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Illuminate 10:00 am
Illuminate @ The Torpedo Factory Art Center
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – Sep 2 @ 10:00 am
Illuminate @ The Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Target Gallery presents Illuminate, a special glow-in-the-dark exhibition that is focused on the relationship between art and light. The lights will be turned off in the gallery, turning the viewer’s attention to the illuminated artwork[...]
Woodlawn Makers in the Mansion Exhibit
Woodlawn Makers in the Mansion Exhibit @ Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House
Jun 22 – Oct 22 all-day
Woodlawn Makers in the Mansion Exhibit @ Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House historic site presents Makers in the Mansion: A Transformed African American Community at Woodlawn through the Artisan Eye, an installation that will run in the museum from June to October.[...]
Old School, New Concept | The Compass Atelier
Old School, New Concept | The Compass Atelier @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jul 26 – Sep 9 all-day
Old School, New Concept | The Compass Atelier @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Among the programs and classes offered by The Compass Atelier is a Master Artist Program (MAP). This multi-year program is founded on a combination of classical art building blocks and essentials that leads the student[...]
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Platinum Moments
Platinum Moments @ Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Sep 8 all-day
Platinum Moments @ Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Alexandria’s award-winning barbershop chorus is celebrating its 70th anniversary by reprising some of its most celebrated songs from years past, and by hosting two of the best barbershop ensembles in the world – Signature quartet[...]
Improv Comedy Show – The Auxiliary 8:00 pm
Improv Comedy Show – The Auxiliary @ The Lyceum
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
Improv Comedy Show - The Auxiliary @ The Lyceum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Auxiliary Improv is putting on a show. Improv comedy, as seen on TV shows like Whose Line is it Anyway, or with live theater groups like Upright Citizens Brigade or Second City, is an[...]
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Ballroom Dance Class with Gary Stephans 7:00 pm
Ballroom Dance Class with Gary Stephans @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballroom Dance Class with Gary Stephans @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Renowned, international ballroom dance instructor, Gary Stephans, promises the most fun you’ll ever have learning or improving your Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. Discover little techniques that will help[...]
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The 2018 Athenaeum Invitational / The Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition 12:00 pm
The 2018 Athenaeum Invitational / The Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 13 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm
The 2018 Athenaeum Invitational / The Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Athenaeum Invitational is an annual celebration of the visual arts of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. It is a theme-based exhibition featuring the works of both specially-invited artists who have[...]
Book Talk: “Jefferson’s Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt” 7:00 pm
Book Talk: “Jefferson’s Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt” @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Book Talk: "Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt" @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Gregory May’s deeply researched and engagingly written book, “Jefferson’s Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt,” is much more than a biography. Via the long life of Gallatin, May gives us an[...]
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GC Myers Artist Talk & Exhibition at Principle Gallery 1:00 pm
GC Myers Artist Talk & Exhibition at Principle Gallery @ Principle Gallery
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm
GC Myers Artist Talk & Exhibition at Principle Gallery @ Principle Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
GC Myers will be in town to give an entertaining and informative talk about his work and life. Brand new works will be on display! We’ll have refreshments and Myers will be giving away a[...]
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The Opening Reception for the 2018 Athenaeum Invitational / The Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition 4:00 pm
The Opening Reception for the 2018 Athenaeum Invitational / The Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition @ Northern Virgina Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Opening Reception for the 2018 Athenaeum Invitational / The Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition @ Northern Virgina Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Opening Reception for the 2018 Athenaeum Invitational / The Cabinet of Curiosities Exhibition is Sunday, September 16th from 4pm-6pm. Admission is free.  More about the exhibit: The Athenaeum Invitational is an annual celebration of the[...]
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Ballroom Dance Class with Gary Stephans 7:00 pm
Ballroom Dance Class with Gary Stephans @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ballroom Dance Class with Gary Stephans @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Renowned, international ballroom dance instructor, Gary Stephans, promises the most fun you’ll ever have learning or improving your Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. Discover little techniques that will help[...]
