Resident Artists & Organizations



CLICK on the video above to learn about some of the early artists 

at Glen Echo Park (1970s) who are still teaching and creating today!

Adventure Theatre MTC

Adventure Theatre MTC is the longest-running theatre program for children and families in the Washington metropolitan area.


Art Glass Center at Glen Echo

The Art Glass Center at Glen Echo is a school, a resource center, and a gallery for kiln-formed glass.


Glen Echo Glassworks is a dynamic glass studio and education center directed by resident artist Paul Swartwood.



Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Glen Echo Park Aquarium presents family programs, exhibits and camps.


Glen Echo Pottery

Founded over thirty years ago, Glen Echo Pottery is a year-round pottery school offering both adult and teen classes.


PAGE Program

PAGE is an arts-enriched early childhood program for ages 1-4 with parent or caregiver.




Photoworks is a unique community resource for student and professional photographers. 


the Puppet Co.

The Puppet Co. is an award-winning resident children's puppet theater.


Sculpture Studio

The Sculpture Studio is dedicated to providing the community with the space, materials, tools, and skills to create sculpture. 



Blair Anderson’s SilverWorks Studio & Gallery opened in Glen Echo Park in December 2009.



Stone Tower Studio

The Stone Tower Studio hosts visual artists in the Park's historic Chautauqua Tower.



Washington Conservatory of Music

Washington Conservatory of Music opened in 2009, putting music “center stage” at the Park.



Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery

The Yellow Barn Studio is the Park's resident painting and drawing studio.


Young Creative Spirit

The Young Creative Spirit is the children’s art center residency at Glen Echo Park.