Our 60th Anniversary Community Canvas
"By nurturing the artist, we enrich the community. The Art League develops the artist through education, exhibition, and a stimulating, supportive environment, while sharing the experience of the visual arts with the community."
Founded in 1954, The Art League, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable and educational nonprofit organization. The League is a multifaceted visual arts organization that meets its mission through its gallery, fine art school, art supply store, and arts-outreach programs.
Membership in our Gallery is open to all and provides entry to a fellowship of over 1,000 artists with a wide range of exhibition and education opportunities. Member artists participate in monthly, juried exhibits – juried by noted fine art professionals from throughout the Washington area and beyond. Our engaging exhibition schedule makes The Art League Gallery an intriguing art space for gallery visitors to view original art of all media by talented artists from throughout Washington and the Mid-Atlantic region.
The Art League School is a non-accredited institution, open to all, that provides instruction to nearly 7,000 students annually. Courses are offered quarterly in virtually all of the fine arts, and a wide variety of crafts, with some of the most talented and well known artists and instructors in the country. Courses are offered for every skill level to ages five and up.
The Art League Supply Store, staffed by knowledgeable working artists, provides members and students with exceptional quality, low priced art supplies. As a convenience to our students, members, and supporters, supplies and materials requested by Art League instructors are sold here.
Using the visual arts as a catalyst, The Art League reaches out to the underserved in our community through our outreach programming. Learn more about SOHO, IMPART, and the Geri Gordon Scholarship Program.
Featured in the 2010/11 Catalogue for Philanthropy. "One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region."
The Art League participates in CultureCapital. Your link to the arts in Metro DC.