Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop to Host Open House with Free Classes

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop hosts an Open House on Saturday, January 7, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Visitors will learn about Arts Workshop classes, private lessons, and programs and have the chance to participate in free classes and demonstrations. Arts Workshop staff and faculty will be on hand to meet the community and offer tours of the theater, and art, dance, and ceramics studios. Visitors will also get a chance to view the Arts Workshop’s basement renovations featuring an improved photography darkroom and a new digital computer lab and private music rooms.

“We are excited about opening the Arts Workshop’s doors to the community,” said Jonathan Darr, Executive Director of the Arts Workshop. “The Arts Workshop is a unique DC institution. So much happens here each day and an open house is a fun way to share our classes and programs with the community. Everyone is welcome, so please, come on by!”

Registration is currently taking place for new classes that begin the week of January 9, 2006.

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is located on the corner of 7th and G Streets, SE. Events are free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Workshop at (202) 547-6839.

Schedule of free Open House classes:
10:00-10:45 am Kindermusik Sign and Sing: Sign Language
(ages 0-3 years and their caregivers)
12:00-1:00 pm Ballroom and Latin Dance
1:00-2:00 pm Pilates

The Arts Workshop will also host a series of free demonstrations for the whole family from 10:00 am-2:00 pm including Mixed Media Art, Knitting, Quilting, Photography, Ceramics, and more!

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts education facility. The Arts Workshops mission is building community through the arts. For more information about classes, performances, exhibitions, and programs, log on to

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