Sitar Arts Center engages DC youth, from early childhood to young adulthood, in building a creative community of learning and belonging that removes financial and cultural barriers to arts education and career training.

We provide affordable, high-quality education and workforce development in the visual, digital, and performing arts. Each semester, 80% of students are from DC households at 60% or less of the area median income. Programs take place year-round during out-of-school time in Sitar’s state-of-the-art facilities. 

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RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

News

Mayor Muriel Bowser, Other Regional Leaders Break Ground on EucKal Project with Jubilee Housing and Sitar Arts Center

New Buildings Will Feature Fifty Units of Affordable Housing in Ward 1 and Expand Sitar’s Arts Education and Workforce Development Programming   Washington, D.C.,...

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Events

Sitar Arts Center Celebrates Earth Day

For the month of April, Sitar Arts Center is honoring Earth Day with a series of student-led creative activities, artist features, and helpful everyday...

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Blog

Artist Feature: Leslie Espino

As part of our month-long Earth Day celebration, we place importance on connecting with emerging artists to give their perspective on practicing sustainability in...

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