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

March 28, 2024

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2024 – Sitar Arts Center is pleased to announce the winners of its 14th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition “Life in Color,” on display at Sitar’s Cafritz (Read More)

Sitar Arts Center Proudly Presents its 14th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition — “LIFE IN COLOR”

March 4, 2024

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2024 – Sitar Arts Center is pleased to announce its 14th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition. On display at Sitar’s Cafritz Gallery now through April 24, 2024, (Read More)

Executive Director Maureen Dwyer and S.E.A.L. Student Appear on “Living Local DMV”

February 19, 2024

On Monday, February 19, 2024, Maureen Dwyer, the Executive Director of Sitar Arts Center, along with Estephanie, an 18-year-old student of Sitar’s Emerging Arts Leaders (S.E.A.L.) program and 2023 Rhonda (Read More)

Sitar Arts Center Participates in A Public Information Gathering Session of the Committee on Out of School Time Settings

February 8, 2024

On February 8, 2024, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, through the Board on Children, Youth, and Families, hosted “The Experiences of Youth and Practitioners in Afterschool Programming. (Read More)

Sitar Arts Center Receives a $50,000 Grant from the Genesis Inspiration Foundation to Support Youth Arts Programming in Washington, D.C.

June 1, 2023

(Washington, D.C.), June 1, 2023 – Sitar Arts Center will receive a $50,000 grant from The Genesis Inspiration Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to connecting youth to the transformative (Read More)

Artists Reflect: Juried Exhibit Showcases More Than 30 Visionary Works on Unity and the Environment

March 2, 2023

Sitar Arts Center’s Cafritz Gallery presents its 13th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition highlighting the work of over 30 artists. (Washington, D.C.), March 2, 2023 – Today more than 30 (Read More)

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

November 8, 2022

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., November 8, 2022 – Mayor Muriel (Read More)

Sitar Arts Center’s Create Change Gala at Planet Word

October 26, 2022

The event raised over $355,000 for arts education programming and honored the legacy of community leader Nancy M. “Bitsey” Folger (Washington, DC) October 26, 2022 — Sitar Arts Center hosted (Read More)

Sitar Arts Center and Bloomberg Philanthropies Partner to Bring Arts Internship Program to Washington, D.C.

June 16, 2022

Twenty-five local rising public high school seniors will be offered college readiness training and paid summer internships at renowned arts and cultural organizations in Washington (Washington, D.C.) June 16, 2022 (Read More)

Cast Your Vote for Our Next Musical

August 1, 2019

Vote to pick Sitar’s 20th Anniversary Year Summer Musical Production! “On the 15th anniversary of the Sitar Summer Musical, and as we look forward to our 20th anniversary of Sitar (Read More)

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