Glen Echo Park

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Glen Echo Park is one of the finest cultural resources in the Washington, DC area. It is home to 14 resident artists and arts organizations, a thriving social dance program, a restored 1921 Dentzel Carousel, two award-winning children's theaters, a weekend drop-in art program for children, numerous art studios and galleries, a nature program, and hundreds of classes in visual and performing arts, including ceramics, painting, photography, glass, music, dance, and more. These activities, as well as free summer concerts, festivals, and special events bring thousands of visitors to the Park each year.

Upcoming Events

Spoken Word/Open Mic Event

Poets Gary Stein and Jay Hall Carpenter read from their poetry. Includes open mic and literary trivia quiz. Gary Stein’s poems have appeared or are...

2/7 7:30pm

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