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 verso VERSO Spray Painting Art Workshop
Springhill Lake Recreation Center, 6101 Cherrywood Lane

Saturday, June 2, 1-3pm

Create a 12” square acrylic art panel with instructor Shaymar Higgs.

Ages 15-18. All styles welcome.

FREE for Greenbelt residents/ $20 non-residents. 

Please register by May 25, activity # 343400-1

puppet  Artful Afternoon
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

All ages welcome - FREE

Sunday, June 3
1-3pm: Birds Gone Wild workshop with Artist in Residence Rachel Cross. Help create a bird-themed, interactive art display!
1-3pm: closing reception for Anna Fine Foer exhibit (see below)
3pm: performance of Rainbow Crow by Beech Tree Puppets
1-4pm: Artists in Residence studio open house and sale
1-5pm: Greenbelt Museum historic house tours ($5 or less) 

 kids on stage Summer Stagecraft Internships

Volunteers ages 15 - adult: learn to create for the stage while building costumes and props for this year’s Creative Kids camp production, Magic in the AtticClick here for stagecraft program information. Contact Nicole DeWald, production designer, for more information: .

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Monthly Art Share
Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

Sunday, June 10, 2-3pm

Teens and adults welcome. All experience levels. FREE! Meet up with fellow artists for a constructive, informal discussion of everyone’s work.

Bring 1-3 pieces in any medium. 

 batik Batik Workshop
Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

Saturday & Sunday, June 16 & 17, 11am-3pm

Create a 2’ square panel of your own design with instructor Omolara McCallister.

Ages 12 to adult. Greenbelt residents: $85/ non-residents $111

See the Summer Activity Guide for complete information.

All materials included. Register for Activity # 353221-1.

 foer exhibit Art Gallery Exhibition
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

Open daily April 4 - June 3

M-Sa, 9am - 10pm; Su, 9am - 7pm (some exceptions may apply) 

Collide-o-Scope: Collages by Anna Fine Foer

Foer uses both digital and manual techniques to create imaginary landscapes with mystical, scientific and ecological themes. Read about this exhibit. 

Closing reception: meet the artist! Sunday, June 3, 1-3pm. 


The Federal Theatre Project and Greenbelt

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road 

Saturday, June 23, 7:00pm. Tickets: $5.00, available in advance at the Greenbelt Community Center business office, 301-397-2208.

A Greenbelt 80th anniversary multi-media event! Includes a presentation on the history of the WPA’s Federal Threatre Project and a performance of Betty Smith’s What are You Going to Be? followed by an exhibit reception. Additional performance on June 24 at 3pm.

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Greenbelt Recreation Department Summer Activity Guide

Find out about activities, events and drop-in facilities for all ages!
Programs open now for both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt.

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Greenbelt Recreation Spring and Summer Camp Guide

Dance, theater, visual art and more. Arts camps available for youth ages 3 1/2 - 17.

Programs are open to both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt.

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Art Social - Book a Workshop for your Group!

Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

Creative outings for youth and adults. Make: functional, hand-built ceramics; paintings on canvas; or whimsical soaps with an undersea, gemstone or popsicle and cupcake theme. Art Social workshop information.

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Artward Bound - Badge Workshops for Scouts!

Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road

Brownies, Juniors, Cadets and Seniors. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Camp Fire also welcome! Workshops include: comic book artistry, painting, drawing, book making, jewelry, textiles, pottery, music and dance. View the Artward Bound scout workshop brochure.


Ceramics Program: Spring 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.


Greenbelt Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair

Applications are now live for our 2018 fair which will take place on December 1 and 2.

Follow the links below for additional information or to apply:
Professional fine artists and artisans
Youth artists and artisans (ages 18 and under)
Writers, musicians and filmmakers
Non-profit organizations (100% of proceeds going to the organization)

Applications are due by September 28. Admissions will be made on a rolling basis.

At left: tea bowls by Artist in Residence Karen Arrington 


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Greenbelt Museum Programs

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: $5 or less.

 More programs and information at Greenbelt Museum

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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, including events celebrating Greenbelt's 80th Anniversary.

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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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