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Art All Night 2023


Art All Night returns Saturday, September 30, 7 pm - midnight

Join Tenleytown Main Street as we celebrate the visual and performing arts, showcasing the diverse talents of the city’s creative community. Art All Night is a citywide arts celebration presented by DC Main Streets with generous support from the Department of Small & Local Business Development and the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities. Since 2016, Tenleytown Main Street has produced Art All Night in Tenleytown, featuring more than 200 visual and performing artists annually. Nearly 19,000 people attended the Tenleytown festival in 2022, and TMS looks forward to welcoming art lovers again to our business district this fall.

Mark your calendars now for Art All Night 2023. Click the tabs above, bookmark this page, and follow Tenleytown Main Street on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter for updates and the latest Art All Night info.

Check out the video below for a sampling of art and performances from Art All Night 2022, when nearly 19,000 festival attendees enjoyed exhibits, performances, and interactive art experiences throughout Tenleytown. 


Become an Art All Night 2023 Sponsor!

Art All Night celebrates the performing and visual arts, showcasing the diverse talents of our city’s creative community. Be a part of making the arts come alive in Tenleytown – and engage tens of thousands of potential customers through extensive visibility opportunities. Art All Night - Tenleytown marketing materials reach more than 450,000 people annually.


There are sponsorship and advertising opportunities at a variety of investment levels available. Additional in-kind and underwriting opportunities are also available. Click here to view the full advertisement and sponsorship package or contact Tenleytown Main Street at or 202-362-1815. 


Be a part of Art All Night and help make the arts come alive in Tenleytown! Join our volunteer team.

Art All Night could never take place without the help of a community of incredible volunteers. Whether you want to help craft the vision for this year's festival, work closely with a single art or performance venue, or prefer to volunteer a couple hours during the event, there are opportunities for every level of interest and availability. All volunteers receive a FREE t-shirt as a thank you gift, and get to work with a fun, creative team. Help make Art All Night a positive and memorable experience for everyone involved - come join our volunteer team!


Email or call 202-362-1815 for more information on becoming a member of the Art All Night team.


Art All Night Planning Committee

Art All Night committee members bring their creative energy, can-do spirit, and love for the arts to plan and produce the annual festival. Volunteers with backgrounds in the visual or performing arts, event planning, volunteer management, community outreach, and marketing welcomed, as well as anyone who wants to roll-up their sleeves and learn what goes into producing a large-scale community event. 


Venue Coordinators

Love planning & details? Enjoy working with artists? Help the Art All Night committee finalize logistical details for one of our Art All Night venues, and be the lead volunteer during the event. Venue Coordinators volunteer 1-2 hours per week in the month prior to the event, and approximately 4 hours on the night of the event, still leaving plenty of time to enjoy the festival.


Volunteer during Art All Night

To make the festival a success, Tenleytown Main Street depends on local assistance of 40 - 50 amazing people with great personalities and a love for the community!  Our night-of volunteers are among our most crucial roles as they provide support to our talented local artists and help festival goers enjoy all Art All Night has to offer. Volunteers for Art All Night will be the first contact for many of the thousands of patrons expected to attend the event. Their critical role will be to provide logistical support to artists and performers and to foster a spirit of helpfulness and hospitality for attendees. With multiple two-hour shifts available, you can volunteer and then explore Art All Night for the rest of the evening.

Apply to Participate in Art All Night 2023!

Calling all artists and performers! Apply to participate in Art All Night in Tenleytown on Saturday, September 30 from 7pm - midnight.


Tenleytown Main Street seeks expressions of interest from artists who would like to exhibit their work or perform during Art All Night. Previous festivals have included paintings, photography, textiles, collages and mixed media, sculpture, drawings, ceramics, mosaics, jewelry, light projections, musical performances, martial arts, dance, comedy, poetry and play readings, film, and interactive art projects and installations. Art of all kinds is welcomed, and artists of all backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply.




Have questions? Contact Elise Plonski at Tenleytown Main Street at or 202-362-1815.