The Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery, which operates in cooperation with the National Park Service and The Glen Echo Partnership for Arts & Culture, is one of the anchor residences of Glen Echo Park, Maryland. The Yellow Barn was founded in 1994 by Walter Bartman, a nationally recognized teacher and artist who aimed to establish a community of artists. The mission of the Yellow Barn is to provide opportunities to artists of all ages and backgrounds to grow as artists, work in collaboration, and show and sell artwork.
The Yellow Barn accomplishes its mission by offering art classes and workshops throughout the year to students of all levels and abilities. The studio provides a favorable, friendly and encouraging atmosphere in which to learn, explore, and grow. Walter Bartman, resident artist and Director of the Yellow Barn, has assembled a team of dedicated, accomplished, and qualified instructors to complement the programs and classes offered at the Yellow Barn.
The Yellow Barn prides itself on its diverse philosophy of its faculty. Each member brings years of experience successfully working with students. These instructors are chosen for their artistic and educational expertise. They are experts in their fields. They teach a wide range of classes in Oils, Acrylics, Watercolor, and Drawing.
The Yellow Barn has been a great success. Over 9000 students have taken classes and workshops through the studio since 1994. Today there are more than 700 members who support, through their
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812
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Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD, 20812 (this is the intersection of Goldsboro Rd and MacArthur Blvd).
From Northern Virginia, take Route 495 to the exit for the Clara Barton Parkway toward Washington, DC. Take the Exit for Glen Echo. Left at the stop sign on MacArthur Blvd. and left into Glen Echo Park. The Yellow Barn is next to the stone tower.
From Rockville, take 270 South to 495 south toward Northern Virginia. Take the exit for Glen Echo and the Clara Barton Parkway. Exit at Glen Echo and proceed to the stop sign on MacArthur Blvd. Take a left into Glen Echo Park.
From Silver Spring, take East West Highway to Bethesda, turn onto Old Georgetown Road then take a left on Wilson Lane. Follow Wilson Lane for a few miles to MacArthur Blvd. Turn Left onto MacArthur Blvd, then turn right into Glen Echo Park’s free parking lot.
Using Public Transportation, take Montgomery County Ride-On bus #29 operating daily from the Friendship Heights metro station on the Red Line.
For further inquiries relating to directions or Glen Echo Park, please call the National Park Service at: 301-492-6229.
Exhibitions: Gallery open 11 am – 6 pm on weekends
See website for class and workshop times
Sep 5 - Dec 1, 2020
Aug 25 - Nov 30, 2020
Apr 23 - May 28, 2020
Jul 20 - Jul 21, 2019