Register for Fall/Winter Classes Today!

Registration for Fall & Winter 2016-2017 classes and programs is now open!  Check out new classes in dance and movement, photography, music, and more.  Browse Classes online or download a PDF version of the catalog here to find out when your favorite classes are running!

Visit our CLASSES page for more details >>

National Park Service Centennial Celebration

Join the National Park Service's 100th birthday celebration - Saturday, August 27, 10am to 4pm - at Glen Echo Park. Enjoy youth bands Twenty20 and YAP!, historial reenactors accompanied by the US Army Band, plus antique cars, scavenger hunt and more!

Learn More on our Centennial Event page >>

Labor Day Weekend Festivities

An exciting weekend at the Park!  46th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Open House for classes, and 10th annual Irish Music and Dance Showcase.

Visit our Labor Day Art Show page for more information >>

Visit our Open House page for more information >>

Visit our Irish Music & Dance Showcase page for more information >>


Sign up

today for

Summer Classes & Camps!


Visual arts, music, dance, theatre, and more!

For kids, teens and adults. Check out our classes page to learn more and register.


Download the NEW Fall/Winter Catalog here




Tom Cunningham Orchestra

Join Us for Our Weekend Dances



We offer a variety of social dances Thursday through Sunday each week. Styles include Swing, Blues, Cajun/Zydeco, Contra, Salsa, Ballroom, Tango, Balboa, Family Dance, and Waltz.





See the Labor Day Art Show Before Everyone Else!


RSVP for this special preview of the Labor Day Art Show on September 2, at 6:00 to 7:30pm.

Become a Member or Renew your Membership and receive a special coupon for $10 savings on a purchase from the show. 






Get inspired in our galleries every weekend!


Triple Vision

Popcorn Gallery

Rising Scaffold

Stone Tower Gallery

Movement and Balance; Abstract Drawings of an Internal Life

Park View Gallery

Earth, Water, and Air

Photoworks Gallery

Angela He

Yellow Barn Gallery






Award-Winning Children's Theater


Now showing at Adventure Theatre -- Jumanji

On a dull day, Judy and Peter find a mysterious old board game. Will they ever finish this mysterious magic game and claim Jumanji? June 17 - August 28, 2016. [ Jumanji Jungle in the Park on July 17.]


Now showing at the Puppet Co -- Peter and the Wolf

Based on the Prokofiev's popular tale of good versus evil, performed by Puppet Master Christopher Piper. An introduction to the instruments in the orchestra precedes this story of Peter and his animals friends, and the attempts to capture wily "Old Lupus". July 21 - August 28, 2016.







Glen Echo Park Opportunities


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.





Glen Echo Park In the News

Forest Hills Connection writes about Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company's Jan Tievsky

Jan Tievsky is vice president of the board of one of the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company. Read the article about her career and her return to Glen Echo Park as DTSBDC works with us to expand our dance technique program with new classes!


Nizette Brennan in Washington Sculptors Group Newsletter

Glen Echo Park resident artist Nizette Brennan was featured in a recent Washington Sculptors Group newsletter. She is the director of the Park's  Sculpture Studio. Learn about her public art, her sculpting career, and the places she has worked at in the article!