Have you seen the new exhibition in the Popcorn Gallery? Visit this weekend to see stunning glass art by Glen Echo Glassworks. An exhibition opening will be held Saturday from 5pm - 8pm. The gallery will be open Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to 6pm.

Check out Photoworks' new online exhibition Official Unofficial: Photographs of Washington DC. This show challenges our assumptions about the nation’s capital, juxtaposing iconic images from the halls of political power with more intimate photographs of daily life in the District of Columbia.

We continue to have more in-person dances at the Park, including for this weekend Tango and Swing. Put your dancing shoes on a join us! (See the links below to learn about COVID-19 policies for each dance.)

You'll find all the details and links for these activities, upcoming classes, and more below.

In the Galleries

Glen Echo Glassworks: Back to the Fire
Popcorn Gallery
October 9 - November 14, 2021

Ephraim Rubenstein: Recent Paintings and Drawings
Stone Tower Gallery
October 9 - November 14, 2021

The Animals Around Us
Park View Gallery
October 9 - November 28, 2021

Check our website for more information and gallery hours.
Social Dances
Our wonderful dance presenting partners continue to offer online events and in-person!

Saturday, October 16 at 7:30pm

Check Friday Night Dancers' page for more information and Zoom room.
In-Person Swing Dance

Saturday, October 16
9pm to midnight

For more information, questions about the dance, register, or for Covid precautions, click button below.
In-Person Tango & Milonga

Sunday, October 17
Tango lesson, 6:30-7:30pm
Milonga lesson, 7:30-8:30pm
Social dancing, 8:30-11pm

Check Tango Brilliante's Facebook page for pricing, Covid procedures, and more information.
Find Your Class in the Fall Digital Catalog!
Click here to browse the Fall 2021 digital catalog or go to our Classes & Camps page to learn more about online registration and the types of classes we offer.
Click here for more information about online registration.
Upcoming Adult & Teen Classes
Yellow Barn

Approaching Abstract: Watercolor, Gouache & Collage
Fri, 1-3:30pm, Oct 15 - Dec 10

High School Portfolio
Fri, 4-6:30pm, Oct 15 - Nov 19

Intermediate Glassblowing
Wed, 6:30-10pm, Oct 20 - Nov 10
Mixed Media

Mixed Media/Collage Workshop
Sun, 1-4pm, Oct 17
Washington Conservatory of Music

Beginning Irish Bodhran
Mon, 5:30-6:30pm, Oct 18 - Nov 22

Skills: Introduction to Lightroom
Thurs, 7-9pm, Oct 14 - Nov 18

Workshop: Printing Photographs on Alternative Papers with Inkjet Printers
Thurs, 1-3pm, Oct 14

Workshop: Glen Echo Night Photography
Wed, 7-9:30pm, Oct 20
Official Unofficial: Photographs of Washington DC
Official/Unofficial: Photographs of Washington DC challenges our assumptions about the nation’s capital, juxtaposing iconic images from the halls of political power with more intimate photographs of daily life in the District of Columbia. The exhibit portrays a complex and exceptional city in which the official and the unofficial co-exist, and sometimes clash, in extraordinary ways.

This is an online exhibition.
Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery
The Colors of My World
Regina Williams
October 16 - 17, 12pm - 5pm
Reception: October 17, 7pm - 9pm
Glen Echo Pottery Gallery

The Glen Echo Pottery Gallery is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am until 4 pm through December 19, 2021. Masks are required inside our Gallery.

The Gallery displays the work of 28 Instructors and advanced students at the Pottery.
Art Glass Center Gallery

The Art Glass Center gallery is open once again. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, noon - 4pm.
Glen Echo Park Aquarium

The Glen Echo Park Aquarium is open by appointment ONLY! Call or text 571-334-8713 to schedule a visit.
Adventure Theatre MTC
September 17 - October 31

Join Adventure Theatre for their first in-theatre show of the season! Tickets on sale now.
the Puppet Co.
Witch Wartsmith’s Halloween Spooktacular
September 30-October 31

Tickets are now on sale for the in-person performance of Witch Wartsmith's Halloween Spooktacular.
Praline at Glen Echo Park is Open!

Praline is open on weekends now! Cafe hours are Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm.
Support the Park!

Support the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture through the Combined Federal Campaign#71123

Thank you for your support!
Visit our Stay Connected page each week to see everything that's going virtual.
The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council ( and also by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County ( All programs are produced in cooperation with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland.