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The Art League is a multi-faceted visual arts organization serving artists in the DC Metro area and beyond. We post news and information for artists, students, exhibit- and event-goers, and everyone else interested in art.

February 18, 2023

Artful Weekend February 18 – 19

Welcome to Artful Weekend -our listing of area art exhibits and events- This weekend: Patrons’ Show 2023 Exhibit at the League; Abraham Lincoln by  W.F.K. Travers at the National Portrait Gallery; Gehry Reflections at Multiple Exposures Gallery; and Nicole Santiago at the Athenaeum Gallery.     Patrons’ Show 2023 Exhibit Solo Exhibit Coordinator...
February 17, 2023

Artist Opportunities #630

Every week, we gather a variety of artist opportunities from the DC area and beyond. Find one below and apply today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here.   Opportunities   Opening, Part-time Photographer/videographer, The Art League — Alexandria, VA  Deadline: Until filled ...
February 16, 2023

Artist and Teacher: David Carlson

In the spirit of “Those that understand, teach.” (Aristotle), our instructors speak about their artistry and the courses they teach.   At what age did you first suspect that you were an artist? I was always creative, and liked to draw. I had strong eye-hand coordination and could look...
February 10, 2023

Artful Weekend February 11 – 12

Welcome to Artful Weekend -our listing of area art exhibits and events- This weekend: Patrons’ Show 2023 Exhibit at the League; Madayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala at Katzen Arts Center; XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness at the National Children’s Museum; and New Beginnings at Washington Printmakers...
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Art League instructor Scott Hutchison demonstrates a simple approach to drawing a transparent glass vase using charcoal, eraser, and white conte.

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