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Indoor Recess: Arts & Crafts Hour for Adults

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sun. Dec 16

Wreath Workshop: Herbal

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 16

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 16

Open Studio: Palette Knife

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Fri. Dec 21

Conversation Circles

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 21 & 28

Brunch with Bubbly: Savory, Southern New Year’s Brunch

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Jan 5, 2019

Honors Conservatory (18 & Up)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sun. Jan 6, 2019

Basic Drawing (Adult, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Expressive Watercolor (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Introduction to Photography (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Metal Sculpture (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Painting in Oil or Acrylic (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Revels After-School Workshops (Grades 2-3)

Washington Revels
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Silk Screen Printing (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Woodblock Printing (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Basic Drawing (Adult, 9 sessions)

The Art League
Tue. Jan 8, 2019

Enameling on Metal (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Tue. Jan 8, 2019

Introduction to Photography (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Wed. Jan 9, 2019

Metal Jewelry (Adults, 5 Sessions)

The Art League
Wed. Jan 9, 2019

Beginning Felting (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Beginning Figure Drawing (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Beginning Figure Drawing (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Carpe Diem! Silver Spring Dance

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Introduction To Photography (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Introduction To Photography (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Mosaics (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Revels After-School Workshops (Grades 4-6)

Washington Revels
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Wine & Design

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Wood and Stone Sculpture (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Intro to the Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Jan 11, 2019

Plotting Your Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Jan 11, 2019

Revels After-School Workshops (Grades PreK-1)

Washington Revels
Fri. Jan 11, 2019

The Watercolor Experience (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Fri. Jan 11, 2019

Stained Glass (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Jan. 7 – 12, 2019

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Basic Drawing (Adult, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Basic Weaving (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Calligraphy (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Contemporary Watercolors

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Firsthand Experience: Fashion Illustration

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Foundation Painting (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Metal Jewelry (Adults, 5 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Monotype Printmaking

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Painting and Collage (Adults, 7 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Pastry Fundamentals with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Tapestry (Adults, 9 Sessions)

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Winter Into Spring

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Writing for Radio

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

Intro to Acting Two Sections (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

Poetry Chapbook Workshop

The Writer's Center
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

Reading and Crafting Poems of Love

The Writer's Center
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

Sonnet Intensive

The Writer's Center
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

The Force of Poetry

The Writer's Center
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

Writing Creative Nonfiction

The Writer's Center
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

Acting a Song (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Jan 15, 2019

Beginning Scene Study (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Jan 15, 2019

Creating a Role (15 & Up, 12 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Jan 15, 2019

Intro to Acting for the Camera (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Jan 15, 2019

Kitchen 101: Winter Soups

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Jan 15, 2019

Writing as a Path to Healing

The Writer's Center
Tue. Jan 15, 2019

Writing the Short Story

The Writer's Center
Tue. Jan 15, 2019

Creating a One Person Show (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Jan 16, 2019

Getting Started in TV and Film (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Jan 16, 2019

Intro to Theatre Tech (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Jan 16, 2019

The Stanislavski Method (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Jan 16, 2019

Writing in First-Person

The Writer's Center
Wed. Jan 16, 2019

Intensive Scene Study (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Jan 17, 2019

Advanced Voiceovers (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

Audtioning (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

On-Camera Acting for Kids (Grades 3-6, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

On-Camera Acting for Teens (Grades 7-12, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

Poetry as Experience

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

Scene Study for Teens (Grades 7-12, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

Small Mutinies: Flash Fiction/Prose Poem

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jan 19, 2019

Holiday Mini-Camp and Play in a Day (MLK Day - Jan. 21)

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Jan 21, 2019

Fiction II

The Writer's Center
Tue. Jan 22, 2019

Narrative Nonfiction: History and Biography

The Writer's Center
Tue. Jan 22, 2019

Unclogging the Brain Through Improv

The Writer's Center
Tue. Jan 22, 2019

Writing for the Screen

The Writer's Center
Tue. Jan 22, 2019

How to Write a Novel

The Writer's Center
Wed. Jan 23, 2019

Meisner Technique I (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Jan 23, 2019

Comedic Styles (Grades 6-8, six sessions)

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

From Novice to Novelist

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

Saturday Showstoppers (Grades 6-8, six sessions)

