Latino Heritage Festival at the Glen Echo Arts Festival

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Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD 20812
Free, No Registration Needed. 
Glen Echo Park
Demonstrations Kids & Families Performances
Celebrate Latino history and culture with the National Museum of the American Latino at the Echo Arts Festival. This family-friendly day at Glen Echo Park will feature hands-on demonstrations, art classes, yoga, dance classes, musical theater performances, and more. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream and the Roaming Coyote. Free shuttle service will be provided from select locations in the Washington area. Specific shuttle information coming soon.  Smithsonian activities will include demonstrations, workshops, and hands-on activities. 

Timed Demonstrations with: 
  • Karla Kopalli, a multidisciplinary artist and activist whose work bridges nature, sustainability, and spiritual expression through collective and regenerative art-making practices. 
  • The Capoeira Spot, which is home to CapoeiraDC, a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to promote the Afro-Brazilian martial art of capoeira in the DC community. Our vision is to empower the DC community with capoeira's art form of liberation for generations to come. Join us in bringing our vision to reality 
  • Yoga workshop with Nicole Garcia Diaz, DC-based yoga teacher from Miami, FL, who is passionate about creating a non-judgmental space to help students be present, find peace, and connect their movement with their breath. 
Hands-on Activities: 
  • the National Museum of the American Latino will be offering hands-on activities from the General Motors Learning Lounge including the Science Behind the Spices and the art and science of Natural Dyes. 
  • The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center will be offering a water quality exploration hands-on activity. 
  • Smithsonian Gardens will feature Victory and Community Garden activities. 

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