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Winter arts classes and events for all ages 
View the new activity guide!

Nutcracker and other holiday events; youth musical; art exhibits; classes in painting, drawing, printmaking, assemblage, ceramics, stained glass, theater, dance, ukulele and circus arts.

Greenbelt resident registration begins on November 25.
Non-residents: December 2. 

See the work of instructors Sally Davies and Chris Corson, Artist in Residence, in the Prince George's County Juried Exhibition, Reflections of Self. The show is on view through December 31 at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center

Art Share

Monthly Art Shares

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road. Rm 113.
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!


Festival of Lights
Juried Art and Craft Fair
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road

Locally hand-made wares for all occasions plus gifts from the Friends of the Greenbelt Musuem and Friends of Greenbelt Theatre. Greenbelt Arts Center Cafe open during all fair hours.


Saturday, December 7, 10am - 5pm

Live music with the Hot Club of DC (gypsy jazz), 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Sunday, December 8, 10am - 4pm

Artists in Residence studio open house and sale, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Free all-ages suncatcher craft workshop. See "Community Art Drop-In", below.
Live music with Big Howdy (bluegrass), 1:30 - 3:30 pm

CRAFTERS: The application period for this show has closed. However, you are welcome to apply any time through the event weekend to be considered as an alternate in case a space should become available. Art and Craft Fair information and applications

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Community Art Drop-In

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road, Ground Floor East
Sunday, December 8. Seatings at 1pm and 2pm. 
Make a suncatcher to dazzle in the winter light! Free workshop with instructor Aaron Springer. All materials provided. Advance registration recommended: sign up here. A limited number of participants will also be admitted on a walk-up basis at 1:15pm and 2:15pm while seats and supplies last. 

Rachel sacred treksArtist in Residence Program

Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road, Third Floor
Meet our eight participating artists
Next studio open house and sale: December 8, 1-4pm
Part of the Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair
In other artist's news: see Rachel Cross's "Sacred Treks" paintings
in a new exhibit at the Takoma Park Community Center
Reception: November 14, 7pm. Exhibit continues through 1/2.

Parent'sNightOutParent'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, 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. 

Goddard exhibit

The City of Greenbelt Celebrates 
The 60th Anniversary of the 
Goddard Space Flight Center

Greenbelt City Council Chambers, 25 Crescent Road. 2nd Floor. On view through December. The display is normally open during all facility hours whenever the room is not reserved: Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm. 

See photographs and artist renderings related to Goddard missions! Click here for information about additional ways to celebrate the occasion!

GBS Park - family

Greenbelt Station Central Park
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, Sign up for the monthly Greenbelt ArtFans E-newsletter


Art Social imageArt Social - Book a Workshop for your Group!

Ceramics, painting and stained glass programs available.

Greenbelt Community Center 
15 Cresce
nt Road

Creative outings for youth and adults. Book a program to suit your schedule. Art Social workshop information.


Embroidered badge of speech bubblesArtward Bound - Badge Workshops for Scouts!

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.


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. 

old greenbelt theatre

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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