March 2017 - Special Events & Concerts

Animal Storytime at the Aquarium

March 1 and 15, 11 - 11:30am

1st and 3rd Wednesdays

Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Recommended Ages: Ages 2-5 with adult

Location: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Admission: $6 admission

Contact Phone: 301.955.6256



Join us for the NEW Animal Storytime at the Glen Echo Park Aquarium!  On first and third Wednesdays, starting in March, ages 2-5 with adult, will enjoy an aquatic themed storytime session.  Stay to explore the Aquarium exhibits and touch tank until 12pm.


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Careers in the Arts Workshop

Sunday, March 5, 12:30pm

Arcade 202

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership and ARTriculate

Location: Arcade 202

Admission: Free

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222



Are you a creative student?

Learn about Careers in the Arts!


Broaden your horizons, come to a free one hour workshop for students like you to learn about different careers in the arts.

Introduces you to a full spectrum of art careers, many of which combine "traditional" subjects with art, such as Biomedical Illustration.  Find your passion in a profession.


Workshops are also offered Saturday, February 25, 12:30pm, and Tuesday, February 28, 6:15pm.


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Gills Club at the Aquarium

March 18, 10 - 11:30am

Arcade 202

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Recommended Ages: Ages 5-12

Location: Arcade 202

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: 301.955.6256



The Glen Echo Park Aquarium, in partnership with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy is proud to offer youth the opportunity to become fascinated by sharks through Gills Club events.  Gills Club is a STEM-based education initiative dedicated to connecting girls with female scientists from around the world, sharing knowledge and inspiring shark and ocean conservation. The Gills Club encourages girls to take an interest in sharks and inspires them to become advocates for conservation.


Various interactive activities, experiments, a live shark and a talk led by the Aquarium’s own female shark researcher will help to expand your child’s knowledge about sharks.  The first Gills Club meeting will be held on Saturday March 18th from 10-11:30 am.  Participation is free, however, space is limited and preregistration is required. This program is for kids (girls and boys) ages 5-12.

RSVP HERE  Registration Currently Closed/ Program Full (2.22.17)

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Alternative Photo Revolution

March 28, 2017

Tuesday, 1pm to 9pm

Reception: 6pm to 9pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership, Photoworks Gallery and Dylan Ellis Gallery

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: Free



Photoworks Gallery, Dylan Ellis Gallery and the Glen Echo Park Partnership are pleased to present Alternative Photo RevolutionCombining contemporary photography with historical photo printmaking processes, the Alternative Photo Revolution is one of a kind. Printed in Toronto by Bob Carnie Printmaking this group show features photographers from across North America. Hitting the road at the end of March, Alt will be popping up in Glen Echo, Maryland then New Orleans before returning home to the Dylan Ellis Gallery.

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Tuesday, March 28, 6 to 9pm


Ballroom Back Room