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.

Ikebana Show Sneak Preview

In one week, the four-day Ikebana Show, the unique combination of fine art and flower arrangements that comes to The Art League Gallery every two years, will finally open! Next Thursday, artists from the Washington, DC Sogetsu School of Ikebana, one of the many schools of thought of the art of Japanese flower arranging, Read more →

League of 25 Sculpture Competition Photos

Thursday night was the opening reception for the April exhibits in The Art League Gallery, and it also marked the launch of the League of 25 with a relay-style found object sculpture competition. The League of 25 is a new society of Art League supporters who pitch in to fund an exhibit while having Read more →

Today’s Critique with Deanna Schwartzberg

Today’s critique with Deanna Schwartzberg, who teaches abstract painting at The Art League School, offered a small group of artists constructive criticism on a variety of their works. Deanna and the group set up a semicircle in the gallery. She offered ideas on composition, color, and other perspectives. The other artists present were asked Read more →

Sign Up for a Critique on Tuesday

Artists: you are formally invited to register for a free critique with Art League School instructor Deanna Schwartzberg this Tuesday, April 17. From 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Deanna will critique work in the Gallery. Artists can bring two works each to the critique. Deanna teaches abstract painting at The Art League School, but Read more →

Opening Reception and Sculpture Contest Thursday

Light refreshments and friendly competition are on the menu for Thursday’s opening reception for April’s exhibits, “Earth,” “April All-Media Exhibit,” and “Somewhere in the Orient II.” (More photos are in this blog post.) The opening reception and meet the artist will take place from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in The Art League Gallery. Things Read more →

Opening Reception Tonight: “Play” and “Elemental”

The March shows in The Art League Gallery are in like a couple of lions, with a solo show of encaustic paintings by Georgia Nassikas and the juried “Play” exhibit featuring works in all media incorporating the theme of play. The opening reception for these amazing shows is tonight at 6:30! If you can’t Read more →