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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Thursday, October 30th

Attention All Members!

The 2014 Winter Member’s Exhibition is just around the corner. Take-in will be Sunday, November 30 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Club.  As in the past, each member may submit up to five works.  Dr. Aneta Georgievska-Shine, art historian from the University of Maryland, will be the curator and juror for the Members’…

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Wednesday, October 29th

Out and About: The New Movement

The New Movement: Rising Stars of The Washington Ballet Studio Company The Washington Ballet is proud to announce the launch of a new performance series featuring TWB’s Studio Company, a talented group of young dancers who receive vigorous training and will become the next generation of ballet stars. Former TWB Studio Company members include Professional…

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Monday, October 27th

Out and About: The Art of the Matter

On November 4, National Geographic will host The Art of the Matter, featuring artist, fashion designer, “creative conservationist”, and Nat Geo 2014 Emerging Explorer Asher Jay. The event will be a wild ride on the Serengeti, including lively face-offs with elephants, lions, and zebras, as she unveils her stunning multimedia project on African wildlife, Beyond the…

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