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Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Hill Center will be closed for the Winter Holidays from Friday, December 23 through Monday, January 2. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3.

2023 Regional Juried Exhibition Opening Reception

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Please join us at Hill Center on Wednesday, January 11th from 6:30pm-8:30pm for an Opening Reception celebrating our newest 2023 Regional Juried Exhibition. This year's exhibition features over 110 pieces from 105 different local DMV artists. This year’s show was juried by Nehemiah Dixon, Senior Director for Programs and Community Engagement at The Phillips Collection.…

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Reckoning with the Crypto Implosion

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Reckoning with the Crypto Implosion,” a look at how government paved the way for the explosion and collapse of Bitcoin, FTX, and other cryptocurrencies and can make using them safe again, with V. Gerard Comizio, who teaches one of the nation’s first courses on virtual currency law as an adjunct professor and associate…

A Trip to Thailand – Pad Thai, Thai Beef Salad, & More w/ Globetrotter Marianne Tshihamba

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

In this interactive cooking class, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels. Learn to make well-known dishes like Pad Thai, Thai beef salad, and Sticky Rice and Mango. Marianne will also conduct a fish sauce tasting and a collection of essential Thai ingredients including galangal, lemongrass, lime leaves, Thai basil, turmeric, fresh peppercorns,…

$69.00

Storytelling: A Workshop in Creative Nonfiction

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Dust off those old blog posts or travel journals—preparing them for submission! Creative nonfiction is a broad genre that includes personal essays, memoir, humor, portraits/profiles, nature and travel writing, journalism (popular, long form, and literary), observational or descriptive reports, general-interest criticism, writing about, for, and with communities—and more. Pieces typically mix the factual and the…

$55.00

Grounding Workshop for Yoga Asana w/ District Yoga

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

This workshop is great for anyone with foundational knowledge of an asana, or physical/postural, yoga practice. Join Carley Vitek to learn more about how to ground and engage your legs throughout your asana practice! We will open class with about 40 minutes of a Vinyasa flow, then we will spend about 20-30 minutes exploring yoga…

Chinese Lunar New Year Feast with Janet Cam

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Join Janet Cam to ring in the Year of the Rabbit 4721! Janet Cam is a Culinary Strategist and wine expert, best known as the co-founder/proprietor of the first nouvelle cuisine restaurant in America: Washington, DC’s LePavillon, which was honored with Wine Spectator’s Grand Award for their wine list. Cam’s clients have included the Q…

$85.00 – $100.00
Recurring

Frontlines: Infant and Child CPR

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

It takes two hours of your time to learn the skills that could save your child’s life. During this class you will learn Infant and Child CPR, AED and what to do if your child or infant is choking.  The class applies to infants and up to age 12. These are skills everyone caring for an…

Profs & Pints DC: The Tale of Sea Shanties

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

  Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Tale of Sea Shanties,” with Jessica M. Floyd, scholar of sea shanties during the Great Age of Sail. As this event is in-person, we require all attendees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to show proof of vaccination at the door.  Climb aboard with Profs and Pints and spend part of…

EAST Workshop: Darrell Cortez Introduces Glass Window Staining SOLD OUT

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Darrel Cortez returns for the first EAST workshop of 2023 on January 15th with glass window staining! A little history, glass window staining reached its height of popularity during Medieval and Renaissance times. Windows in the shape of a circle that features radial symmetry are called rose windows. The cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris is…

Free

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills SOLD OUT

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Learning how to properly yield a knife is key to cooking great meals safely. Do you want to learn how to chop vegetables like a pro or learn the proper uses for certain knives? Join Chef Wendi James in Hill Center's kitchen as she teaches the essentials of knife skills for beginners! Learn the techniques…

$45.00
Recurring

Contemporary Watercolors Course

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Join us for a contemporary approach to painting with watercolors with Christine Vineyard. Students will learn how to use several different types of watercolor paints (tube, liquid and pencils) and approach them in a contemporary way over the course of three classes. This course will give students the skills to create paintings on their own…

