Archives: ‘Arts & Style’

The Passing Of The Year

December 30th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style, Holiday Happenings]

My glass is filled, my pipe is lit,
     My den is all a cosy glow;
And snug before the fire I sit,
     And wait to feel the old year go.

Torpedo Factory Art Center Prepares For The 2017 Post-Graduate Residents

December 28th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style]

For the third consecutive year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center prepares to welcome four new Post-Graduate Residents.

Simply Abstract At Del Ray Artisans Gallery

December 26th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style]

Artists relish the opportunity to break away from the norm—be different and free from the styles and traditions of realistic art. Local area artists present in the Simply Abstract exhibit their unique compositions using a visual language of shape, form, color, and line. Exhibit Dates: Jan. 6-29, 2017

Open Life Drawing Sessions – 2017 Schedule

December 22nd, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style]

Looking for a chance to hone your figure drawing skills? Del Ray Artisans offers a range of open life drawing sessions for just this purpose.

At The Athenaeum: Fascinating Talk And Yummy Box Lunch

December 19th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style]

We invite you to join us for an animated discussion with Mary Kate Cary and a delicious box lunch to benefit the Athenaeum Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 11:30 to 1:30. The cost is $45 for one ticket or $80 for two and includes a box lunch.

Alexandria Library Provides More Digital Spanish Language Books And Audiobooks To The Community

December 9th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style]

The Alexandria Library announced that more Spanish eBooks and eAudiobooks are now available for public use with a valid library card. The new service, ODILO, will serve as a way to bridge the gap in the Hispanic community by offering electronic and audio content – free of charge.

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Announces New Executive Director

December 5th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style, Top Stories]

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra warmly welcomes to its team Paul A. Frank as Executive Director. Frank has experience in strategic planning and fundraising, with strengths in community building and arts management.

December At The Athenaeum

December 5th, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style, Holiday Happenings]

Music in the Gallery: Children’s Chorus of Washington Dec. 8, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Widely recognized as one of the country’s leading youth choruses, CCW provides outstanding choral music education to young vocalists, ages 6-18, from throughout metropolitan Washington, DC, regardless of their background, economic status, or prior experience. From its first year as a […]

New Target Gallery Exhibition Explores New Frontiers In Textile Art

December 2nd, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style]

From a pelt made of keys to a concrete tube lined with shag carpet, the new exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, turns an eye toward the future of textile art. Material as Medium is on view Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, through Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

Senior Art Exhibit Opens At Marymount On December 9

December 2nd, 2016 | [From: Arts & Style]

Marymount University invites the public to a free opening reception for its annual Senior Art Exhibition from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 at the Barry Gallery on the school’s main campus.