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Arts classes, workshops and events for all ages 
Check out our quarterly Activity Guide! 

Fall registration is currently OPEN for both residents and non-residents of Greenbelt. Complete a fillable form and register by mail or in person at the Greenbelt Community Center business office, register online, or call 301-474-2208 for registration assistance. If a class you are interested in is already full, sign up for the waitlist! New sections can sometimes be added.

Art Share
Monthly Art Shares

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road. Rm 113.
Friday, September 13, 7-8pm
Sunday, October 13, 2-3pm
Friday, November 15, 7-8pm
Sunday, December 15, 2-3pm

Meet up with fellow artists for a constructive, informal discussion of everyone’s work. Teens and adults welcome. All experience levels. FREE! Bring 1-3 pieces in any medium. At your option, bring a snack to share.

 Apply Now for the Festival of Lights
Juried Art and Craft Fair
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road
Rolling admissions through September 27
Show dates: December 7 and 8

Open to fine artists and artisans, writers, musicians, filmmakers and non-profit groups. Young artists and crafters also welcome! 
Art and Craft Fair information and applications


Artful Afternoon

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road. 
FREE! All ages welcome.

Sunday, October 6, 1-4pm. Times vary for individual activities.
1pm: Alight Dance Theater performs "Faerie". Putting a lens to centuries of story-telling, Alight explores the power of belief, investigates stereotypes, and celebrates the value of unique identity. (Ages 6-adult: you can participate in this show! See page 3 of the
                                                      Fall Activity Guide for rehearsal information.)
2pm and 3pm: Clothespin faerie craft workshops. Follow this link to reserve your seat! Guests will also be welcome on a walk-up basis while space and supplies last. 
1:30 - 3:30pm: Reception for the gallery exhibition "Co:Structure" with Bobby Coleman and Kathy Guo (see listing below)
1-4pm: Artists in Residence studio open house and art market 

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Community Arts Mixer:
Meet the Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC)

Co-sponsored by the Greenbelt Arts Advisory Board, PGAHC and Greenbelt Recreation
Tuesday, October 15, 5-7pm. New Deal Cafe: 113 Centerway. 
FREE. Reserve your seat here. Presentation begins at around 5:30pm. 

Meet representatives of the PGAHC and learn about their programs. Hear about their upcoming "Prince George's Got Talent" showcase and brunch on Sunday, October 27, 11am-3pm; for showcase tickets, partnership and ad opportunities, contact Brianna Holmes at


Parent's Night Out

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road
New location - Ground Floor East suite: enter at the
circle at the far end of the upper parking lot.

Friday, October 11, 5:30-8:30pm Activity #433222-2 
Friday, November 8, 5:30-8:30pm Activity #433222-3 
Friday, December 13, 5:30-8:30pm Activity #433222-4 


Children ages 4-12 enjoy art activities and a pizza dinner while you have a night out! $20 Greenbelt residents/ $25 non-residents. Register online or complete a fillable form and register by mail or in person at the Greenbelt Community Center business office. 

Empty Bowl

Empty Bowls: Fundraiser to Support 
Community Food Assistance and More

Co-sponsored by Greenbelt Pottery Group and the 
Greenbelt Community Church.
Sunday, November 3; seatings at 4:30pm and 6:30pm. 
Greenbelt Community Church: 1 Hillside Road.
Tickets: $25; includes a meal and a locally made bowl of your choice. To purchase tickets, call 301-345-8755. Advance purchase recommended. Proceeds benefit Help by Phone. 

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FREE Professional Development Workshop

Top Ten Business Strategies for Artists:
Increase Your Client Volume and the Visibility of Your Work
Sunday, November 10, 4pm.
Greenbelt Community Center. 
Reserve your seat here.

Explore the most important strategies for sustaining and growing the business side of your visual arts practice, including branding tactics, the 
elements of effective marketing materials and sales strategies.     Presenter: consultant Danielle Glosser of Client Raiser, LLC. 

Arts Educators Show (2)Exhibition:
Greenbelt Celebrates Arts Educators

City Council chambers, Greenbelt Municipal Building
25 Crescent Road, second floor
On View through September 26
Open M-F, 8:30am - 4:30pm when not reserved. Contact Anne Marie Belton to confirm the daily schedule:, 301-474-8000. 

See the personal artwork of Greenbelt arts educators including: Jennifer Acree, Kate Conrad, Sally Davies, Mary Gawlik, Ingrid Cowan Hass, Racquel Keller and Chrissy Wilkin. 

Image: "Daddy Drives" by Sally Davies

Kathy Guo

Co:Structure - Paintings by Bobby Coleman and 
Interactive Sculpture by Kathy Guo

Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery , 15 Crescent Road. Rm 112. Free! All ages welcome. On view through October 25. The exhibit is normally open during all facility hours whenever the room is not reserved: Mon - Sat: 9am - 10pm; Sun: 9am - 7pm. Reception: Sunday, October 6, 1:30 - 3:30pm; part of an Artful Afternoon. 

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Public Art Planning

View the handout from our first community visioning meeting held on July 9, 2019. See the preliminary results of a subsequent community survey. To receive updates as they are announced, 

Art Social imageArt Social - Book a Workshop for your Group!
Greenbelt Community Center, 
15 Cresce
nt Road

Creative outings for youth and adults. Book a program to suit your schedule! 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.

Greenbelt Artist in Residence ProgramMary Gawliks tile

Greenbelt Community Center,

15 Crescent Road

Meet the artists who have studios at the Community Center!
Next studio open house and art market:
Sunday, October 6, 1-4pm. Part of an Artful Afternoon. 


fall studio calendarsCeramics Program Fall Studio Calendars

Check back to see when the rooms are available for open studio time.
Calendars are subject to change.

Handbuilding Studio
Wheel Room

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. 

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Greenbelt’s Historic Cinema

123 Centerway

The Old Greenbelt Theatre auditorium is currently closed for renovations, but the new Pop-Up theatre is open next door! 



Outside of museum houseGreenbelt 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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City of Greenbelt arts programs are presented with the support of the Maryland State Council. Learn more at



































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