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Art on the Rocks 2011: Photos and Winners

Last week, The Art League hosted Art on the Rocks, challenging six bartenders from local restaurants to create original drinks inspired by works in The Art League Gallery. The six bartenders went all-out to create memorable cocktails — five liquid, one solid — and their work paid off, and made voting for the winner Read more →

$2,640 raised for at-risk girls in SOHO program!

Last week, ACTion Alexandria undertook to raise $750 for the award-winning program “A Space of Her Own” (SOHO), run by The Art League and the Alexandria Court Service Unit. When that fundraising goal was broken hours after it was set, the goal was raised to $2,500 — and that was broken, too, setting a Read more →

Call for Artists: 2012-2014 City of Alexandria Gallery Program

The Alexandria Office of the Arts and Alexandria Commission for the Arts invite artists to submit proposals for two and three dimensional, original exhibits to be shown in one of fifteen gallery spaces during 2012-2014. Individual artists or consortia of artists, who work, study or live in the City of Alexandria are eligible. There Read more →

Exhibit and Arts Opportunities!

Exhibit Opportunities: Greenbelt, MD   1) The Community Center Art Gallery  15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770 The gallery on the first floor of the Community Center is the program’s primary exhibition space. Shows are typically on view 5-6 weeks. Exhibitions feature both established and emerging artists with original, thought provoking work of professional quality. Read more →

Alexandria Exhibition Opportunity

Alexandria Office of the Arts and Alexandria Commission for the Arts – Call for Entries 2010-2012 The Office of the Arts and Alexandria Commission for the Arts seek artist proposals to exhibit their works in one of 12 galleries in the City.  Proposals will be accepted from individual artists, consortia of artists, and organizations Read more →

Young at Art

24th Annual Juried Art Show for Artists 55+ Deliver art to The Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA on Thursday, September 30, 10:00am – 12 noon. Pick up pieces not in show – Friday, October 10:00am – 12 noon. Entry Fee: $25 for up to three works; $15 for each additional piece. Read more →