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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

2nd Saturday Art Walk

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Price: 
FREE
Venue: 
Campus Wide

The 2nd Saturday Art Walk at the Workhouse showcases the diverse work of more than 100 visual artists in a unique historic venue, creating an atmosphere that encourages visitors to immerse themselves in the richness of this creative community.

Guests can tour seven unique studio buildings, mix and mingle with artists, buy original works of art, experience ever-changing exhibitions and meet featured artists, all while enjoying light refreshments and music. The social atmosphere of the monthly art walk makes it the perfect destination for a date night or girls' night out, as well as for art collectors and art appreciation groups alike. These monthly events are also perfect for family art outings.
 

Come early for the 5th Annual Ice Cream Social Fundraiser, 12-4pm
$15 donation -- Handmade bowls, ice cream and a live band. Benefit the Ceramics Program. 
 

Art of the Marine Corps
Joan Thomas, Senior Curator of Art, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Free Mini-Lecture
July 13 at 7-7:20pm, Building W-16, Vulcan Gallery Community Action Space

Learn how the Marine Corps has, through art, documented its wounded since WWII as the National Museum of the Marine Corps Senior Curator discuss their collection in a PowerPoint presentation.   Before and after the lecture; view art by soldiers in transition at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in the exhibit, 360 Degrees of Post Traumatic Stress.
 

Intertidal: Coastal Paintings
7:30pm, Artist Talk with Kathleen Best Gillmann
Opening Reception, Vulcan Gallery

Song of the Woods: Mary Exline
Opening Reception, Vulcan Gallery

Vistas: Contemporary Landscapes by Karen Kozojet Ching
Opening Reception, Building W-5

Up Close and Personal: Barbara Weber and Terry Anstrom
Opening Reception, Building W-6

Flora and Fauna: Jeanne Treschuk
Opening Reception, Building W-9

2nd Saturday nonperishable food collection for the Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC). Enjoy the art AND help our neighbors in need.

LCAC’s most crucial needs at this time include:

Canned Fruit

Canned Tuna

Canned Chicken

Vegetable Oil

Cereal bars

Granola bars

Diapers-Sizes 4, 5 and 6

 

Ticket Required: 
No