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.

On the Horizon: Travel Workshop to Ethiopia

It’s not too soon to start getting excited about The Art League’s travel workshop this spring to Ethiopia. We spoke to instructor and photographer Andargé Asfaw, who was born in Ethiopia and called the land “a paradise” for photographers and other artists. This workshop is open to artists of all media. Inside Abune Aron Read more →

Winter Painting Retreat in the Bahamas Almost Sold Out

“I think the Bahamas the best place I have ever found.” — Winslow Homer Has the approach of winter got you singing the blues? Escape the cold and gray and add some color to the season with The Art League’s upcoming travel workshop to the Bahamas this February. But don’t expect just a vacation. Read more →

Travel Tuesday: See What You’re Missing

The Art League’s travel workshops have included trips to far-flung destinations including Barcelona, London, Provence, and the Bahamas, and more local spots such as Richmond. Apart from the potential for some sight-seeing, travel is a great way to find inspiration — just ask any of the instructors who have led workshops in the past: Read more →

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 →

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 →