Art Travel Workshops

Alexandria is our home, but Art Leaguers are citizens of the world! We track the adventures of our travel workshops, find teachers and members showing their work around the globe, and post photos from day trips. Fanny packs optional.

Click here to view our schedule of upcoming travel workshops.

Ethiopia Travel Workshop Date Change

If you're interested in going to the upcoming travel workshop to Ethiopia, it's not too late! Read more →

And They’re Off! Solomons Island Workshop

Peter Ulrich, watercolor instructor at The Art League, sent in two photos of what he's been painting at Solomons Island, the site of a travel workshop starting today. Read more →

Paint Pennsylvania’s Lavender Fields This June

“If I can’t get to the lavender fields of Provence, in France, Willow Pond Farm in Fairfield, Pa., will do just fine.” — New York Times There are just a few spaces remaining in our travel workshop to paint Pennsylvania’s lavender fields at their peak bloom, June 8–9! Join this weekend workshop for two Read more →

Sketch Ireland with Avis Fleming

This May, artists can pack their sketchbooks and join the latest Art League travel workshop for a tour of the Irish coastline, painting and drawing their way through the countryside’s natural and man-made sights with veteran instructor Avis Fleming. (Click to view her website, with a biography and images of work from Ireland and Read more →

Ethiopia Travel Workshop: Info Session Wednesday

Curious about joining The Art League’s upcoming travel workshop to Ethiopia with photographer Andargé Asfaw? Join us at the Madison Annex (305 Madison Street) outside room 8 for an information session, this Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00 pm. The workshop, March 11–22, is open to photographers and artists in all media, who will go on Read more →

Paint the Fall Foliage with Bobbi Pratte

Autumn in Pennsylvania: Painting Hickory Bridge Farm Plein air painting with Bobbi Pratte October 17–18, 2012 After June’s successful lavender-themed painting workshop in Pennsylvania, instructor Bobbi Pratte is returning to the area in October for another colorful event: the fall foliage at Hickory Bridge Farm. The workshop, October 17 & 18, “was a no-brainer,” Read more →