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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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LOCAL HISTORY AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS TOUR 11:00 am
LOCAL HISTORY AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS TOUR @ Local History/Special Collections
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am
LOCAL HISTORY AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS TOUR @ Local History/Special Collections | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Come learn about the unique treasures held at the Local History / Special Collections the first Saturday of every month. Learn about the importance of Alexandria in Virginia history and about resources available for researching[...]
Summerquest: Mr. Gabe 11:00 am
Summerquest: Mr. Gabe @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am
Mr. Gabe is a singer and guitarist who performs original songs as well as familiar classics. All ages. Space is limited to the first 74 participants.
Improv Comedy Show – The Auxiliary 8:00 pm
Improv Comedy Show – The Auxiliary @ The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Improv Comedy Show - The Auxiliary @ The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Go see the Auxiliary Improv perform at the Lyceum on Saturday, Aug. 4. Improv comedy, as seen on TV shows like Whose Line is it Anyway, or with live theater groups like Upright Citizens Brigade[...]
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An Evening with KaNikki Jakarta 7:00 pm
An Evening with KaNikki Jakarta @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening with KaNikki Jakarta @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Athenaeum is proud to present an evening with award-winning poet and author KaNikki Jakarta. Returning for a third-year presentation, we invite you to join us for performance poetry, storytelling, an author read and Q&A.[...]
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The Late Shift 7:00 pm
The Late Shift @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Late Shift @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Torpedo Factory Art Center stays open late on Friday, Aug. 10 for the next Late Shift event. Summer Fling is an end of dance party celebrating the five decades of the Art Center’s history.[...]
The Late Shift: Bright Nights 7:00 pm
The Late Shift: Bright Nights @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Late Shift: Bright Nights @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Close out summer with a good ol’ fashioned dance party covering the nearly five decades of the Art Center. 📻🎶 Enjoy feel-good pop hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and more. Put on your boogie[...]
LIT! Festival 7:30 pm
LIT! Festival @ Waterfront Park
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
LIT! Festival @ Waterfront Park | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
LIT! is BACK! It’s free and all ages. The night features a whole lineup of special summertime fun. Music by Brooklyn-based alternative R&B vocalist Elle Pierre and D.C.-based The Peace & Body Roll Duo BOOMscat.[...]
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Zine share 5:00 pm
Zine share @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm
Zine share @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Zines (zeens) are self-published booklets that can be easily reproduced and shared with others. If you’ve already been working on your zine, bring it to trade with other zine makers. The library will run copies[...]
Torpedo Talks: Dejan Jovanovic 7:30 pm
Torpedo Talks: Dejan Jovanovic @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Torpedo Talks: Dejan Jovanovic @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Dejan Jovanovic has been an artist for more than 20 years. He has spent his life immersed in applied art and high craft. Trained as a sculptor in Serbia, he has been established in the[...]
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Sam Kittner Panoramic Photography Exhibit & Artist Reception at Fred Schnider Gallery of Art 6:00 pm
Sam Kittner Panoramic Photography Exhibit & Artist Reception at Fred Schnider Gallery of Art @ Fred Schnider Gallery of Art
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sam Kittner Panoramic Photography Exhibit & Artist Reception at Fred Schnider Gallery of Art @ Fred Schnider Gallery of Art | Arlington | Virginia | United States
The Fred Schnider Gallery of Art showcases its newest exhibit, “A Broader Sense of Place,” Panoramic Photographs by D.C. photographer Sam Kittner, open now through Sept. 8, 2018 with an artist reception and talk on[...]
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Children’s Art Workshop 1:30 pm
Children’s Art Workshop @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Children's Art Workshop @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join artists on the Athenaeum staff for a hands-on art workshop! Stop by the Athenaeum between 1:30 and 3 pm to explore techniques in creating mixed-media collages and then create your own masterpiece! Recommended for[...]
Han Sol Jeon: Finding Shapes Workshop 3:15 pm
Han Sol Jeon: Finding Shapes Workshop @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 24 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Han Sol Jeon: Finding Shapes Workshop @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
New Torpedo Factory Project Studio Resident Han Sol Jeon offers the second part in his hands-on drawing workshop. Participants will use gouache paints and pencils to draw on a large-scale sheet of paper on the[...]
Teen Comic Book Club 4:00 pm
Teen Comic Book Club @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm
Teen Comic Book Club @ James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Welcome to Teen Comic Book Club where we discuss great comic books and graphic novels. Snacks provided! This month’s title has yet to be determined so check back here for more information or call us[...]
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Alexandria Irish Festival 11:00 am
Alexandria Irish Festival @ Waterfront Park
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Alexandria Irish Festival @ Waterfront Park | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Come attend the annual Irish festival right on the Potomac River in historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Bring the entire family for a day of Irish fun! When: Saturday, August 25th, 11am-7pm Where: Waterfront Park,[...]
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Andes to Romances 2:00 pm
Andes to Romances @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Andes to Romances @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association for an uplifting afternoon of authentic Andean melodies from the Latin-American repertoire and international song book of Juan Cayrampoma and Ernesto Bravo, performing as Andes to Romances. Using[...]
Sara Roberts – Soft Sculpture Fabric Weaving and Dyeing Workshop 3:05 pm
Sara Roberts – Soft Sculpture Fabric Weaving and Dyeing Workshop @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Aug 26 @ 3:05 pm – 5:00 pm
Sara Roberts - Soft Sculpture Fabric Weaving and Dyeing Workshop @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Torpedo Factory Post-Grad Resident Sara Roberts offers the second of her workshops. Workshop will run from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Post Grad Studio (Studio 319) on the third floor at the Torpedo Factory.
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