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About

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, 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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Tuesday, May 19th

Member’s 2015 Summer Exhibition Announcement

Dear Members, This is to urge your participation and remind you of the art drop-off on Sunday, May 31, 11-2 pm. If you wish to re-fresh your Spilsbury art, you can do it at this time. The public opening reception is Friday, June 5th at 6:30.  We hope you’ll attend. The date of the art…

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