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.

Critique with Nora Heimann

There’s one slot left for the critique with August ‘Scapes juror Nora Heimann. Anyone who was not accepted in the exhibit, may bring 2 pieces. The critique is on Monday, September 21, 4-6pm. Please rsvp to roseo@theartleague.org. Those not wishing to participate are welcome to listen in and do not need to RSVP. Read more →

Special Offer for Art League Members

The Alexandria Symphony has partnered with us many times and is generously extending the following offer to members of The Art League: Be Inspired by Nature with the ASO! The Alexandria Symphony opens its 2009-2010 Inspired by Nature Season on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 8pm at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Read more →

Target Gallery – Calls for Entry

The Target Gallery currently has exhibition opportunities that you can submit to. 1. Pandora’s Box – Sculptural Show that examines the title’s themeDeadline for entries: October 5, 2009 Exhibition Dates: December 10 – January 10, 2010Description: This exhibition examines the theme of the title Pandora’s Box. Artists must create work based on this theme Read more →

Looking for Volunteer Mentors for Art-Based Mentoring Program

Are you interested in serving as a mentor for the 2009-2010 Space Of Her Own (SOHO) program? SOHO serves at-risk 5th grade girls from Alexandria. SOHO is an art-based mentoring program in which volunteer mentors are paired each paired with a SOHO girl. Together, girls and mentors meet weekly to learn life skills, eat Read more →

Art in City Hall – "Our Town"

Art in City Hall receiving will be Saturday, July 18, 10am-2pm at Alexandria City Hall, 2nd floor (please use the Cameron Street entrance). The theme is “Our Town”. Work should feature images of Alexandria or works about Alexandria, the diverse population that makes up our city, the varied daily activities of the city, and Read more →

"Fabrications" is worth a visit!

Fabrications, Nancy Pane Fortwengler’s solo show at The Art League, is getting noticed! Check out mentions in The Washington Post and by its Going Out Gurus, an article in artist Ashley Spencer’s popular blog Art Is Everywhere and in Washington Life Magazine. Fabrications closes July 6 — stop in soon to see what all Read more →