Membership

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Membership Benefits

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, 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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Wednesday, April 15th

Out and About: The Hill Center Concert Series

The Hill Center Concert Series is pleased to welcome Shanghai Jazz vocalist/composer Le Zhang, performing Chinese traditional and modern music in addition to her own compositions that reflect the Shanghai jazz heritage. Burnett Thompson Director, Hill Center Concert Series SHANGHAI JAZZ VOCALIST: LE ZHANG Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: $15…

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Friday, April 3rd

Out and About: Chamber Dance Performance

On June 24 at 7:30 pm, Chamber Dance Project will raise the curtain on their 2015 season at the Lansburgh Theatre. Experience the company’s edgy sophistication first hand by reserving your all-access ticket for their highly anticipated opening night performance and cast party. Enjoy a glass of champagne before taking your center orchestra seat. After…

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