dance and class via Zoom!  The lesson will be from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, with request dancing will be from 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm.


These Zoom dances will take place weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 pm.  

 

Join the Zoom Meeting for the streaming event!

Meeting ID: 871 5265 1884

Password: 145

 

VIRTUAL - Words Out Loud: A Spoken Word Series

Friday, December 4, 7:30 pm

Presenter: Words Out Loud

Contact Email: philipwexler@msn.com

Contact Phone: 240-899-6514

 


 

Please join Words Out Loud, A Spoken Word Series, as they take their monthly event virtually via Zoom!  

 

December's event features Susana H. Case and Martha Addy Young.

 

Susana H. Case is the author of seven books of poetry. Dead Shark on the N Train, from Broadstone Books (2020), is her newest. It won a Pinnacle Book Award for Best Poetry Book and a NYC Big Book Awards Distinguished Favorite. Drugstore Blue, from Five Oaks Press, won an Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY). She is also the author of five chapbooks, two of which won poetry prizes. Her poems appear widely in magazines and anthologies. Dr. Case is a Professor and Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City.  See more at susanahcase.com. 

 

Martha Addy Young is the recipient of two Individual Artist Grants from the Washington D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and a Poet Fellowship from the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. She was the runner-up for the Bellevue Literary Review’s poetry prize, and a finalist for the Larry Neal Writer’s Award and the Crosswinds Poetry Award. Her poem Dusk in Dupont Circle was recently featured in Poetry Daily. She holds an MFA from the University of Maryland.

 

Join the Zoom Meeting for the streaming event!

Meeting ID:  876 4770 1054

 

VIRTUAL - Friday Night Dancers

Friday, December 4 at 8:30pm

Presenter: Friday Night Dancers

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@fridaynightdance.org

https://www.fridaynightdance.com/dances/virtual-dance

 


 

Join Friday Night Dancers for a virtual contra dance! Live music from Sugar Beat with Elke Baker (fiddle), Marc Glickman (piano), Susan Brandt (flute) from Charlie Pilzer’s Studio. Caller Greg Frock & Host Perry Shafran. Dancing starts at 8:30pm on Zoom.


These Zoom dances take place weekly on Fridays at 8:30 pm. Check Friday Night Dancers' Facebook website for information about their virtual dances HERE.

 

Holiday Art Show 2020

November 21, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Saturday-Sunday, 12pm to 6pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

Location: Stone Tower Gallery & Popcorn Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

http://glenechopark.org/holidayartshow2020

 


With so many unique gifts, the Holiday Art Show & Sale is a great place to shop for everyone on your holiday list! The show features work by resident artists, instructors, and invited artists and includes glass, ceramics, jewelry, photographs, paintings, and more.

 

Exhibition Opening

Saturday, November 21, 12pm-6pm

 

Winter Outdoor Pottery Market at Glen Echo Park

December 5, 2020

Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Pottery

Location: Cuddle Up Pavilion

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info.glenechopottery@gmail.com

Contact Phone: (301) 229-5585

http://www.glenechopottery.com/

 


Join Glen Echo Pottery at their outdoor market. Browse through pottery pieces created by over 35 potters. The perfect place for one of a kind artwork. Masks and social distancing will be enforced. Credit cards and checks will be accepted.

 

The Winter Outdoor Pottery Market at Glen Echo Park will be in compliance with all Montgomery County Covid restrictions. Crowd size will be monitored to ensure safe distancing, and all will be wearing masks. We are maintaining awareness of county policy changes, and will adapt as needed to provide a safe experience for potters and shoppers.

 

Bad weather date: December 12, 10am - 4pm

 

VIRTUAL - Argentine Tango & Milonga

Sunday, December 6, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tango Brillante DC

Contact Email: rene_f_davila@yahoo.com

https://www.facebook.com/Tango.Brillante.DC/

 


 

Please join Tango Brillante DC as they present weekly Argentine tango & milonga lessons and musical performances. 

 

Please check Tango Brillante's Facebook page weekly, as new events will be added every Sunday!

 

Visit Tango Brillante DC's Facebook page for the streaming events!

 

VIRTUAL - Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Thursday, December 10, 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Admission: Free

Contact Name: Jamie Platt

Contact Email: dancingplanet@erols.com

http://dancingplanetproductions.com/folkdance.htm

 


 

Please join Glen Echo Folk Dancers for virtual dance and class via Zoom!  The lesson will be from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, with request dancing will be from 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm.


These Zoom dances will take place weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 pm.  

 

Join the Zoom Meeting for the streaming event!

