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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!

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In the spirit of “Those that understand, teach.” (Aristotle), our instructors speak about their artistry and the courses they teach.   At what age…
In the spirit of “Those that understand, teach.” (Aristotle), our instructors speak about their artistry and the courses they teach.   At what age…
Because of continuing high COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalization numbers, we will be postponing in-person winter classes for another two weeks. We hope that…
“I’ve loved art since I was a child,” says painter and long-time Art League instructor John Murray. “My elementary school had paintings [borrowed] from the…
The Madison Annex is decidedly quieter this week as Art Camp 2019 wraps up. After a fun and creative summer, campers are making their…
Did you know? Even though Summer is underway, you can still sign your kids up for fun camps at The Art League through August 16!…
Art by Andy Warhol, quote by Marshall McLuhan “Best Place to Take Classes in DC” – Washington Post Express Summer classes are already here…but…
Did you know: The Art League’s Art Camp is the longest running visual arts camp in the area! We’ve been here for more than 30 years! While sadly we…
Summer is the time to get your feet wet and try something new! So sit dive in to a new class or workshop….color, or…
From textile work, to cherry blossom chasing, to capturing your favorite blooms in watercolor—The Art League has you covered. What’s your Spring “thing”?…
Make the last few days of this snowy winter a little more colorful at The Art League. The school is gearing up for Spring…
The Art League makes a trip to the sunny Bahamas each year in February, and painters of all media join to paint en plein air (because…
John Murray’s “Artistic Anatomical Drawing” class could be bone dry. But instead of lectures akin to medical school discourse, Murray incorporates figurative work and…
Need a gift for the art-lover in your life? The Art League is here to help—it’s never too early to start!…
As of this week, you can register for a brand-new year of workshops and the Winter term classes. Find all Winter Classes and Workshops…
On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities from the DC area and beyond. Find one below and apply today — good luck!…
As someone with a busy career and other life demands, I was feeling depleted creatively. Basic drawing was enriching and fulfilling in ways I…
The unlikely story of Ted Upton and how a pipeline, clay, The Art League ceramics department, and a family reunion yielded a series of…
With 250+ fall classes and workshops, deciding on a class might be pretty tricky. We’re here to help!…
It’s the final week of Art Camp, and after a fun and artistic summer, we’re taking a look back at all the fun had…
Here’s an idea for a party: get together over two days (September 1 and 2) with your friends, some food and drinks, and a…
Fall Registration is now open! Check out the many NEW additions to our faculty and curriculum in our new 2018-19 catalog….
Sign up for our late-summer workshops and celebrate the final days of summer with a few more art-filled days of creativity….
It’s already July, and maybe your kids are getting a little antsy. Ideas from The Art League’s Summer Art Camp to the rescue!…