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.

Why an Art Class is the Best Way to Treat Yourself in the New Year

Mastering any medium takes years, but every step of the way has its rewards. Read more →

4 Ways to Warm Up in Art Class

With Winter classes starting up soon, our minds are brimming with expectations and yearning for some creative warmth. Read more →

Everybody’s Drawing on the Weekend

Drawing is the foundation of artistic study. This winter, make it the foundation of a weekend well spent! Read more →

January Jumpstarts: 10 Workshops to Start the New Year Right

Jumpstart workshops are a great way to dip your toe into something new: watercolor, encaustic, photography, stitching, ceramics, felting …  Read more →

Preview: Talk & Workshop With Visiting Artist Ephraim Rubenstein

The artist, who you may remember from our 2014 Portrait & Figure Festival and more recent workshops, will be here for a double bill: a free talk and a drawing workshop. Read more →

1,001 Gift Ideas for the Art-Lover You Love

Whether that special someone loves making art, learning about it, or just appreciating it, there are lots of opportunities to give them something special. Read more →