art events Archive

Talk This Tuesday: “100 Artists of Washington, DC” book

Interested in learning more about the local arts scene from someone who’s been writing about it for years? This upcoming Tuesday, May 1, local artist, art critic, blogger, and author F. Lennox Campello will be telling the story behind his book, “100 Artists of Washington, DC.” Here’s are the details: WHAT: “The story behind Read more →

Sign Up for a Critique on Tuesday

Artists: you are formally invited to register for a free critique with Art League School instructor Deanna Schwartzberg this Tuesday, April 17. From 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Deanna will critique work in the Gallery. Artists can bring two works each to the critique. Deanna teaches abstract painting at The Art League School, but Read more →

ArtFest Fever

Preparations are underway for tonight’s ArtFest party — the fun, free festival of art hosted by The Art League. The party starts at 6:00 pm at The Art League’s Madison Annex, 305 Madison St. in Alexandria. The 3-D instructional space will be open for special events including live music in the sculpture classroom, food Read more →

ArtFest is in the Air

The Art League has a weekend of fun events planned for this holiday season in another installment of our famous ArtFest. This year’s shows are great opportunities to enjoy some art and find gifts for whoever’s on your list. Don’t forget to save the date! All the ArtFest events are at our Madison Annex, Read more →

The Art League’s Plein Air Painters Visit Norfolk

The Art League Plein Air Painters, a group formed this summer, made it down to Norfolk last month for a plein air event, the fifth annual “Out & About Norfolk.” October 20 and 21, painters around the city worked at their easels, including AL Plein Air Painters Bobbi Pratte, Jill Banks, David Diaz, Jo Read more →

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 →