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.

Travel workshops with The Art League: FAQs

The Art League’s amazing travel workshops — including local day trips and international workshops in such locations as the Bahamas and Spain —  are great ways to learn more about art and culture while globetrotting with expert instructors. Curious about joining us on the next expedition? We asked Travel Workshop Coordinator Margaret Cerutti for Read more →

Winter Break in the Bahamas with Susan Abbott

With as cold as it’s been this week, everyone is going to be itching to escape somewhere WARM and sunny this winter. Now is the time to book your Winter Break to the Bahamas with internationally known artist Susan Abbott! From February 9-14, 2012, escape to Elbow Cay, a tiny gem amongst the islands Read more →

Did You Know The Art League has a Supply Store?

The Art League’s non-profit, service based art supply store is truly unique. Not only is it one of the last few physical shops in the Washington, DC area where you can walk in and buy artists’ materials, but our store employees are knowledgeable, working artists who are ready and willing to guide you through Read more →

October and November Workshops

 by Lisa Vershbow, teaching “Earrings, Rings, and Things: Jewelry with Felt and Metal.” The Fall Term may be underway, but there are still plenty of special workshops you can sign up for in October and November! Visit our school homepage and download a PDF. Read more →

Painting & Sculpture: A Week in Thomas, WV

Sign up to spend a week in Thomas, West Virginia studying with renowned artists Danni Dawson, Mike Francis, and Paul Lucchesi. The quaint and quirky town of Thomas is the perfect backdrop and retreat for a week of intense artistic creation. Focus on landscape and still life painting with Danni and Mike, or sculpt Read more →

Summer Art Camp!

How cute is this?! This is the design on our 2011 Art Camp t-shirts, designed by one of our school staffers 🙂 There’s still space in our summer art camp for kids, so go and sign your little ones up! It’s super fun – the whole staff would sneak away to art camp if Read more →