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For nearly a century the Arts Club of Washington has promoted and celebrated the visual, performing, and literary arts in the nation’s capital. Gatherings for members, exhibits and performances for the public, and a range of private events are held in the club’s historic I Street mansion, which was formerly the home of President James Monroe. Arts Club members come from a wide range of artistic disciplines and professional backgrounds, joined by their shared enjoyment and appreciation of the arts.

We welcome you to explore this web site to learn more about the club, its wide-ranging programs, and its rich history. Better yet, visit the Monroe House to view our galleries, attend one of our free public events, and tour our home. Consider hosting an event at the club—or becoming a member yourself!

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Thursday, July 30th

Out and About:The Great Walk of Art

WASHINGTON DC Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 For the second year, The Great WALK of Art, will take place in Washington DC on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. Please join this great challenge for body and mind.  Just sign up online at The Great Art Walk and turn up on the day! The challenge is to complete the up…

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Thursday, June 18th

The Arts Club is on Twitter!

The Arts Club is now on Twitter! Club news, public program and event announcements will be shared through the social media platform. If you’re on Twitter, please follow @ArtsClubDC!

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Thursday, June 4th

Artist Opportunities: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia.  VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such has awarded more than $5 million to Virginia’s artists since…

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