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

STEM Fair: How Women Work in the Design And Building Industry

District Architecture Center
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

Writing Characters With Character

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

Writing for Self-Discovery

The Writer's Center
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

Holiday Mini-Camp and Play in a Day (Jan. 28)

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Jan 28, 2019

Poetic Forms

The Writer's Center
Mon. Jan 28, 2019

Writing About Nature

The Writer's Center
Wed. Jan 30, 2019

A Matter of Time: Verb Tenses in Poetry

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 2, 2019

Common Ground

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 2, 2019

Exposition & Process in Playwriting

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 2, 2019

First Pages

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 2, 2019

Firsthand Experience: Sewing Machine 101

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Feb 2, 2019

Patterns: The Art of Zentangle

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Feb 3, 2019

Found Poetry

The Writer's Center
Mon. Feb 4, 2019

Advanced Short Stories

The Writer's Center
Tue. Feb 5, 2019

Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image (Tuesday's) 0209-0226

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Feb 5, 2019

Advanced Fiction Workshop

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 6, 2019

Boot Camp for Writers

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 6, 2019

My Life, One Story at a Time

The Writer's Center
Thu. Feb 7, 2019

Creating Novel Characters

The Writer's Center
Fri. Feb 8, 2019

Writing with the Five Senses

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 9, 2019

Character Development in Fiction and Memoir

The Writer's Center
Mon. Feb 11, 2019

Villanelle Intensive

The Writer's Center
Mon. Feb 11, 2019

Art of the Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 13, 2019

Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 13, 2019

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Feb 16, 2019

How to Write and Produce a Feature Film

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 16, 2019

Pushing Past Clichés in Love Poems

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Feb 16, 2019

Reviving a Stuck Poem

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 16, 2019

Art of Gratitude II

The Writer's Center
Mon. Feb 18, 2019

The Fun & Freedom of Form

The Writer's Center
Tue. Feb 19, 2019

How to Write a Novel

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Wed. Feb 20, 2019

Fantastic Fiction Fix-Its

The Writer's Center
Sat. Feb 23, 2019

From Novice to Novelist

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Feb 23, 2019

Auditioning (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Feb 25, 2019

Beginning Scene Study (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Feb 25, 2019

Creating a Musical Role (15 & Up, 12 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26, 2019

Intro to Acting for the Camera Two Sections (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26, 2019

Intro to Acting Two Sections (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Feb 26, 2019

Read Your Words!

The Writer's Center
Tue. Feb 26, 2019

Playwriting (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Feb 27, 2019

The Extreme Novelist II: Revision

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 27, 2019

Writing Dialogue for Film & Television

The Writer's Center
Wed. Feb 27, 2019

Acting in Commercials and Industrials (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Feb 28, 2019

Flash Fiction Forms

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1, 2019

Intro to the Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1, 2019

Plotting Your Novel

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 1, 2019

Beginner's Travel Writing

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

Master Class in the Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

Scenes in Performance (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

Viewpoints (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

Voiceovers (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

What Sound Effects Can Do for Your Poems

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

Your First (or Next) Novel

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

How to Write a Business Book

The Writer's Center
Mon. Mar 4, 2019

Voice and Speech (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Mar 4, 2019

Beginning Fantasy Fiction

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5, 2019

Getting Started: Creative Writing

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5, 2019

Revitalize Your Writing

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 5, 2019

Finding Your Memoir Voice

The Writer's Center
Wed. Mar 6, 2019

Grab Your Audience in the First Five Minutes

Docs in Progress
Wed. Mar 6, 2019

Meisner Technique II (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Mar 6, 2019

Build Your Platform with Blogging

The Writer's Center
Thu. Mar 7, 2019

Youth Day Camp (A day camp, Ages 6-10)

Jane Franklin Dance
Jan. 28 & Mar. 8, 2019

Holiday Mini-Camp and Play in a Day (Mar. 8)

Encore Stage & Studio
Fri. Mar 8, 2019

The Personal Poem: Autobiographical and Cultural Themes

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 9, 2019

The Talented Clementine Pre-audition Workshop

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Mar 9, 2019

Meter Intensive

The Writer's Center
Mon. Mar 11, 2019

Fiction and Non-Fiction Personal Narratives

The Writer's Center
Tue. Mar 12, 2019

Public Speaking the Actor's Way (15 & Up, 4 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Mar 13, 2019

