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“Mirror to the World” is being celebrated as much for its opening as for its closing. Photographer Frank Van Riper, who initiated the Glen Echo Photoworks documentary photography exhibit in 2009, served as curator for its final run. Riper, a senior faculty member at Photoworks, author and award-winning photographer, conceived of the ongoing exhibit View more
While remixing songs is nothing new to our ears, the visual equivalent is on display at Glen Echo Park’s “Sculpture REMIX 2017: Craft/Technology/Art” exhibit. On display through April 30, the artists’ mandate was to take existing materials from their studios—lengths of wood, photos, aluminum scraps--and tweak them in some way to create something ne View more
This year, Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park is celebrating its 65th anniversary of offering professional shows for the young and young at heart. Since merging in 2012 with the Musical Theater Center---and changing its name to Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC)— the nonprofit expanded its mission to include training children aspiring to a life on the View more
“Tower in Three,” a sculpture by Barbara Liotta on display in the Glen Echo Park Stone Tower Gallery, more than lives up to the challenge of creating art inspired by space.
Song, dance and a bit of poetry bring to life a fairytale world of magic spells, good and evil, and love and betrayal in the world premiere musical, “Ella Enchanted,” on stage at Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park.
In tune with the magic of the holiday season, Adventure Theatre (AT) is welcoming audiences into the fantasy world of Narnia. “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” the first volume of C.S. Lewis' “The Chronicles of Narnia,” will be onstage from Dec. 2 to 31 in Glen Echo Park.
Five will be the magic number on Wednesday, Dec. 7, when each of the county’s five Whole Foods Markets (WFM) locations will partner with five county-based arts organizations for a Community 5% Day to fund youth arts education. WFM will donate 5 percent of the day’s sales to the organizations--Strathmore, Imagination Stage, Metropolitan Ballet Theat View more
Nick Olcott has vivid memories of his childhood. In fact, he believes he directs so many children's theater productions because he can recall what it was like to be a child. One of his most formative memories came when his brother took his beloved stuffed chimp Zippy, fashioned a parachute out of a plastic bag, put its arms through the holes and th View more
To call the pieces featured in “Contrasts” mere “glass” would be a vast understatement. These works by local artists Jane Callen and Janet Wittenberg are alive with meaning, depth and astonishing beauty.
This fall, dance enthusiasts will have the opportunity to learn from members of one of the metropolitan area’s most prominent contemporary dance companies at Glen Echo Park.
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