$126

Family Style: Dan Dan Noodles

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

In this interactive cooking class, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels. Take your taste buds on a tour of Sichuan! Marianne will walk guests through this classic street food dish distinguished by its use of spicy Sichuan peppers. This class is for anyone who wants to learn the secrets behind this popular…

$69.00

Contemporary Watercolors Workshop

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Join us for a contemporary approach to painting with watercolors with Christine Vineyard. Students will learn how to use several different types of watercolor paints (tube, liquid and pencils) and approach them in a contemporary way. This class will give students the skills to create paintings on their own with a variety of materials, many…

$52.00

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Learn a new technique and create your very own print in this workshop with Christine Vineyard! Students will walk away with basic knowledge and instructions for how to create a linoleum block print from start to finish. By the end of class, students will have a carved block and at least one final print to…

$60.00

Snow Day Sip ‘n Paint!

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Join us for a night of fun and creativity as we put the “wine” in unwind with Christine Vineyard! This class will teach you how to paint with a brush in one hand and a drink in the other (as it should be)! This class is a perfect happy hour stop before hitting the dining…

$65.00

Opera Starts with Oh! Performing in the Time of Pergolesi!

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

REGISTER HERE Join Lead Teaching Artist, Sarah Laughland, for this In-Person session of Opera Starts with Oh! exploring the operas of the famous Italian composer and artist, Giovanni Pergolesi, and the musical works that etched his name in history, particularly his popular comedy La Servante maîtresse and his beloved Stabat Mater. We’ll dive into the music of La Servante maîtresse and Stabat Mater with violinist…

Recurring

Super Soccer Stars (Ages 1-5)

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

At Super Soccer Stars, dynamic coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each…

Recurring

Mister Mike’s Music Together® Mixed Ages – Indoors

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Each week in Music Together® Mixed-Age Classes at While They're Little, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grownups who love them gather for 45 minutes of fun-filled family music time. Your teacher…

Recurring

Mister Mike’s Music Together® Mixed Ages – Indoors

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Each week in Music Together® Mixed-Age Classes at While They're Little, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grownups who love them gather for 45 minutes of fun-filled family music time. Your teacher…

Recurring

Tippi Toes: Ballet Tap Jazz (3-5 years)

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Join Tippi Toes® for a high-energy dance class designed to keep boys and girls engaged in continual motion from the first step to the last beat. Our positive, upbeat classes…

Recurring

Tippi Toes: Tippi Pro (5-7yrs)

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Tippi Pro takes our Ballet Tap Jazz combo class to a whole new level - introducing more complex dance steps, combos, and steps across the floor in the same upbeat,…

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills SOLD OUT

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Learning how to properly yield a knife is key to cooking great meals safely. Do you want to learn how to chop vegetables like a pro or learn the proper…

$45.00
Recurring

Basic Drawing Techniques: Drawing From an Image

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

This course is designed for adults who wish to start drawing, but aren't sure where to begin! We will be working on basic drawing skills and techniques over the course…

$99.00
Recurring

French Language Course: Beginner I/II (Winter 2023)

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

While fluency is developed over years, confidence is built in the classroom. In this blended Beginner level class, the instructor will introduce the alphabet and the basic tenets of the…

$199.00 – $325.00

Folger Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare as a Starting Point

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Panelists: Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Erin Frisby, Caleen Sinnette Jennings, and Kim Roberts Join the Folger as we convene a panel of artists to explore how Shakespeare inspires new generations…

Recurring

Busy Bees: Music & Art Day Off Camp (Ages 2 to 9)

Hill Center DC 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

Busy Bees Music & Art Playgroup will be holding a Day Off camps for children ages 2-years-old to nine-years-old during the 2022-2023 DCPS school year. There will be 3 programs: Busy Bees for ages 24-48 months, Buzzing Bees for ages 4-6 years, and Bumbling Bees for ages 6-9 years. Full and part-time days, weeks, and…

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