Art Classes & Workshops

News from our art classes in Old Town Alexandria, including teacher interviews, videos from inside the classroom, and updates on teachers and students. Find out what's going on at the School and what class you want to take next!

To search the current catalog of classes, visit The Art League School home page.

1,001 Gift Ideas for the Art-Lover You Love

Whether that special someone loves making art, learning about it, or just appreciating it, there are lots of opportunities to give them something special. Read more →

Save the Date for Our Open House & Holiday Sales

Join us at our Madison Annex as we kick off the holiday season and see what happens at The Art League’s school! Read more →

Winter Classes Are Coming: Registration Now Open

These are the months where nothing feels nicer than a sip of cocoa from a mug you made yourself. Or wrapping up in a scarf you weaved. Or sending a card you drew/painted/printed — yourself. Read more →

Dye, Felt, Spin, Print: Upcoming Fiber Workshops

Ready to add something special to your cold-weather wardrobe? Make it yourself in a fiber arts workshop! Read more →

What is Gesture Drawing? Find Out, Saturdays This Fall

The phrase might bring to mind a game of charades, but it's really all about "the essence of rhythm and movement," says John Murray, an Art League instructor who will be teaching Gesture Drawing this Fall. Read more →

Never Too Late: Fall Classes Start Today!

The 2017–18 school year at The Art League — the best place to take classes in the DC area — has officially begun! Read more →