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News & Events

Welcome New Board Members!

September 17, 2015

Sitar Arts Center is proud to announce that David DeSantis of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty was elected as Sitar’s Board President with Clint Mann of McWilliams Ballard elected as Vice President. The Center’s Executive Committee will continue to be strengthened through the service and leadership of Kathryn Kincaid as Vice President, Michael Romano as Treasurer, (Read More)


Register for Fall Classes

August 25, 2015

Our Fall semester is underway (September 8 to December 5, 2015), and registration for Sitar’s Arts Afterschool classes has closed. Registration for Early Childhood Arts runs through Friday, September 18, 2015. Get Early Childhood Arts registration information here. Available Early Childhood Arts classes include: Early Childhood Music (ages: prenatal – 5 years) Tuesdays 5:30-6:15 pm (Started on September 8, 2015) (Read More)


Camp Sitar Fills Many Needs

June 5, 2015

This summer Sitar Arts Center is expanding Camp Sitar to six weeks of full-day camp, plus beforecare and aftercare, and serving 150 students primarily from low-income families. This is in response to Sitar families expressing the need for full-day camp. Providing vital educational programming to students during the critical summer weeks while making it affordable (Read More)


Support Sitar on Thursday, June 4th for Do More 24

June 1, 2015

You can make a difference for Sitar Arts Center’s students at Camp Sitar in one day! For 24 hours on Thursday, June 4th until midnight, you can be a part of the Do More 24 movement to help create change in the DC area by clicking here to make a donation to Sitar Arts Center. (Read More)


Excellence in Nonprofit Management Award Winner

May 21, 2015

We’re thrilled to receive The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management at today’s Center for Nonprofit Advancement Best Practices Celebration! Congratulations to finalists Calvary Women’s Services and Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN)! The award is the result of a rigorous three-round process judged by experts in the field of nonprofit management, (Read More)


15th Anniversary Block Party

March 27, 2015

Join us on Saturday, April 25 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm to help celebrate our 15th year anniversary by coming to our Block Party outside our building at 1700 Kalorama Rd, NW. This is free, open to the public, and great for all ages! #Sitar15 The Block Party will include performances by Herman Burney Trio (Read More)


15th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit

March 15, 2015

This, our 15th anniversary year, culminates in our Charity Gala on May 7, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm at the historic Howard Theatre (610 T Street, NW) in Washington, DC. Live music, wine and inspired fare, and the region’s best silent auction will make this one of Sitar’s most celebrated events. Join us (Read More)


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