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 >>

Spring/Summer Registration Now Open

Are you ready to sign up for that art class you've always been meaning to take? Or have you been coming to Glen Echo Park for years and love our programs? Either way, you'll find something in our Spring/Summer catalog!

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>

Visit our CAMPS page for more details >>

Staying in town for the 4th?

If you're in town for July 4th week and you have kids, sign them up for one of our 4-day camps! Choose an always-popular fine arts or calligraphy camp. Or if you don't want a 4-day camp, try mini-camps with Glen Echo Park Aquarium. 

Check out our camps page and sign your kids up today >>


Sign up today for

a Class!


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.


Summer Camps Now Starting!  



Craig Gildner

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Saturday evening: swing dance with Craig Gildner and the Ivy City 6!


Weekly social dances include blues, contra & square, swing, waltz, and tango.




Crystal Gala was the Best Ever!


The Crystal Gala on May 19 was a wonderful success! More than 340 area residents and corporate and community leaders joined us to honor philanthropist Jeffrey Z. Slavin. Overall, the event raised a record of more than $158,000 to support the Park and launch a scholarship and transportation fund.




Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Arigato, 10 Years at Glen Echo Park

Popcorn Gallery

Super America: Paintings and Prints by Ric Garcia

Stone Tower Gallery

Inside the Garden Walls: Botanical Art by Anne Clippinger and Joan Ducore

Park View Gallery


Photoworks Gallery

Paintings of Italy

Yellow Barn Gallery




Award-Winning Children's Theater


At the Puppet Co -- Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty combines romance and adventure in a story of fairies, frogs, kings and queens, and of course, a sleeping princess and the gallant prince destined to find her. May 12 - June 24, 2018.


Coming Soon at Adventure Theatre MTC  -- Tinker Bell

Everyone knows the story of Peter Pan, or at least everyone thinks they do. If you haven't heard it from Tinker Bell's point of view, you have not heard the whole story. June 22 - August 20, 2018. 





•••••  Glen Echo Park News  •••••


The Washington Post Recommends Glen Echo Park in the Going Out Guide

“A wonderland for kids” - a great description by this Post writer!


How Adventure Theatre MTC is Moving On After the Fire

The Washington Post writes about the damages that Adventure Theatre sustained after a fire on March 2, and how they're moving forward. 






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 Fall and Winter 2018-2019 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 May 8 for consideration for the Fall//Winter 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.