Classes - visual art, dance, acting, photography, writing in Metro DC

Find classes in visual arts, dance, theatre, photography and writing in Metro DC on CultureCapital.com. Check here for schedules and information for drop-in art and dance classes and writing workshops. Enroll your children, tweens and teens in fun and exciting art classes and camps designed to ignite their interest and spark a life-long interest in the arts.


There are 605 events in this category. Browse Classes [208] ... Classes: Acting [15] ... Classes: Adults [178] ... Classes: Camps [10] ... Classes: Dance [84] ... Classes: Foreign Language [1] ... Classes: Photography & Film [8] ... Classes: Visual Arts [61] ... Classes: Writing [17] ... Classes: Youth [23] ...

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Gottaswing

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Nov 22
wing dance instruction and performances by Gottaswing,

Beginning Fantasy Fiction

The Writer's Center
Mon. Dec 10
Participants will build a world and write in it.

Throwing / Handbuilding Ceramics

The Art League
Wed. Jan 9, 2019
Students may choose to make pieces on the potters. wheel, handbuild, or take a sculptural approach to their work.

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Dec 16
Make your own wreath for the holidays!

Firsthand Experience: Fashion Illustration

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Jan 12, 2019
During this workshop, D.C.-area illustrator Delphine Lee leads students through the fundamentals of fashion illustration.

Woodblock Printing

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019
Beginners and experienced printmakers explore a variety of woodblock printing methods.

Pottery for Teens: Wheel Techniques (Ages 12-18)

Glen Echo Park
Tue. Nov 27
A basic introduction to the potter's wheel: wedging, centering, throwing and decorating techniques.

Hand Stitch Third Thursday

Artistic Artifacts
Thu. Nov 15
This event will focus on Silk Ribbon Embroidery.

Mask Workshop (Adults, 2 sessions)

Studio Theatre
Sat. Nov 17
Do you want to become more expressive with your body? Make bold, clear choices by linking technique and impulse using traditional full-face and non-traditional masks.

Calligraphy

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019
Structured to give beginning students solid basic skills in the calligraphic arts and help intermediate students learn new hands.

Urban Gardening Series: November Harvest!

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sat. Nov 17
It's that time of year again! Time to harvest the vegetables that have been growing in our raised planters during the year.

Anyone Can Act (16 & up, One Day Workshop)

Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
Sat. Dec 1
A quick intro to some acting fundamentals. Myth: Acting is about talent and talent is something you're born with.

Spotlights

Foundation Painting

The Art League
Sat. Jan 12, 2019

How to Write a Book Proposal

The Writer's Center
Thu. Nov 15

Cinematography Workshop for Documentaries

Docs in Progress
Sat. Nov 17

Silk Screen Printing

The Art League
Mon. Jan 7, 2019

Write Like the News

The Writer's Center
Wed. Dec 5

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Dec 15

Indoor Recess: Arts & Crafts Hour for Adults

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sun. Dec 16

Beginning Figure Drawing

The Art League
Thu. Jan 10, 2019

Intro to Documentary Production (Adults, 7 sessions)

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