Virtual Open Studio Tour: Call for Artists
Artful Afternoon, Sunday, June 7
Greet fellow artists and art fans from the comfort of your creative work space! Brief, online home/studio visits will be scheduled throughout the afternoon. Adult artists who live, work, study and play in Greenbelt: sign up now for more information.
Puppet Show: "The Crystal Ball"
Enjoy a movie version of The Crystal Ball by Beech Tree Puppets.The show premiered at the May 3 Artful Afternoon, and will be available throughout the month on the Greenbelt Recreation ARTS YouTube for Kids playlist. Explore our Crystal Ball activity guide with suggestions for things to make and do related to themes from the show.
Artward Bound Online:
Badge Workshops for Scouts
Outdoor art, comic book art, painting, drawing, collage, music and dance! Programs are tailored to badge requirements for Girl Scouts (all levels), but Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Camp Fire are also welcome! Workshops take place on Zoom. View the Artward Bound scout workshop brochure.
Online summer art classes for youth and adults;
Online adaptations of summer camps
Programs will begin during or after the week of June 15.
Monthly Art Share for Teens and Adults
Sunday, June 14, 2:00-3:00pm.
Meet up with fellow artists online for a constructive, informal discussion of everyone’s work. Bring 1-3 pieces in any medium. All experience levels welcome. Coming soon: sign up to receive a Zoom link by email.
More Greenbelt Arts and Recreation Online
Visit the Greenbelt Virtual Recreation Center for special event information and MANY different activities for all ages to enjoy at home! FREE! Find additional fun content on our social media:
Greenbelt Recreation facilities are currently closed through April 30, but we hope that you will enjoy staying active, inspired and connected online! For additional information, please call our hotline: 301-474-0646 and monitor www.greenbeltmd.gov/covid19.
Artist in Residence Program
Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road, Artist Alley - Third Floor
Meet our eight participating artists. Join the artists online at our June 7 Virtual Open Studio Tour! Details will be posted on this page in the coming weeks.
Festival of Lights Juried Art and Craft Fair
Apply now to participate in Greenbelt's annual fair, featuring original, hand-made wares sold directly by local artists and artisans. This show is tentatively scheduled to take place on December 5 and 6. If the event cannot be held in person, Greenbelt Recreation will provide a virtual edition of the show. Vendors will be accepted on a rolling basis through September 30. In addition to professional crafters, authors, musicians, filmmakers, non-profit groups and youth crafters are also invited to apply. No fees will be due until later in the year.
Greenbelt Station Central Park
Public Art Planning
View the handout from our first community visioning meeting. See the results of a subsequent community survey. To receive updates as they are announced, Sign up for the monthly Greenbelt ArtFans E-newsletter
Art Social Online:
Book a Workshop for your Group!
Creative get-togethers for youth and adults. Workshops take place on Zoom, facilitated by a Greenbelt Recreation instructor. For information, contact Amanda Larsen: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Normal hours: Sundays, 1-5pm. Admission: $5 or less.
Please check for status updates at Greenbelt Museum.
Greenbelt’s Historic Cinema
Offering a wide range of programming for all ages in the newly-renovated main auditorium. Please check for status updates at Old Greenbelt Theatre.
Let’s Stay in Touch!
City of Greenbelt arts programs are presented with the support of the Maryland State Council. Learn more at www.msac.org.