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Shop Local & Support The Art League

Everyone knows you can't beat the shopping in Old Town Alexandria. But what if there was a way to make it better? Say, if you could designate your local purchase to benefit The Art League? Read more →

Join the Alexandria Commission for the Arts

The Alexandria Commission for the Arts is looking for members of the public to join. There are currently four vacancies on the board: Two for members who represent the public-at-large, as arts consumers and participants, and two for members who represent arts education or business expertise relative to arts and cultural development, including such Read more →

Alexandria Considers Public Art Policy — Express Your Support!

On Tuesday, the Alexandria City Council heard a proposal for a new public art policy that would create dedicated funding for public art projects in the city. They will be considering the proposal in September. You can read about the proposal on and vote in the poll to let the council know you Read more →

Call For Artists: Public Art and XL-XS

See the announcements below for information! The XL-XS Show Deadline: April 18. The Maryland Federation of Art invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to enter its fine art open-juried competition for artists working in extra large and extra small formats. Any two-dimensional submissions following exhibition guidelines will be Read more →

Vacancy on Alexandria Commission for the Arts

The Alexandria Commission for the Arts has an opening: The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill the following vacancies on City of Alexandria boards, commissions and committees.  Council will act on these vacancies at the February 14, 2012, City Council meeting.  All applicants must complete a Personal Data Record Form and return Read more →

Vacancies on Alexandria’s Public Art Committee

Alexandria artists, arts professionals and arts appreciators: the Public Art Committee has some openings and is looking for volunteers to fill the empty seats! Details are below. The Alexandria Commission for the Arts is seeking volunteers to serve on the Public Art Committee.  Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Read more →