Music Moves Us
Dancing with the (Wolf Trap) Stars
Nov 16, 2020

Dancing with the (Wolf Trap) Stars

For 15 years, Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) has reignited a love of dance and brought ballroom style choreography to living rooms across the country. From the sexy samba to the passionate paso doble, the reality show has allowed audiences to journey with superstars as they learn about the dedication, passion, and precision necessary to become a professional dancer. In celebration of the reality television...

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Thanksgiving Ideas to Gobble Up
Nov 13, 2020

Thanksgiving Ideas to Gobble Up

Thanksgiving is almost here, and although holiday gatherings will likely be smaller this year, it’s still the season to cozy up around the dinner table and share food and festivities with those who are close. Gobble up these recipes and ideas for your at-home celebration. Appetizer: Savory Pumpkin Hummus It’s ALL about what’s on the table for this fall feast. This quick recipe is perfect for...

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Contest Rules: Cabot Giveaway
Nov 10, 2020

Contest Rules: Cabot Giveaway

Contest Rules: SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 10 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on Wednesday, December 9 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on Sunday, December 13, 2020. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia who...

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Fall Favorite Recipes from Cabot’s Farm Families
Nov 04, 2020

Fall Favorite Recipes from Cabot’s Farm Families

Stick Season: the time between when the leaves fall and the snow flies. The sounds of stick season are distinct—the crackle of leaves underfoot, the rustle of wind moving through the branches, and the friendly hiss of a radiator as it readies itself for another season. These crinkling autumn sounds can be heard while on the trails at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing...

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Western Pennsylvania Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Joanna Abel from the session “Dancing as We Grow”
Nov 03, 2020

A Year of Reflection and Innovation

This October, Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts invited its 22 affiliates and teaching artists from across the United States and Singapore, as well as Wolf Trap Foundation staff and board members, to its annual Affiliates Conference. ...

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Halloween Tricks and Treats at Home
Oct 13, 2020

Halloween Tricks and Treats at Home

Ghostly greetings! While Halloween may look a little different this year, we still encourage you to eat, drink, and be spooky. Park your brooms at the door, stop in for a spell, and enjoy a boo or two from the Wolf Trap Special Events crew! SNACK: Candy Charcuterie Board Skip the tricks this year and spend a night in with some spooky movies and your...

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Wolf Trap Pickles
Oct 02, 2020

Wolf Trap Pickles

Members have enjoyed pickled vegetables on the Encore Circle Lounge buffet for several years. In honor of National Pickle Day on November 14, Wolf Trap Foundation’s Executive Chef Chris Faessen shared his recipe for pickling cucumbers, which can also be used on artichokes, peppers, onions, cauliflower, carrots, radishes, beets, asparagus, fennel, eggplant, and more. Bread and Butter Pickles Step 1: Marinate the vegetables with salt...

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Lessons in Innovation: Spotlight on Louisiana Wolf Trap
Sep 25, 2020

Lessons in Innovation: Spotlight on Louisiana Wolf Trap

Jenny James, Affiliate Director of Louisiana Wolf Trap, Relates How Early Planning and Quick Thinking Helped Her Team Deliver Quality, Engaging Content to their Community During the Pandemic Without a doubt, this spring was challenging for the education community. Just as most schools turned to virtual learning, Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts and its affiliates transformed their in-person experiences to virtual...

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Teaching Resiliency Through the Arts
Sep 25, 2020

Teaching Resiliency Through the Arts

A Q & A with Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Valerie Branch Valerie Branch has been a Master Teaching Artist with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts since 2014, and is a Director of the Maryland Wolf Trap Affiliate. She specializes in contemporary dance, and works with teachers and students in early childhood classrooms, to deliver impactful, meaningful engagement through Classroom Residencies, Professional...

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Celebrate Homecoming at Home – Wolf Trap Style
Sep 23, 2020

Celebrate Homecoming at Home – Wolf Trap Style

Many beloved autumn traditions look a little different this year, but you can still gather family members for fall fun! Take a break from distanced-learning, and check out some of these Wolf Trap inspired activities to plan your own “Homecoming at Home” celebration. Spirit Week Spirit Week is arguably one of the best Homecoming traditions. Who doesn’t love a chance to dress up? Choose a...

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Santana
Sep 23, 2020

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Wolf Trap celebrates and honors the many Hispanic and Latin artists who have graced its stages year-round! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and take a tour around the world with these fun facts about Wolf Trap artists. Santana Last at Wolf Trap: 2015 Top Songs: “Smooth,” “Maria Maria,” “Oye Como Va” Did you know: The only consistent band member in the group’s more than 50-year history...

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Finding Your Fit
Sep 09, 2020

Finding Your Fit

Advice from Wolf Trap’s Internship and Apprenticeship Program on job- and internship-seeking in a challenging environment Throughout the year, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts employs dozens of talented prospective arts professionals through its nationally recognized Internship and Apprenticeship Program. By pairing students with working professionals in the performing arts, the program is a unique opportunity for students to learn what it’s like to...

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