Summer Camps & Activites Catalouge at THEARC

Learn about all of the great camps and activities for youth coming up this summer at THEARC!

WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series at THEARC

EVERY Wednesday, April 2-April 30, 2014 | 6PM-8PM
WALA Creative Spring ’14 Entrepreneurship Series offers informational sessions on legal issues for creative entrepreneurs! FREE admission for THEARC members! 


Trinity at THEARC General Studies Information Session

Thursday, April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Come to an information session at THEARC to learn more about Trinity's Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies!

Double Time Jazz @ THEARC Theater presents Bobbi Humphrey

April 25, 2014| 8:00 PM

"The First Lady of the Flute" returns to THEARC Theater for a very special Double Time Jazz performance!


The Washington Ballet: Who Cares? & Green Eggs and Ham

Saturday, May 17- Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 1PM & 5PM each day

Set to the music of George Gershwin, this exuberant ballet captures the best of Broadway at THEARC!



Atiya is student at St. Thomas Moore Catholic School. Every year, she comes to Children’s Health Center at THEARC for routine immunizations. Atiya also loves attending holiday plays with her class at THEARC Theater. She hopes to one day...

Upcoming Events

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Wed, 04/23/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Welcome to THEARC!

Officially opened in 2005, the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC) was built and is run by Building Bridges Across the River, a nonprofit 501-c-3 organization.  THEARC is a $27 million, 110,000 square foot , state-of-the-art campus located in Washington, DC's Ward 8.  With a mission of working to improve the quality of life for residents of Ward 8, THEARC is home to eleven of Washington, DC's best nonprofit agencies, all of which share the goal of helping children and adults reach their full potential.

In addition to Building Bridges Across the River and its nonprofit partner agencies, THEARC is home to THEARC Theater, a 365-seat community theater that is the only theater of any kind located east of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC-where children and adults alike can come together to expand their horizons through music, dance and stage events as well as community gatherings.  Read More...