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Principle Gallery presents the Washington Society of Landscape Painters 6:30 pm
Principle Gallery presents the Washington Society of Landscape Painters @ Principle Gallery
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Principle Gallery presents the Washington Society of Landscape Painters @ Principle Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Principle Gallery presents the Washington Society of Landscape Painters. The WSLP is one of the oldest active art organizations in the greater Washington area. It was founded in 1913, by Charles Seaton and Winfield Scott[...]
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16th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival
16th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival @ Old Town Alexandria
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day
16th Annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival @ Old Town Alexandria | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Due to Hurricane Florence, this show has been rescheduled for September 22nd – 23rd, 2018. Minutes from Washington, DC but a world away, art lovers find in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia a hidden gem bursting[...]
77th Historic Alexandria Homes Tour 10:00 am
77th Historic Alexandria Homes Tour @ Walking Tour of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
77th Historic Alexandria Homes Tour @ Walking Tour of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Visit historic 18th and 19th century homes on a walking tour of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. In its 77th year, the tour is sponsored by The Twig, the Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital. All[...]
Washington Society of Landscape Painters Plein Air Demonstrations 1:00 pm
Washington Society of Landscape Painters Plein Air Demonstrations @ Founders Park
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Washington Society of Landscape Painters Plein Air Demonstrations @ Founders Park | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
As a part of Principle Gallery’s Juried Exhibition with the Washington Society of Landscape Painters, some of the active WSLP members will present Live Plein Air Painting Demonstrations here in Old Town, Alexandria at Founders[...]
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop 1:30 pm
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Facilitated by Poet and Author KaNikki Jakarta, “Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop” welcomes women writers ages 18-100. Meeting periodically, the workshop centers on uplifting and inspiring through writing. Each workshop focuses on different writing[...]
The United States Navy Concert Band Performance 7:00 pm
The United States Navy Concert Band Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The United States Navy Concert Band Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The United States Navy Band Chamber Group from Washington, DC, is the Navy’s premier musical organization. This chamber music recital series will feature a diverse array of traditional and contemporary music including works by Kerry[...]
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At Home in Alexandria Benefit Garden Party 4:00 pm
At Home in Alexandria Benefit Garden Party @ Murray-Dick-Fawcett House
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
At Home in Alexandria Benefit Garden Party @ Murray-Dick-Fawcett House | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
At Home in Alexandria will hold a Garden Party at the historic Murray-Dick-Fawcett House in Old Town to benefit the organization’s mission to provide social, emotional and practical support to older adults in Alexandria. The[...]
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Banned Books Read Out With Honorary Host Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg 7:00 pm
Banned Books Read Out With Honorary Host Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Banned Books Read Out With Honorary Host Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Did you know that “To Kill A Mockingbird,””Beloved” and the “Harry Potter” series have all been banned books? The Alexandria Library, in partnership with the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, is hosting a Banned Books[...]
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The 2018 Athenaeum Member Appreciation Party 7:00 pm
The 2018 Athenaeum Member Appreciation Party @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 2018 Athenaeum Member Appreciation Party @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Enjoy a last sip of summer at The 2018 Athenaeum Member Appreciation Party. This year, members and guests are invited to wear their favorite Hawaiian shirt, flip flops and Ray Bans and to enjoy a[...]
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Washington Chamber Orchestra with Pianist Yeol Eum Son 5:00 pm
Washington Chamber Orchestra with Pianist Yeol Eum Son @ R. Schlesinger Performing Arts Center
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
Washington Chamber Orchestra with Pianist Yeol Eum Son @ R. Schlesinger Performing Arts Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
For one special night, award-winning Pianist Yeol Eum Son, a double Silver medalist at the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition and 2009 Van Cliburn International Competition, will perform a benefit performance with the Washington Chamber Orchestra.[...]