Thanksgiving: No Classes November 23 – 26

Sitar will not have classes and Aftercare Wednesday to Saturday, November 23 - 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices will be open Wednesday, and closed Thursday - Saturday. Thanks!

Coffee, Chat & Create

Sitar Arts Center 1700 Kalorama Rd, NW, Washington, DC

Participate in a group dialogue on Saturday, February 4th from 12 to 2 pm with working artist Sasha-Loriene and Mahari Chabwera, learn about their artistic journey and the balance of maintaining a studio practice and life. After the conversation, all attendees are welcomed to participate in a textures workshop led by Sitar’s Gallery, Events and (Read More)

First Day of Spring Classes

The first day of the Spring 2023 semester is Monday, February 13 and runs through Saturday, April 29, 2023. Check out this year’s course schedule to learn more about our programming.

13th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition Reception

Sitar Arts Center 1700 Kalorama Rd, NW, Washington, DC

Sitar Arts Center celebrates art in the community with our 13th Annual Juried Exhibition. This Exhibition aims to feature work from emerging local artists, including members of our Sitar community, in a variety of mediums. The opening reception and awards ceremony is on Thursday, March 2, 2023.

Deadline: Summer Internship Applications

Apply today for Sitar’s two paid summer internships opportunities for teens and young adults: the Sitar Emerging Arts Leaders (S.E.A.L.) Internship and the Bloomberg Arts Internship. The deadline to apply is March 12th, 2023   Please visit to learn more about our internship opportunities.