September 21, 2019 - All Events

SilverWorks Studio & Gallery


Monday through Sunday - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Presenter: SilverWorks Studio & Gallery

Location: SilverWorks Studio

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2228



SilverWorks Studio & Gallery is a working silversmith studio and includes an ongoing exhibition, as well as sales, of the work of artist-in-residence Blair Anderson.



Saturdays - 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Presenter: Glassworks

Location: Caretaker's Cottage

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2280



Glassworks began as the Washington DC area's first glass school. Classes are taught year-round for both new and advanced students. During open studio hours view artists and work and purchase beautiful hand-blown glass.

Art Glass Center at Glen Echo


Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Presenter: Art Glass Center at Glen Echo

Location: Art Glass Center



The Art Glass Center gallery's ongoing exhibitions feature the work of resident artists Diane Cabe, Christine Hekimian, Michele Rubin, Bev and Zayde Sleph, and Janet Wittenberg. Sculpture, vessels, functional art, and jewelry are also for sale. Classes are taught year-round for both new and advanced students.

Glen Echo Pottery

Ongoing (April through December 24)

Saturday & Sunday - 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Presenter: Glen Echo Pottery

Location: Glen Echo Pottery Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: (301) 229-5585



Glen Echo Pottery presents ongoing exhibitions in the Glen Echo Pottery gallery. These feature a special selection of work by resident artists, instructors, and students. The gallery is open Saturdays and Sundays, 12 to 5pm April through December.  

Elephant & Piggie's "We are in a Play!"

September 20 to October 27, 2019

Presenter: Adventure Theatre MTC

Recommended Ages: Ages 4+

Location: Adventure Theatre

Contact Phone: 301-634-2270



The award-winning, best-selling children's books jumps from page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget! Gerald and Piggie are "bestus" friends, with Gerald taking care of all the worrying and Piggie living her best life. Piggie’s even happier and more excited than usual. They’re going to a party hosted by the Squirrelles! And so begins a day when anything is possible.


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Free Workshop: Creative Students and the College Application Process

Saturday, September 21, 3:30pm

Arcade 302/303

Presenter: ARTriculate and the Glen Echo Park Partnership

Location: Arcade 302/303

Admission: Free

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222


For students interested in performing or visual arts and digital media, start thinking about your college admissions now!


This FREE workshop is for students who want to integrate their creative interests when they search for their "best fit" colleges. Learn about different college admissions pathways and determine where experts might help reduce the stress and set your student up for success.


We'll discuss:

  • Careers in visual arts, performing arts and digital media
  • Finding your “best fit” degrees, programs and colleges
  • What's changed since parents applied to college


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DANCE PARTY with Soul Crackers

Saturday, September 21, 8:00 pm - midnight

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Spanish Ballroom

Admission: Advance: $15; Door: $20; $15 Partnership members & students

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The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents a DANCE PARTY with the renowned Soul Crackers in the historic Spanish Ballroom. The music encompasses Memphis & Motown soul, and features timeless songs by artists like Jr. Walker, Otis Redding, and Sam & Dave. Over their 35-year career, the Soul Crackers have performed at The White House and throughout the VA, MD, DC area at notable venues.


A beginner dance lesson with Clyde Wright & Sacha Baniel-Stark will run from 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and is included in the cost of admission.  Following the lesson, dancing runs from 9:00 pm to midnight. 


Come to dance, or to listen to the music, or both! 


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