Master Class: Sir James Galway

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Mar 14, 2019

Writing for Procrastinators

The Writer's Center
Thu. Mar 14, 2019

Creating Conflict & Tension in Fiction

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 16, 2019

Getting Started: Creative Writing

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sat. Mar 16, 2019

Hip Hop is Poetry

The Writer's Center
Mon. Mar 18, 2019

Keeping Your Band on the Same Page with Eliot Seppa

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Mar 20, 2019

A Perfect Ending

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23, 2019

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Mar 23, 2019

Elements of Playwriting: Dialogue

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23, 2019

Point of View

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 23, 2019

Creating Novel Characters

The Writer's Center
Fri. Mar 29, 2019

Advanced Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30, 2019

Elements of Playwriting: Character

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30, 2019

How to Write a Lot

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30, 2019

How to Write a Lot

The Writer's Center
Sat. Mar 30, 2019

Holiday Mini-Camp and Play in a Day (Apr. 1)

Encore Stage & Studio
Mon. Apr 1, 2019

My Life In Haiku

The Writer's Center
Mon. Apr 1, 2019

Writing Picture Books

The Writer's Center
Thu. Apr 4, 2019

Common Ground

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 6, 2019

Diving Into the Wreck: Writing about Difficult Subjects

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 6, 2019

Taking Your Book On The Road

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 6, 2019

Mini-Writing Conference!

The Writer's Center
Mon. Apr 8, 2019

Sonnets and Villanelles II

The Writer's Center
Mon. Apr 8, 2019

Structure in Playwriting

The Writer's Center
Tue. Apr 9, 2019

The Joy of Revision

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 10, 2019

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 13, 2019

Brain Science Tips to Hook Readers

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 13, 2019

How to Plot like a Pro

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 13, 2019

Life Stories Intensive

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 13, 2019

Actions and Objectives (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Apr 15, 2019

Auditioning for Musical Theatre (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Apr 15, 2019

Grotowski Technique (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Mon. Apr 15, 2019

Beginning Scene Study (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Apr 16, 2019

Comedy Improv (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Tue. Apr 16, 2019

Advanced Acting for the Camera (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Apr 17, 2019

Advanced Personal Essay

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 17, 2019

Beginning Fantasy Fiction

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 17, 2019

Storytelling (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Wed. Apr 17, 2019

Writing A Song You Feel GREAT About with Calista Garcia

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Apr 17, 2019

Intro to Acting for the Camera (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Thu. Apr 18, 2019

How Poems Begin

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 20, 2019

Write Like the News

The Writer's Center
Wed. Apr 24, 2019

Classic Villains (Grades 6-8, four sessions)

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Drama Workshop (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Getting Started in TV and Film (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Great Beginnings

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

How to Rehearse a Monologue (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Intro to Acting (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Monologue Coaching (Grades 6-8, four sessions)

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Voiceovers (15 & Up, 6 Sessions)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Whodunnit? Writing the Mystery Novel

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Writing the Dreaded Query Letter

The Writer's Center
Sat. Apr 27, 2019

Pre-audition Workshop for Disney's Newsies

Encore Stage & Studio
Sat. May 11, 2019

Following the Fiddle with Seán Heely

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. May 15, 2019

Saturday Family Jam Sessions

The Mansion at Strathmore
Mar. 2 – May. 18, 2019

Anyone Can Act (15 & Up, One day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. May 18, 2019

Life Stories (Online Course)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Jun 15, 2019

AIR Workshop: Secrets for Success with Trey Sorrells

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Jun 19, 2019

Summer Steps with Step Afrika! (grades 4-12, 1 week camp)

Trinity University O'Connor Auditorium
Tue. Aug 6, 2019

Ongoing Events

Jane Franklin Dance: January Forty+ Project

Theatre on the Run
Jan. 22 – Mar. 12, 2019

Intro to Documentary Production (Adults, 7 sessions)

Docs in Progress
Feb. 2 – Mar. 16, 2019

Documentary Filmmaking Summer Camp in Silver Spring

Docs in Progress
Jul. 8 – 19, 2019

Saturday Adult Technique (Drop-In classes)

Jane Franklin Dance
Thru Aug. 24, 2019
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