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.

Interns Needed: Art Camp, Development, & Gallery

The Art League is looking for summer interns! The internships at Art Camp, our Development Office, and the Gallery are great ways to get experience with teaching, working with children, fundraising, working with databases, and gallery operations. See below for details on the requirements and perks of each position and how to apply! Read more →

Free Talks for Photographers and Other Artists

Don’t miss two talks for artists next Thursday, May 23 in The Art League Gallery: one is a guide to creating exhibition-quality inkjet prints at home, and the other is an introduction to Photoshop for artists. Photographers and digital artists should be sure to sit in on the exhibition prints lecture for tips on Read more →

Be a SOHO Mentor

SOHO (Space of Her Own) is looking for mentors for the Old Town program, which meets Tuesday evenings. Read more for details on attending an orientation session: Read more →

Classroom Makeover

Out with the old, in with the new! The Art League’s classroom 213A in the Torpedo Factory is looking snazzy and clean with new carpeting! Our generous donor, Douglas Struck, helped underwrite a brand-new carpet for the classroom which was installed today. The refreshed space is now ready to see countless hours of creativity Read more →

Free Lectures: Photoshop for Artists & Inkjet Prints

Join photographer John Burgess in The Art League Gallery on Thursday, May 23 for two free lectures for artists: one on creating inkjet prints at home, and one on editing and saving images of artwork for digital submission. See below for details, and RSVP to to reserve your seat! Read more →

Art in City Hall Returns for Spring 2013

The Art League, the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, Del Ray Artisans, and the Torpedo Factory Artists Association have partnered together again for the latest Art in City Hall exhibit, which opened Monday. Art in City Hall hangs twice a year on the second floor of Alexandria City Hall (301 King Street), and this Read more →