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First Book Club Meeting and a Group Art Critique

Just a friendly reminder about two upcoming events! See below for details and let the gallery know if you’ll be attending:

Announcing The Art League Book Club!
Are you interested in books about art and artists? Art League member Rebecca McNeely is organizing our new Art League book club. Our first book will be Off the Wall: A Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg by Calvin Tomkins. This easy-to-read book is a fascinating view of the New York art world from the ’50s to the ’70s.

The first meeting will be Tuesday, May 22, 1:00 pm in The Art League Gallery. This meeting will include a discussion of the book and planning for future meetings. Bring books and ideas for future selections. If you’re interested in joining this group, please contact or call 703-683-1780.

Critique with Art League Instructor Delna Dastur
Wednesday, May 23, 11:00 am-1:00 pm in The Art League Gallery

Artists may bring up to two pieces each for review in a group setting.

Dastur has taught at The Art League since 2002 and also teaches for the Smithsonian Associates. She received her B.A. in Art History from Wellesley College and her M.F.A. in Oil Painting from American University. She has exhibited her narrative abstract works through-out the world and exhibits locally at Gallery Plan b in DC and Twelve Gates Gallery in Philadelphia. Please contact the Gallery to sign up:, 703-683-1780.

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