With the support of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for the Arts and Culture

Come and help us celebrate in Art Deco Society style at the fabulous Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom. Enjoy dancing to premier musicians with the Con Brio Five Piece Ensemble playing music from the 1920-30's period for your ballroom dancing pleasure. The afternoon will include a program looking back at four decades of accomplishments plus a look at how the Art Deco Society continues to find creative and engaging ways to preserve, educate, and celebrate the many aspects of this fabulous period. Put on your black tie/vintage optional dress, while enjoying a fabulous fall afternoon with food, dancing, sharing memories and celebrating the Art Deco Society of Washington.

Photo Courtesy of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for the Arts and Culture

Deadline is October 30, 2022

send in proof of vaccination

In accordance with requirements imposed by Glen Echo, all attendees must be fully vaccinated for Covid. To expedite admissions, ADSW has established a preclearance process to verify the Covid vaccination status of attendees. Please submit a photo of the vaccination/booster card for each member of your party to [email protected] by October 30, 2022.

We will send you an Express check in letter allowing you to "skip the vaccination verification line" on November 13th. If you have already submitted your vaccination information, thank you! If you have not submitted the required photo of your card, please submit it now.

Those who do not have preclearance will have to wait in line on November 13th while their vaccination status is verified. Those unable to present a vaccination card on November 13th will not be admitted. No refunds. We look forward to seeing you November 13th. Further information about parking and the planned program will be provided a few days before the event.

Joanne Aaronson
Art Deco Society of Washington
[email protected]

Early Ticket Purchase Before September 30,  2022
Members: $85
Nonmembers: $125

October 1 - 30, 2022
Members: $95
Nonmembers: $135

Not a member? Join and get the member pricing! Your additional gift will help ADSW to produce this event. Includes listing Event program. Gifts in increments of $25, up to $250
Included in your ticket price is one drink then a cash bar, hors d'oevres, lunch stations, and french pastries/cake for dessert.

A vintage program highlighting 40 years of accomplishments and events and the live music of the Con Brio Ensemble for your ballroom dancing pleasure (2-5pm). The full event is noon to 5pm with check-in starting at 11:30 am.

There are two parking lots in walking distance to the venue. Information about rideshare options coming soon.

Please be advised that Glen Echo has a Vaccinated Only policy. Only those guests with full vaccinations/boosters may attend. Email a photo of your Vaccination/booster card to [email protected] NO LATER THAN OCT. 30, 2022, OR BRING YOUR CARD TO THE EVENT.

If you test positive for COVID or have symptoms s,please stay home.

From CDC: Up to date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.

Masks: Masks are currently optional, but strongly encouraged while dancing in the Spanish Ballroom. 

If you have questions, concerns, would like to sponsor, or would like to volunteer, please contact the event Chair Joanne Aaronson at [email protected]

40th Anniversary Celebration  DEtails


The program is offered in cooperation with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for the Arts and Culture. The Mediterranean Art Deco Spanish Ballroom is on the National Register of Historic Places and part of Glen Echo National Park, a wonderfully restored campus complete with a carousel and multiple buildings of the Art Deco and other eras now re-purposed for public arts and education uses. All may be visited at various times of the year. 

About the Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom

con brio!

We are delighted to add Con Brio! to the program line-up.  The ensemble will play traditional ballroom musical selections from the 1920s and 1930s for everyone's dancing and listening pleasure.

Be sure to scroll all of the way down on the Con Brio! website page to Salon Ensembles to sample the type of music that will be played for our celebration.

About Con Brio! Ensembles

Sponsor the celebration

corporate sponsorship

The Art Deco Society of Washington is an all-volunteer, non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Founded in 1982, we preserve and celebrate the era's architectural and cultural achievements. Anchored by nearly 300 active members and 2,000 contacts, ADSW has grown over 50% and presented over 30 programs since 2018. Please help us meet the demands of historic preservation and our programing and educational outreach. We welcome your contributions to support our mission to preserve, educate and celebrate! Our supporters will be recognized at our 40th Anniversary Celebration on November 13, 2022 at Glen Echo Park’s Spanish Ballroom. 

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