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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Friday, February 27th

April 2015 Exhibition: Portraits: Interior and Exterior

Exhibition Dates: April 3 – April 25 Reception Dates: Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm Friday, April 17, 2015, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm The Arts Club of Washington in association with The National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (N.A.W.A.) is proud to present the exciting, juried group exhibition Portraits: Interior and Exterior. This exhibition will explore the nature…

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Artist Opportunity: Big Show. Small Art.

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Monday, February 23rd

Artist Opportunity: Call To Artists: Requests for Proposals

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