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Sitar Stories

Submit Your Artwork: 2018 Juried Exhibition

2018 Patricia Sitar JURIED EXHIBITION Sitar Arts Center celebrates arts in the community with our ninth annual juried exhibition. The exhibition will showcase work from local artists, including student and (Read More)

2018 Gala: Be a Super Hero

Maureen Dwyer, Executive Director David DeSantis, Board of Directors President The Line INVITE YOU TO JOIN US THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM THE LINE Stay tuned (Read More)

A TONY for A. Lorraine Robinson, Sr. Director of Programs

Sitar Arts Center’s A. Lorraine Robinson, Senior Director of Programs, was recognized with a 2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Honorable Mention Award. This annual honor recognizes a K-12 theatre educator (Read More)

Washington Performing Arts

Bringing Arts Education Year-Round to Sitar Washington Performing Arts is one of the leading performing arts presenters in the country and part of its mission is to “provide lifelong learning (Read More)


Sitar Arts Center students flourish in the arts, in academics, and in life. One hundred percent of Sitar’s high school students graduate and most go on to higher education. Sitar (Read More)

Meridian Hill Pictures

The Sitar Arts Center-Meridian Hill Pictures youth documentary program and partnership began in 2011 with the production of Life as a Collage, a 24-minute documentary about beloved local art teacher Tim Gabel. Life (Read More)


Sitar Arts Center is very grateful for all of its supporters and presents the Visionary Award to individuals or organizations selected by Sitar’s Board of Directors who have demonstrated an (Read More)

The Washington Ballet

Sitar’s First Artistic Partner Sets the Bar High Artistic partners are part of the core of Sitar in providing high quality arts classes, and today Sitar is proud to have 10 (Read More)

DC Jazz Festival

 The DC Jazz Festival Celebrating 10 Years and Bringing the Love of Jazz to Younger Generations  Roberta Flack Education Program is an arts education initiative that encourages young people to (Read More)

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