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“Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition 12:00 pm
“Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm
In Fax Ayres’ exhibition “Fax Ayres / Photography,” Ayres’ employs a ‘lightpainting’ technique to embue his subjects with an almost surreal quality. He sets up still life vignettes in the dark and then carefully paints[...]
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Read Write Now: A Craft Talk with Carmen Maria Machado 5:30 pm
Read Write Now: A Craft Talk with Carmen Maria Machado @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Read Write Now: A Craft Talk with Carmen Maria Machado @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
“Read Write Now” is an event series focused on the craft of writing. Join Old Town Books and National Book Award-nominated writer Carmen Maria Machado in conversation with bestselling writer and editor Nicole Chung on[...]
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Second Glance Dance Performance 7:30 pm
Second Glance Dance Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Second Glance Dance Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
-A performance by Jane Franklin Dance in cooperation with Fine Art Photographer Fax Ayers- “Second Glance” heightens the perception of photography with movement and sound that leads to a greater understanding of both visual art[...]
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The African-American Experience during the Civil War with Audrey Davis 7:00 pm
The African-American Experience during the Civil War with Audrey Davis @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Second Annual Athenaeum Civil War Authors Series* Three local Civil War authors. Three winter dates. In celebration of Black History Month, Audrey Davis, the Executive Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum, will lead a[...]
The African-American Experience During the Civil War with Audrey Davis Talk 7:00 pm
The African-American Experience During the Civil War with Audrey Davis Talk @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The African-American Experience During the Civil War with Audrey Davis Talk @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
In celebration of Black History Month, Audrey Davis, the Executive Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum, will lead a conversation on the African-American experience during the Civil War. The lives of Contabrands in occupied[...]
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Artist Talk About His Process: Fax Ayres and his “Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition 2:30 pm
Artist Talk About His Process: Fax Ayres and his “Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Please join us for an artist talk with Fax Ayres about his exhibition “Fax Ayres / Photography.”
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Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman Exhibition
Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 28 – Apr 14 all-day
Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
In “Checks & Balances / Alexandra N. Sherman,” the artist stumbled onto a cache of 1930’s checks in an antique writing box and was inspired to make use of the printed engraving, beautiful handwriting from[...]
Water Works / Lisa Tuback, Suzanne Yurdin, Rhonda Smith Exhibition
Water Works / Lisa Tuback, Suzanne Yurdin, Rhonda Smith Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 28 – Apr 14 all-day
Water Works / Lisa Tuback, Suzanne Yurdin, Rhonda Smith Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Water Works features paintings by Lisa Tubach and Suzanne Yurdin, and large prints by Rhonda Smith. Each artist explores varied interpretations of water and aquatic environments. This exhibit will run simultaneously with “Checks & Balances[...]
Tom Teasley and Chao Tian Musical Performance 7:00 pm
Tom Teasley and Chao Tian Musical Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tom Teasley and Chao Tian Musical Performance @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Two local music icons, world percussionist Tom Teasley and Chinese dulcimer specialist Chao Tian join forces to showcase tunes from their recent collaboration, “Dong Xi.” 2016 DRUM! Magazine World Percussionist of the Year, Teasley continuously[...]