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 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 →

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 →