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Artist Opportunities: November 12, 2013

See below for details on upcoming talks, exhibits, and calls for artists. This week's banner image: a detail from the painting Coastal Route 1 by Art League instructor Susan Abbott. Read more →

Arts Safari Tomorrow

Come by the Torpedo Factory tomorrow (Saturday, October 12) from 12:00 to 4:00 pm for a host of fun kids' activities, including a scavenger hunt in The Art League Gallery! Read more →

Helen Banes Retrospective at Fiberworks

Opening this Saturday at Fiberworks (studio 14 in the Torpedo Factory), there will be a retrospective exhibit of fiber artist and jewelry designer Helen Banes. Helen was a Torpedo Factory artist through 2010 and taught beading workshops at The Art League. The exhibit is open September 14–23, with receptions on the 15th and 22nd. Read more →

Artist Opportunities: January 8, 2013

See below for two upcoming opportunities at the Torpedo Factory! You can click the banner above to view past opportunities posts. Torpedo Factory Visiting Artist Program Deadline: February 10, 2013 (opens January 10). Emerging and experienced artists are encouraged to apply for residencies of one, two, or three months at the Torpedo Factory Art Center Read more →

Opportunities for Artists

Today’s roundup includes opportunities as near as the Torpedo Factory and as far as Brazil. See below for details on upcoming deadlines. Good luck! Fellowship: The Instituto Sacatar in Bahia, Brazil Deadline: January 16, 2012 – The Instituto Sacatar in Bahia, Brazil, provides airfare, studio, room and board to competitively selected artists of all Read more →

The Art League’s Monthly Plein Air Painting Event

Jack Dyer Once a month on second Sunday mornings this summer, a group of painters can be seen setting up shop by the Alexandria waterfront. They pull out their easels, arrange the canvases, spread out their paints and brushes, and get to work immortalizing the beautiful scenery.  Vicki Blum This group of artists is Read more →