Art Classes & Workshops

News from our art classes in Old Town Alexandria, including teacher interviews, videos from inside the classroom, and updates on teachers and students. Find out what's going on at the School and what class you want to take next!

To search the current catalog of classes, visit The Art League School home page.

Dye, Felt, Spin, Print: Upcoming Fiber Workshops

Ready to add something special to your cold-weather wardrobe? Make it yourself in a fiber arts workshop! Read more →

What is Gesture Drawing? Find Out, Saturdays This Fall

The phrase might bring to mind a game of charades, but it's really all about "the essence of rhythm and movement," says John Murray, an Art League instructor who will be teaching Gesture Drawing this Fall. Read more →

Never Too Late: Fall Classes Start Today!

The 2017–18 school year at The Art League — the best place to take classes in the DC area — has officially begun! Read more →

What’s in a Bowl of Ice Cream?

Patrons get more than a bowl with ice cream, they get all the great, calm energy and enthusiasm baked right into the clay. Read more →

It’s a Party, It’s an Art Workshop, It’s Both

Here's an idea for a party: get together over two days with your friends, some food and drinks, and a printing press. Read more →

September Workshops: 27 Jumpstarts, Parties, and Crash Courses

We have a huge number of one-, two-, and three-day workshops this month — for those quick shots of creativity. Read more →