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Help The Art League

The City of Alexandria is participating in a survey by Americans for the Arts to study the economic impact of arts on the city. Whether you’ve taken an Art League class or attended one of our events, please do a favor for The Art League and local arts by filling out this pdf and 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 →

Travel workshops with The Art League: FAQs

The Art League’s amazing travel workshops — including local day trips and international workshops in such locations as the Bahamas and Spain —  are great ways to learn more about art and culture while globetrotting with expert instructors. Curious about joining us on the next expedition? We asked Travel Workshop Coordinator Margaret Cerutti for Read more →

Day-Long State Tour with The Art League!

Leuchtenberg Diamond Tiara,1900 Briolette, pear-shaped and old-cut diamonds, gold, platinum Arthur and Dorothy McFerrin Collection © C & M Photographers The Art League is gearing up for a day trip! On August 18th, we’re taking registered guests to Richmond to see “Faberge’ Revealed.” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and then to Petersburg, Virginia to Read more →

New Sculpture Camp Added!

This special, last-minute addition to the summer camp roster is all about sculpture! The diversity of clay and other media is the focus of this camp on the third dimension. All materials are provided.Is your child yearning for something new? Art camp provides a wonderful way of introducing children to several forms of visual art. Read more →

Video Demo: A Still Life Created Before Your Very Eyes!

Even in a quick visit to The Art League School’s still life painting class, one can learn so much. Instructor Kurt Schwarz demonstrated the basics of creating a still life portrait in roughly twenty minutes; he makes it look so easy! “Self Portrait” by Kurt Schwarz Here, in an edited 2+ minute composition, we Read more →