Meeting ID: 871 5265 1884

Password: 145

 

Coffee and Critique

Sunday, December 13, 10am - 2pm

Presenter: Photoworks

Location: Photoworks

Admission: Free

https://glenechophotoworks.org/coffee-critique/

 


 

A monthly Sunday morning Coffee and Critique is one of Photoworks’ most popular events.

Show photos for informal feedback by a Photoworks faculty member, or just attend to take part in a lively and thoughtful conversation about fresh work from fellow photographers.

The event is always free. It’s a great way to get feedback on your work and meet others who are passionate about photography.

Coffee and Critique is virtual until further notice. Join on Zoom! Get the Zoom room information when you register HERE.

VIRTUAL - Argentine Tango & Milonga

Sunday, December 13, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tango Brillante DC

Contact Email: rene_f_davila@yahoo.com

https://www.facebook.com/Tango.Brillante.DC/

 


 

Please join Tango Brillante DC as they present weekly Argentine tango & milonga lessons and musical performances. 

 

Please check Tango Brillante's Facebook page weekly, as new events will be added every Sunday!

 

Visit Tango Brillante DC's Facebook page for the streaming events!

 

VIRTUAL - New Columbia Swing Social Hour

Tuesday, December 15, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Presenter: New Columbia Swing

https://newcolumbiaswing.org/

 


 

Tune in every third Tuesday of the month to join New Columbia Swing and the swing dance community for a virtual social hour!  

 

Visit New Columbia Swing's Facebook page for more information about the streaming event!

 

While we can’t be together in person, we’re bringing you online classes & events, virtual exhibitions, at-home activities for kids, and more!  Please, #StayConnectedGEP!

Stay Connected HERE
 

VIRTUAL - Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Thursday, December 17, 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Admission: Free

Contact Name: Jamie Platt

Contact Email: dancingplanet@erols.com

http://dancingplanetproductions.com/folkdance.htm

 


 

Please join Glen Echo Folk Dancers for virtual dance and class via Zoom!  The lesson will be from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, with request dancing will be from 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm.


These Zoom dances will take place weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 pm.  

 

Join the Zoom Meeting for the streaming event!

Meeting ID: 871 5265 1884

Password: 145

 

VIRTUAL - Friday Night Dancers

Friday, December 18 at 8:30pm

Presenter: Friday Night Dancers

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@fridaynightdance.org

https://www.fridaynightdance.com/dances/virtual-dance

 


 

Join Friday Night Dancers for a virtual contra dance! Live music from Waverley Station (Liz Donaldson, Ralph Gordon, and David Knight) from Charlie Pilzer's studio. Caller Andrea Nettleton & Host Perry Shafran. Dancing starts at 8:30pm on Zoom.


These Zoom dances take place weekly on Fridays at 8:30 pm. Check Friday Night Dancers' Facebook website for information about their virtual dances HERE.

 

VIRTUAL - Argentine Tango & Milonga

Sunday, December 20, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tango Brillante DC

Contact Email: rene_f_davila@yahoo.com

https://www.facebook.com/Tango.Brillante.DC/

 


 

Please join Tango Brillante DC as they present weekly Argentine tango & milonga lessons and musical performances. 

 

Please check Tango Brillante's Facebook page weekly, as new events will be added every Sunday!

 

Visit Tango Brillante DC's Facebook page for the streaming events!

 

VIRTUAL - Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Thursday, December 24, 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Admission: Free

Contact Name: Jamie Platt

Contact Email: dancingplanet@erols.com

http://dancingplanetproductions.com/folkdance.htm

 


 

Please join Glen Echo Folk Dancers for virtual dance and class via Zoom!  The lesson will be from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, with request dancing will be from 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm.


These Zoom dances will take place weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 pm.  

 

Join the Zoom Meeting for the streaming event!

Meeting ID: 871 5265 1884

Password: 145

 

VIRTUAL - Argentine Tango & Milonga

Sunday, December 27, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tango Brillante DC

Contact Email: rene_f_davila@yahoo.com

https://www.facebook.com/Tango.Brillante.DC/

 


 

Please join Tango Brillante DC as they present weekly Argentine tango & milonga lessons and musical performances. 

 

Please check Tango Brillante's Facebook page weekly, as new events will be added every Sunday!

 

Visit Tango Brillante DC's Facebook page for the streaming events!

 

VIRTUAL - Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Thursday, December 31, 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Admission: Free

Contact Name: Jamie Platt

Contact Email: dancingplanet@erols.com

http://dancingplanetproductions.com/folkdance.htm

 


 

Please join Glen Echo Folk Dancers for virtual dance and class via Zoom!  The lesson will be from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, with request dancing will be from 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm.


These Zoom dances will take place weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 pm.  

 

Join the Zoom Meeting for the streaming event!

Meeting ID: 871 5265 1884

Password: 145