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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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Kathleen Calhoun’s upcoming workshop guides more experienced students through techniques to elevate their artwork and to compose eye catching pieces….
Art League instructor Donna Reinsel is perfectly aware of how provocative the name of her class, the “Ottowoman Project” is… and how fitting….
It’s time to check taking an art class off your summer bucket list. Registration for summer classes is open!…
With classes including spinning and dyeing, you can learn about pretty much any part of the process, except for shearing the sheep….
When the weather’s beautiful and the skies are blue, it doesn’t matter what you’re doing — reading, cooking, writing a blog post — you…
Join a workshops in Wachapreague, a tiny town about 45 minutes from Chincoteague, with lots of good spots to paint….
We’re talking SPRING, and the arrival of Spring classes at The Art League. Are you signed up yet?…
There’s one month to go until Spring classes start at The Art League!…
The Student/Faculty Show is The Art League’s annual celebration of all the amazing artwork that gets created in our classrooms….
Wood-fueled kilns have a long history and tradition — and they remain in use today because of the beauty of the finished wares….
Mastering any medium takes years, but every step of the way has its rewards….
With Winter classes starting up soon, our minds are brimming with expectations and yearning for some creative warmth….
Drawing is the foundation of artistic study. This winter, make it the foundation of a weekend well spent!…
Jumpstart workshops are a great way to dip your toe into something new: watercolor, encaustic, photography, stitching, ceramics, felting … …
The artist, who you may remember from our 2014 Portrait & Figure Festival and more recent workshops, will be here for a double bill:…
Whether that special someone loves making art, learning about it, or just appreciating it, there are lots of opportunities to give them something special….
Join us at our Madison Annex as we kick off the holiday season and see what happens at The Art League’s school!…
These are the months where nothing feels nicer than a sip of cocoa from a mug you made yourself. Or wrapping up in a…
Ready to add something special to your cold-weather wardrobe? Make it yourself in a fiber arts workshop!…
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,…
The 2017–18 school year at The Art League — the best place to take classes in the DC area — has officially begun!…
Patrons get more than a bowl with ice cream, they get all the great, calm energy and enthusiasm baked right into the clay….
Here’s an idea for a party: get together over two days with your friends, some food and drinks, and a printing press….
We have a huge number of one-, two-, and three-day workshops this month — for those quick shots of creativity….