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You can search and register for courses in the sidebar to the left, or browse by medium and view the full catalog below. Winter term classes begin the week of January 9 or later; see individual course listings for specific start dates. You can register for workshops at any time.

It’s possible to join classes already in progress for prorated tuition. Contact us (703-683-2323) for details.

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The Art League invites you to enroll in person, online, by mail, or via fax. Enrollment priority goes to those who register in person. On the first day of registration, the office opens promptly at 9:30 am. Enrollment is first-come, first-served. Registrations will be processed in the following order of priority: in-person, online, faxed, and then mailed. Any registrations received in advance of 9:30 am on the first day of registration will be considered "early" and are processed at the end of the day. To register online, please use the "Search for courses" menus on the left hand side of the page to locate your class(es) and enroll.

Enrollment is ongoing until classes are filled. The Art League School office is located in Room 216 on the second floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

New Classes and Workshops for 2016–17

Fall Classes

Basic Drawing Continued with Tania Karpowitz
Mondays, starting September 19. 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Portrait and Figure Painting with Tania Karpowitz
Mondays, starting September 19. 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Printmaking (without solvents)
with Priscilla Treacy
Tuesdays, starting September 20. 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Expressive Figure Drawing
with Susan O'Neill
Tuesdays, starting September 20. 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Urban Landscapes
with Joey Manlapaz
Tuesdays, starting September 20. 1:00–4:00 pm

Steel Furniture Design and Construction
with Donna Reinsel
Fridays, starting September 23. 5:30–8:00 pm

Open-life Drawing Sessions (long Pose)

Saturdays, starting September 24, 1:00–5:00 pm

Mixed Media Sculplture
with Andy Yoder
Sundays, starting September 25. 6:00–9:00 pm

2016–17 Workshops

Open Studio - Carding Party
with Sylvia De Mar
August 14, Sunday 10:00 am–4:00 pm

The Sketchbook Diary with Alice Kale
August 27 – 28, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Iridescence And Design In Gelli Plate Printing with Priscilla Treacy
September 10 – 11, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Stretching The Limits with Delna Dastur
September 17 – 18, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

21st Century Basketry: Twining & Random Weave
with Tamryn McDermott
September 17 – 18, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

21st Century Basketry: Coiling & Plaiting
with Tamryn McDermott
November 5 – 6, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Master Framer's Tour At The Philip's Collection
with William Adair
November 13, Monday, 2:00 pm

Fiberworks PCW For The Beginner
with Marilyn Harrington 
November 20, Sunday, 10:30 am–4:30 pm

Frans Hals: Birth Of The Painterly Portrait
with Robert Liberace
December 2 – 4,  Friday - Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Sculpting Hands & Feet
with Thanasi Papapostolou
December 3 – 4, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Working With The Abstract Figure
with Marsha Staiger
December 5 – 8, Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Playing With Textural Illusion In Watercolor
with Rachel Collins
December 7 – 8, Wednesday & Thursday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Hollow Metal Bead Techniques For Jewelers
with Nick Barnes
January 3 – 4, Tuesday & Wednesday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Still Life, Figure & Fabric
with Timothy Clark
January 6 – 8, Friday – Sunday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Good Pots For Good Food
with Dan Finnegan
January 27 – 28, Friday - Saturday, 7:00–9:00pm & 10:00 am–4:00 pm

The Techniques Of Tiepolo
with Robert Liberace
March 31 – April 1, Friday & Saturday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Well Rounded Pots
with Birdie Boone
June 9 - 10, Friday – Sunday,  Friday potluck 7:00–9:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Plein Air Painting on Virginia's Eastern Shore
with Mike Francis
June 10 – 11, or 10 – 14, starts Saturday, 9:00 am

The Figure In Charcoal
with Teresa Oaxaca
June 10 – 11, Friday & Saturday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Best Practices In Painting
with George O'Hanlon and Tatiana Zaytseva
June 12 – 14, Monday - Wednesday, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Draw The Portrait/sculpt The Portrait with Dan Thompson
August 21 – 23, Monday - Wednesday, 9:30 am–4:30 pm

Exploring Sargent with Robert Liberace
September 11 – 15, Monday - Friday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm


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