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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 →

FotoWeek DC events

The Art League is hosting free workshops for the upcoming FotoWeek DC:Winter Light Photography Walk with Frank FiersteinSaturday, November 5, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Join a local abstract photographer, Frank Fierstein, on a walk through Old Town Alexandria. The session will start behind the Torpedo Factory with a brief discussion on how to use the beautiful fall Read more →

Art on the Rocks: Do You Have Your Ticket Yet?

Trae from Chadwicks serves his creation at last year’s Art on the Rocks. Do you enjoy art with a cold drink in your hand? Join The Art League next week in taking a cocktail-eyed look at our gallery. The Art League and six local mixologists present Art on the Rocks, featuring cocktails inspired by Read more →

Day 1 of Spring2ACTion!

It’s day 1 of Spring2ACTion in Alexandria and The Art League needs your support! The 44 hour event kicked off this morning and will conclude May 7 at midnight. Spring2ACTion is a massive online grassroots effort to raise money for non-profits in Alexandria. The non-profit that has the highest number of unique donors by Read more →

Spring2ACTion for The Art League, May 5-7!

Help Raise Funds for The Art League Through Spring2ACTion, May 5-7! Something incredible is going to happen on May 5th and you can be a part of it! The Art League and ACTion Alexandria is very excited to invite you to participate in Spring2ACTion, a collaborative effort to change philanthropy in Alexandria forever!For 44 Read more →