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Events Galore: Receptions, Seminars, Art Camp, & More!

Our calendar is bursting at the seams these days — so to keep you on top of things, we compiled all the events coming up at The Art League this month, including:

  • Annual Art League meeting
  • Opening receptions
  • A free Photoshop seminar
  • A free seminar on creating exhibition prints with inkjet printers
  • “Success As An Artist” seminar
  • Art Camp and summer classes begin
  • Bin Gallery Orientation

Details are below. Check our calendar or Tidings to keep track of events at The Art League, and Facebook, Twitter, and this blog for updates!

Bin Gallery orientation – June 13 & 22
There will be two informational sessions about Bin Gallery membership, on Wednesday, June 13 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm, and Friday, June 22, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.

Annual meeting for Art League members – June 14
The annual meeting for Art League membership business, including election of new board members, will take place at 4:00 pm on June 14 in The Art League Gallery. Note: Members received a ballot in the mail for the election of new board members.

Opening reception for June exhibits – June 14
The opening reception for Pattee Hipschen’s solo exhibit, “Rural Connections,” and the June All-Media Membership Exhibit, will be in The Art League Gallery from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Summer Art Camp begins – June 18
Art Camps at The Art League run weekly from June 18 to August 24. Options include Basic Art Camp, which features a new project and a new medium each day, and a variety of specialty camps in the subjects of cartooning, ceramics, drawing, fiber arts, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture, and clay animation. There’s more info about Art Camp and thoughts from parents in this blog post.

Photoshop for Beginners seminar – June 19
Join photographer John Burgess for his popular lecture and demonstration on using Adobe Photoshop for beginners. Burgess will also discuss how to create CDs for digital entries and how to correctly size your images for digital exhibit submissions. This workshop is appropriate for those who have no experience with Photoshop. (Please contact the gallery at 703-683-1780, or gallery@theartleague.org to register for this free workshop. Space is limited.)

Exhibition Prints seminar – June 20
Join photographer John Burgess for a repeat of his popular workshop on how to create accurate color photographic prints using tools to calibrate your monitor and printer. (Please contact the gallery at 703-683-1780, or gallery@theartleague.org to register for this free workshop. Space is limited.)

Success As An Artist seminar – June 21 & 28
This is a two-session seminar for Art League members designed to give practical information and advice towards a successful fine arts career. The fee to attend both sessions is $85 (signing up for a single session is not an option). The presenter, Kate Fraser, has given this seminar to hundreds of DC area artists, curators, teachers and other arts professionals since August of 1999. The issues covered and discussed are not based on theory, but grounded on actual experience. For more details on the seminar please go to: http://www.thefrasergallery.com/seminars.html. (To register please call the gallery at 703-683-1780. Space is limited. Checks may be made payable to The Art League. Deadline to register is June 18.)

Summer classes start – June 25
Summer classes at The Art League School start the week of June 25. There are also workshops offered year-round. To download brochures of upcoming workshops and to search course listings for upcoming terms, visit the School News page.

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