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.

FotoWeek DC events

The Art League is hosting free workshops for the upcoming FotoWeek DC:Winter Light Photography Walk with Frank FiersteinSaturday, November 5, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Join a local abstract photographer, Frank Fierstein, on a walk through Old Town Alexandria. The session will start behind the Torpedo Factory with a brief discussion on how to use the beautiful fall Read more →

Art on the Rocks: Do You Have Your Ticket Yet?

Trae from Chadwicks serves his creation at last year’s Art on the Rocks. Do you enjoy art with a cold drink in your hand? Join The Art League next week in taking a cocktail-eyed look at our gallery. The Art League and six local mixologists present Art on the Rocks, featuring cocktails inspired by Read more →

Critique Next Tuesday with Instructor Deanna Schwartzberg

Join Art League instructor Deanna Schwartzberg for a group critique on Tuesday, October 25, 1:00–3:00 pm in The Art League Gallery. Members can bring up to two pieces for critique. Please call 703-683-1780 or e-mail gallery@theartleague.org to sign up. Space is limited. Deanna’s interest in abstract painting began with her earliest art experience as Read more →

Copyright for Artists Lecture Tonight in the Gallery

Tonight at 7:00 pm is the second lecture in our fall speaker series, Copyright for Artists.Sam Miller, Intellectual Property lawyer and member of The Art League, will talk about issues related to copyright  for artists including how to copyright your own images and when you can use copyrighted images as source material for your Read more →

FOTOWEEK DC: International Awards Competition

If you’re a photographer in DC, then FOTOWEEK DC is probably already on your calendar. But if not, make sure you check out their website and see how you can get involved! 2011 FotoWeek DC International Awards Competition Challenge the Way We Look at the World FotoWeek DC’s fourth Annual International Awards Competition is Read more →

The Art League’s Monthly Plein Air Painting Event

Jack Dyer Once a month on second Sunday mornings this summer, a group of painters can be seen setting up shop by the Alexandria waterfront. They pull out their easels, arrange the canvases, spread out their paints and brushes, and get to work immortalizing the beautiful scenery.  Vicki Blum This group of artists is Read more →