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Everybody Wants to Rule the World

In celebration of its 40th Anniversary, Smithsonian Magazine recently published a list of “40 Things You Need to Know About the Next 40 Years”. Nestled between predictions of scientific breakthroughs and political triumphs is an article written by Hirshhorn Museum Director, Richard Koshalek, which delves into the future of contemporary art.Koshalek believes that by Read more →

Patrons’ Show Donations

 Hey Art League Members!  Have you been cleaning out your studios, trying to find space for all your work? If so, feel free to start donating pieces to our Annual Patrons’ Show!   The Art League is featured in this month’s Washingtonian Best Bet’s issue under “Zaniest Art Events” for “Best Art Fundraiser” for Read more →

CMDupré’s Alice Opening at National Harbor

Great opening last night at our National Harbor space! Everyone should check out the NEW Alice, open through Labor Day. Read more →

First Annual Youth Arts Festival of Alexandria

Great Opportunity for Young Artists!Children through age 19 are encouraged to enter original artwork for display at the festival. Arts activities will also be made available for children to explore their own creativity.  To participate, download application materials here. Read more →

Gallery Talk: How to Start A Blog with Solo Artist Megan Coyle

Thursday night in the Art League Gallery, 17 League members gathered to glean some insight into the world of blogging. This month’s solo artist, Megan Coyle, began her discussion with the basics of blogging for artists: reasons for starting a blog and what to actually blog about. A blog is a great (FREE!) way Read more →