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Art Gallery Exhibition
Greenbelt Community Center
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15 Crescent Road

Open daily,
August 26 - October 27
M-Sa, 9am - 10pm;
Su, 9am - 7pm
(some exceptions may apply)

A Drawing Installation by Amanda Burnham

In celebration of the city’s 80th anniversary, Burnham has created an original, immersive exhibition inspired by the Greenbelt community and its built environment.

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Greenbelt Recreation Department Fall Activity Guide

Find out about fall classes, special events and drop-in facilities for all ages!
Classes begin during or after the week of September 11. 
All programs are open to both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt.

FOL Craft Show

2017 Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair
Deadline to apply: September 29
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

Crafters, fine artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, youth and non-profit groups: applications for booth space at this year’s show will be considered on a rolling basis. Fair takes place December 2 and 3.
Information and applications.

At left: jewelry by Roussell Family Arts


her to stay

Here to Stay: Music of the
Greenbelt Pioneers
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Saturday, September 30, 7pm
Sunday, October 1, 3pm

(part of an Artful Afternoon!)
Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the arrival of Greenbelt’s first residents with a program of 1930s popular music, classic film clips and lively commentary. Hosted by Chris Cherry and pianist Stefan Brodd with additional Greenbelt vocalists.

These performances are FREE, but tickets are required. Call 301-397-2208 or visit the Greenbelt Community Center business office, M-F, 9am - 4:30pm.


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Greenbelt Paint-Out Picnic
Sunday, October 1
(rain date: Sunday,October 8)
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Celebrate Greenbelt’s legacy of both community arts and green space at a FREE outdoor painting and drawing event for all ages!
10am-12pm: check in at the Greenbelt Community Center then enjoy painting and drawing at a variety of locations around the city (maps provided.) Participants will bring their own art supplies.
1pm - 2pm: meet back at the Community Center front lawn for a picnic and art share. Bring a lunch or take advantage of the Farmers Market and local eateries.

In case of inclement weather, call 301-474-0646 for recorded information.



Artful Afternoon
Sunday, October 1

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road
1pm - 3pm: FREE clothespin puppet workshop with Artist in Residence Celestine Ranney-Howes. Materials provided. All ages welcome.
1pm - 4pm: Studio Open and Sale with the Community Center’s Artists in Residence
1pm - 5pm: Greenbelt Museum historic house tours, 10-B Crescent Road, $3
3pm: Performance - Here to Stay: Music of the Greenbelt Pioneers. Free - tickets required. See listing above.

At left: detail, ceramic art tile by Mary Gawlik, Instructor and Artist in Residence


Ceramics Program: Fall Studio Calendars
Check here to see when the rooms are available for open studio time.

Handbuilding/Glaze Room
Wheel Room
Calendars are subject to change.

Gentle reminder: when an adult class is in session, participants may only
enter a studio to access their personal shelves. No entry during children’s classes. Thank you for your courtesy.


knowing hands

Greenbelt Museum ProgramsGreenbelt Museum
Talk and book signing with Jason Reblando,
author of New Deal Utopias

Thursday, October 19, 7:30pm, Greenbelt Community Center

Greenbelt Community Center exhibit (ongoing):
The Knowing Hands that Carve this Stone: The New Deal Art of Lenore Thomas Straus

Historic house tours at 10-B Crescent Road
Sundays, 1-5pm. Admission: $3 or less.

 More information at www.greenbeltmuseum.org

 Greenbelt Theatre

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Discover the Old Greenbelt Theatre, a single-screen house owned by the City of Greenbelt and operated by Friends of Greenbelt Theatre, a community non-profit organization. Films and special programs for all ages!

Learn more at www.greenbelttheatre.org

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City of Greenbelt arts programs are presented with the support of the
Maryland State Council. 

Learn more at www.msac.org

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