Past Events
December 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

The Mount Vernon Flutes have been an Athenaeum favorite for many years! They will perform classic holiday songs in our gallery. Join us for this free performance and get in the holiday spirit.

December 8, 2016 - 7:30pm

Widely recognized as one of the country’s leading youth choruses, CCW provides outstanding choral music education to young vocalists, ages 6-18, from throughout metropolitan Washington, DC, regardless of their background, economic status, or prior experience. From its first year as a single chorus of 70 children to its current configuration of five auditioned performing ensembles comprised of...

December 5, 2016 - 7:00pm

Fun classes to learn to dance or improve your dancing skills: fox trot, waltz, tango, swing, salsa, merengue, rumba, cha-cha, and samba. All level of dancers are welcome, with or without a partner. Discover little techniques that most people never learn about and become a relaxed and proficient social dancer in these small, personalized dance lessons! Free practice session from 8:30 to 9 pm. More...

December 3, 2016 - 2:00pm

Scottish Country Dancing is the social dancing of Scotland, a tradition that dates back to the 1700s and is globally promoted today by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS), which is headquartered in Edinburgh. The dancers will show the audience how its done and then invite spectators to give it a try. No partner needed. Free.


November 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

They're back! The United States Navy Concert Band from Washington, DC is the Navy's premier musical organization and one of the top professional wind ensembles in the world. This chamber music recital will feature traditional and modern music for woodwinds and brass. Free.


November 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

Come experience a warm, intimate, informal dance performance in one of CCP's favorite venues. CCP, CCP Youth Dancers, and guest artists Alison Valtin, Peter Lattu, Danielle Marquis, and Katy Sherlach present a concert featuring new works-in-progress, dances from the CCP repertory, and structured improv.

Admission at the door: $15 adults, $10 seniors and 12-17,...

November 13, 2016 - 4:00pm

Join us for the opening reception of Color Disorder featuring the works of Amy Chan and Katie Baines. Free.

November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm

Join ACW Dances performers Abigail, Paula, Rachel, Samantha, Puma, and Sarah for a special free show! They will perform several choreographed pieces from the ACW Dances catalogue as well as an improvisational score. Free.

Click here for more information about ACW Dances.

October 18, 2016 - 11:30pm

As Conservation International’s (CI) Chief Marketing Officer, Meg Goldthwaite orchestrated the “Nature is Speaking” series of videos with Hollywood heavyweights like Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, and Harrison Ford. In the past year, she has travelled to the most ...

October 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Please join us for the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association's annual meeting. This meeting is open to members only and all members are encouraged to attend.