Art League News

News from The Art League, including community outreach, important local and national arts policy, and other news we think you'll be interested in.

The Art League and Downton Abbey

Starting this Saturday, October 6 at 8pm, you can catch Art League ads during Downton Abbey on WETA UK! The WETA UK Event: The Complete Downton Abbey Starting October 6, WETA UK will present The Complete Downton Abbey on Saturdays at 8 pm through November 10. Here’s how to tune in: You can watch Read more →

Q&A With Award-Winner Trinka Roeckelein

In the September All-Media exhibit, on view now through October 1, the juror awarded second prize to Sir Hog, a captivating sculpture of a warthog by Trinka Roekelein. Trinka’s work also won a prize in last month’s “The Shape of Things” sculpture exhibit, when her Giraffe Boy was selected for the Monkith Saaid Sculpture Read more →

Drawing Marathon & Ice Cream Bowls: Weekend in Review

This past weekend was a great one for The Art League, and the long-awaited Drawing Marathon and the return of the annual Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser were both hugely successful! Thank you to everyone who participated! The Drawing Marathon, from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm on Saturday, included models and visits from Art League Read more →

Live from the Drawing Marathon and Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser

Update: Due to the storm, the King Street Art Festival has been packed up for today (Saturday) and the Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser along with it. Find us tomorrow at the corner of King and Fairfax Streets. This weekend’s events at The Art League are underway! A few hours in, the Drawing Marathoners are Read more →

Reminder: Handmade Bowls and Ice Cream This Weekend!

The Art League’s Ice Cream Bowl Fundaiser 2012 Saturday and Sunday, September 8 & 9, 11:00 am–4:00 pm Market Square in Alexandria (Corner of North Fairfax and King Streets) $15 for a bowl and ice cream Don’t miss your chance to get your very own ice cream bowls! This weekend, along with the Drawing Read more →

Ready, Set, Draw this Saturday

Are you ready for Saturday’s “30-Something” Drawing Marathon? To get you properly excited, here’s the slate of instructors you can expect to see at the 12-hour fundraising event, where a $30 donation allows you to draw for as long as you like from a variety of models and still life setups (created by watercolor Read more →