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Celebrating Our Vital Volunteers: A Heartfelt Thank You During Volunteer Appreciation Month 

April 29, 2024

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and before the month end, we at Sitar Arts Center welcome the opportunity to express our boundless gratitude to the incredible individuals who dedicate their (Read More)

Artist Feature: Martina Loncar

April 16, 2024

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 1st place adult category in Sitar’s (Read More)

DC Youth Find Their Power: The Impact of Sitar Arts Center 

March 6, 2024

The arts are more than just a paintbrush and a canvas, a melody on a flute, or a graceful movement across the stage. For young people, they are a vital (Read More)

Strategic Plan Series: Evolving Our Identity to Support Our Future STARs

June 15, 2023

Welcome to the fourth and final installation of our blog series about Sitar’s bold strategic vision and five-year plan. As a child, did you ever imagine growing up and becoming a (Read More)

Strategic Plan Series: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging: A Journey, Not A Destination 

March 9, 2023

Welcome to the third of four posts in our blog series about Sitar’s bold strategic vision and five-year plan! Sitar Arts Center’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging is embedded (Read More)

Strategic Plan Series: Expanding to Young Adulthood

February 1, 2023

Welcome to the second of four posts in our blog series about Sitar’s bold strategic vision and five-year plan! Do you remember your first “real” job? Mine was at the Smith (Read More)

Strategic Plan Series: Growing in Place

December 16, 2022

Welcome to the first of four posts in our blog series about Sitar’s bold strategic vision and five-year plan! Sometimes, the vision for the future is born from a simple (Read More)

Artist Feature: Leslie Espino

April 26, 2022

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 the arts. Recently, we met with (Read More)

Artist Feature: Dany Green

April 12, 2022

We are excited to start our Earth Day artist features with D.C. based artist Dany Green. Dany is a self-taught mosaic artist whose unique approach pushes the boundaries of traditional (Read More)

Alumni Spotlight: Benz Marston

April 7, 2022

For this Sitar Alumni Feature, we shine a light on Benz Marston, a professional cellist and teacher residing in Los Angeles, CA. As a teen, Benz was granted a scholarship (Read More)

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