Holiday Art Show & Sale

Visit our annual Holiday Art Show & Sale  in the Popcorn Gallery and Stone Tower Gallery. The show features work by resident artists, instructors, and invited artists and includes glass, ceramics, jewelry, photographs, paintings, and more. 

Visit our Holiday Art Show page for hours and details >>

Fall & Winter Classes 

Registration for Fall & Winter 2017-2018 classes and programs is now open. Check out all your favorites in visual arts, music, dance and more - and new classes in social dance styles and early childhood programs.

Visit our CLASSES 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 >>


Sign up today for

Fall/Winter Classes!






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.

Workshops are offered in nearly every category! 



Moonshine Rhythm Club

Join Us

for Our




Saturday: Swing dance with the Moonshine Rhythm Club


We offer a variety of social dances each week. Styles include Swing, Blues, Contra, Tango, Waltz, Ballroom, and Balboa. 




Make Your

Year-End Gift



Support Glen Echo Park with a year-end contribution at any level today!


Your gift will inspire creativity and delight in the arts each and every day in the coming year!




Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Holiday Art Show & Sale

Popcorn Gallery

Holiday Art Show & Sale

Stone Tower Gallery

Mosaics: One Piece at a Time

Park View Gallery

Coffee & Critique - Open Shutter

Photoworks Gallery

23rd Annual Friends of the Yellow Barn Members Show

Yellow Barn Gallery  




Award-Winning Children's Theater


Playing at the Puppet Co -- The Nutcracker

A Washington Tradition for 26 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie's favorite toy and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. November 24 - December 31, 2017.


Playing at Adventure Theatre MTC  -- Frosty the Snow Man

Do you want to build a snowman? How about watching him spring to life in front of you for one day of adventures before he melts away? In this merry wintertime romp, chock-full of chuckles and comic antics, Frosty dances into the hearts of kids and adults alike. November 17 - December 31, 2017.





•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••


CultureSpot MC Writes About "Circus!" at the Puppet Co.

CultureSpot MC writes about Puppet Co.'s show "Circus!" and how this puppet show has been in Christopher Piper's family. Read to learn about how Piper's parents made the puppets and traveled around the United States with them.


Broadway World DC Writes a Review on "Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook"

Broadway World Washington D.C. writes about the actors' performances and how the set adds to the story. Read to see how this play is something that people of all ages will enjoy.






Glen Echo Park Opportunities


Interested in Teaching at Glen Echo Park?

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is currently accepting course proposals for classes for our Spring and Summer 2018 term. Check out our Proposal Information to learn more and apply.  You may also apply using an online form. New proposals must be received by November 1 for consideriation for the Spring/Summer print catalog.


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.