About Our Blog
Welcome to the blog for The Art League, a multi-faceted visual arts organization serving artists in the DC Metro area and beyond. We post news and information for artists, students, exhibit- and event-goers, and everyone else interested in art.
Bookmark our blog, sign up for our weekly e-newsletter, or subscribe to our RSS feed to get the latest news from The Art League — upcoming classes, new exhibits, fun events, and more! In addition, you can expect to see these regular features:
Art League Events: Announcements and info on upcoming events, and photos and videos from recent events. Many events, special exhibits, and collaborations take place at The Art League throughout the year, including our popular annual Patrons’ Show Fundraiser, biennial Ikebana Show, Artfête, and Art on the Rocks.
Art League News: News from The Art League, including the SOHO community outreach program, the school’s ongoing Madison Annex Build-Out Project and move, important local and national arts policy, and other news we think you’ll be interested in.
Artful Resources: Links, articles, and other useful information for Art League artists. Topics include how to build an online presence for your art, how to craft an artist statement or photograph your work, online resources, and other helpful tips where we find them.
Artist Interviews: Q&A interviews with the artists whose work is chosen by jurors as best in show in the monthly exhibits at The Art League Gallery. Learn about the stories and the creative process behind these award-winning works of art from the artists who created them!
Artist Opportunities: We find the latest open exhibits, calls for entries, contests, competitions, arts jobs, fellowships, open studio space, and other announcements, and post them here. Watch for new announcements as they come in, and make sure not to miss those deadlines!
The Art League Gallery: Photos from each month’s new gallery exhibits, news about upcoming and current shows, and behind-the-scenes stories. Also, look for announcements about free lectures, critiques, and other events going on in the gallery. (Click here to view current and upcoming exhibits on our website.)
The Art League School: News from classes at the school, instructional demo videos from Art League instructors, and updates on teachers and students. Find out what’s going on in Art League School classrooms and what class you want to take next! (Click here to view our online school catalog.)
Travel Workshops: Alexandria is our home, but Art Leaguers are citizens of the world! We track the adventures of our travel workshops, find teachers and members showing their work around the globe, and post photos from day trips. Fanny packs optional. (Click here to view our upcoming travel workshops.)