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Early Childhood Professional Development Institute

January 24, 2019

2nd Annual Early Childhood Professional Development Institute – Meeting of Minds Sitar is hosting a special conversation with leading scholars and artists in early childhood education.  Sitar’s annual Early Childhood (Read More)

Essence Newhoff Joins Sitar as Senior Director of Development

September 7, 2018

Sitar Arts Center is pleased to announce the hire of Essence Newhoff as Senior Director of Development. Essence is a highly experienced fundraiser who brings passion for Sitar’s mission and (Read More)

Sitar Named WWPR’s Pro Bono Client

February 28, 2018

We are proud to announce that Sitar Arts Center has been selected as Washington Women in Public Relations‘ (WWPR) 2018-2019 pro bono client! WWPR will support our work by helping (Read More)


September 18, 2017

Presented by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the award is the most prestigious honor conferred by the District of Columbia to individual artists, teachers, and arts organizations. (Read More)

Grant Award from the National Endowment for the Arts

July 13, 2017

Grant Award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Confers A National Level of Distinction for Sitar’s Programs Sitar Arts Center is one of only 113 organizations nationwide to (Read More)

Step Into the Future Spring Gala

March 20, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM THE HOWARD THEATRE 620 T Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 2017 HONOREES Kathryn Kincaid and Michael Lainoff GALA CO-CHAIRS Patricia and (Read More)

Sitar Recognized As “One of the Best”

November 2, 2015

Sitar Arts Center is proud to be selected for the the 2015-2016 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington as “One of the Best” community-based nonprofits in the region. Sitar underwent a rigorous (Read More)

Call for Artists for Juried Exhibit

October 8, 2015

Sixth Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Arts Exhibition: Works with Paper Sitar Arts Center celebrates arts in the community, with our sixth annual juried exhibit. The 2015 Patricia Sitar Arts Juried (Read More)

Welcome New Board Members!

September 17, 2015

Sitar Arts Center is proud to announce that David DeSantis of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty was elected as Sitar’s Board President with Clint Mann of McWilliams Ballard elected as Vice (Read More)

Register for Fall Classes

August 25, 2015

Our Fall semester is underway (September 8 to December 5, 2015), and registration for Sitar’s Arts Afterschool classes has closed. Registration for Early Childhood Arts runs through Friday, September 18, 2015. Get Early Childhood (Read More)

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