Art League Events

News on upcoming events, and photos and videos from recent events, including our popular annual Patrons’ Show Fundraiser, biennial Ikebana Show, Artfête, and Art on the Rocks. To view our calendar, visit The Art League homepage.

ArtFest is this Friday!

Are you ready for ArtFest? The Art League’s popular annual open house party is this Friday, December 2, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, with more events throughout the weekend. For the low, low cost of admission — free! — you get to: Watch demos by artists, including Art League instructor and forensic artist Joe Mullins Read more →

Photoshop Lecture for Artists

The Art League Gallery became a classroom, briefly, on Tuesday for a lecture on Adobe Photoshop by Art League member John Burgess. John, who gave another lecture Wednesday on exhibition-quality prints for photographers, spelled out the basics of Photoshop and answered questions at the free lecture, part of The Art League’s FotoWeek DC events. Read more →

ArtFest is in the Air

The Art League has a weekend of fun events planned for this holiday season in another installment of our famous ArtFest. This year’s shows are great opportunities to enjoy some art and find gifts for whoever’s on your list. Don’t forget to save the date! All the ArtFest events are at our Madison Annex, Read more →

For College-Bound Arts Students: Portfolio Development Nov. 29

Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida will be at The Art League Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. This workshop will discuss aspects of how to create a successful portfolio for college-bound students. Check out this short video from the Ringling College of Art and Read more →

Upcoming Art League Events

There’s no shortage of excitement at The Art League this week as we prepare for some workshops and demos, FotoWeekDC events, and a fresh coat of paint for the gallery. Details below! To register for workshops, please call the gallery at 703-683-1780, or e-mail us at gallery@theartleague.org. Space is limited. Gallery closing: Artists with Read more →

Art on the Rocks 2011: Photos and Winners

Last week, The Art League hosted Art on the Rocks, challenging six bartenders from local restaurants to create original drinks inspired by works in The Art League Gallery. The six bartenders went all-out to create memorable cocktails — five liquid, one solid — and their work paid off, and made voting for the winner Read more →