Benefits

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Benefits

A Wealth of Member Benefits

Arts Club members enjoy numerous benefits, not only as part of the Arts Club community here in Washington, but as part of a network of arts organizations throughout the United States and Europe.

The Arts Club welcomes members from all professional backgrounds, all of whom share an interest and enjoyment of the arts.

Membership offers a wide variety of benefits.

• Member dinners are held twice monthly, and feature programs that range from classical music to jazz to theatrical performances.

• Member lunches coincide with performances of the free Friday Noon Concert series. All meals are prepared by the club’s own chef.

• Members have access to more than 25 reciprocal clubs in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, and Ireland, many with accommodations.

• The club offers members and their guests the use of two comfortable guest rooms.

• Members may use the club as a location for their own personal or business entertaining. After one year of membership, facility rental fees are waived.

• The club’s roster of member committees provides many opportunities for involvement. They include committees focused on artistic disciplines; on the preservation of the James Monroe House; and on scholarships and awards, including the club’s prestigious Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing.

• Two annual members’ exhibitions are highlights of the gallery season.

• A painting studio is available for use by members

• Member artists in all media may exhibit and sell their work in the cooperative Spilsbury Gallery.

• Validated parking is offered for weekday evening club events.

• Reduced membership fees are offered to members under the age of 35; individuals outside of the metropolitan Washington area may become nonresident members.

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Tuesday, November 18th

Marfield Prize Annual Readers’ Tea Recap

Our ninth annual Marfield Prize competition Readers’ Tea was held on Sunday, November 9, and proved to be an outstanding event!  Club members and friends gathered together to sip tea and champagne while choosing among a wide variety of books to be considered for the 2014 Prize. Over 25 members and friends volunteered to read,…

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Friday, November 7th

Out and About: Diplomacy at E Street Cinema

On November 21st E Street Cinema will present Diplomacy, directed by iconic filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff. This French-German co-production was already a huge success in France, and it is set in Paris on a fateful night during World War II. It tells the story of two men in a diplomatic game of cat and mouse that…

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Friday, November 7th

Arts Club Closed for Veterans Days

The Arts Club will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th for Veterans Day. We will reopen on Wednesday.

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