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Classes & Lectures -acting, dance, writing & more in Metro DC

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

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Summer Camps & Programs in the Arts - Metro DC 2014
Find a Metro DC Summer Camp program that matches your child's interest in theatre, dance, music and visual arts. Whether they are toddlers, tweens or teens, there's a program that will spark their creativity, build on their talents and excite them through the summer season.
Engineering for Adventure
National Geographic
Thu, April 24
Join the team for a private, interactive tour of their lab, then end the evening with a private viewing of the exhibition A New Age of Exploration.
Jazz Diplomacy: Sending America’s Music to the World
National Archives
Thu, April 24
Beginning in the 1950s, the U.S. Government used jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War. John Edward Hasse-author, curator, biographer of Duke Ellington and founder of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra-leads a discussion focusing on efforts by the United States Information Agency, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Department of State.
What Makes It Great?© with Rob Kapilow
GW Lisner Auditorium
Sun, April 27
Through discussion, demonstration, and performance, Rob Kapilow and his guest musicians take you deeply inside major works by some of the greatest composers to help you hear where they came from, what makes them tick, and what makes them great.
Curating Peruvian Gold
National Geographic
Wed, April 30
Join Fredrik Hiebert for a private tour of the exhibition Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed and learn what goes into curating a National Geographic exhibition.
Folger Board Reading: Carol Ann Duffy
Folger Theatre
Mon, May 5
Carol Ann Duffy will read from her own works as well as favorite works of other poets in this Folger Poetry Board Reading, the last O.B. Hardison Poetry Series reading of the season.
Farmhouse Ale: The Taste of Saison
National Geographic
Thu, May 8
Our popular spring beer tasting returns with brewmaster, author, and all-around beer authority Garrett Oliver presenting a selection of satisfying saisons, just in time for warmer weather!
James Shapiro: Shakespeare in America
Folger Theatre
Mon, May 12
James Shapiro discusses his new book, “Shakespeare in America: An Anthology from the Revolution to Now.” A reception and exhibition viewing will follow the event.
Culture Heroes: Saving the Past
National Geographic
Wed, May 14
Follow the global race against time to thwart erosion and halt looters who are plundering our cultural heritage for profit.
Historical Fiction
Sat, April 26
The Writer's Center
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Mistresses and Masterpieces
Sun, April 27
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Workshop: Art on the Go with Your iPad
Sun, April 27
The Art League
The Writer's Toolbox
Tue, April 29
The Writer's Center
American Women Lecture Series: Equality--What Does it Really Mean?
Wed, April 30
Workhouse Arts Center
The National Parks Through a Photographer's Eyes. Evening Seminar
Wed, April 30
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed. Evening Seminar
Thu, May 15
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Adult Floor Exercise (Drop-In Class)
Thru Mon, June 23
The Washington School of Ballet NW Campus