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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Sitar Arts Center Announces Winners of the 14th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2024 – Sitar Arts Center is pleased to announce the winners of its 14th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition “Life in...

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Sitar Arts Center Debuts “Artists at Work” Speaker Series

Sitar Arts Center Debuts “Artists at Work” Speaker Series, Inspiring Audiences with Behind-the-Scenes Look Sitar Arts Center debuted a new speaker series, “Artists at...

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Artist Feature: Martina Loncar

In this installment of our Artist Feature series, we shine a light on Martina Loncar, a talented mixed-media artist and the winner of the...

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