Resident Artists & Organizations
Learn about some of the early artists in the Park!
(1970s - early 1980s)
Adventure Theatre MTC, founded in 1951, is the longest-running theatre program for children and families in the Washington metropolitan area.
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 ran by Paul Swartwood.
Founded over thirty years ago, Glen Echo Pottery is a year-round pottery school offering both adult and teen classes.
J. Jordan Bruns is a resident visual artist in the Park's historic Chautauqua Tower.
Photoworks is a unique community resource for student and professional photographers.
Playgroup in the Park is a collaborative learning program connecting children, parents, teachers and pedagogy.
The Puppet Co. is an award-winning resident children's puppet theater.
Blair Anderson’s SilverWorks Studio & Gallery opened in Glen Echo Park in December 2009.
Washington Conservatory of Music opened in 2009, putting music “center stage” at the Park.
The Yellow Barn Studio is the Park's resident painting and drawing studio.
The Young Creative Spirit is the children’s art center residency at Glen Echo Park.
Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc.
7300 MacArthur Blvd. | Glen Echo, MD 20812 | Phone & Recorded Info: 301-634-2222 | Inclement weather: 301-320-2330
Featured in the 2015/2016 Catalogue for Philanthropy. "One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region."