Exhibitions and Events
Public Opening Reception: July 12, 6-9pm
Three artists from Virginia and Maryland use glass as a means to dig into the conceptual nature of discovery, time, fiction and experiment. All expert glass workers, these artists dive into theoretical ideas and challenge the viewer’s notion of craftsmanship, media, narrative and beauty.
The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to present our Featured Artists and Studio Exhibitions for the month of August. An opening reception for all studio shows and featured artists listed below will be held campus-wide during our 2nd Saturday Art Walk, August 9, from 6-9 pm.
Public Opening Reception: Saturday, August 9, 6-9pm
This exhibition represents the depth and breadth of contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic artworks being created throughout the country.
Public Opening Reception: Saturday, August 9, 6-8pm
This event showcases the creativity of many of our community members who are living with mental illness. Artists tell stories of both heartbreak and triumph in powerful and moving ways.
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.
Jamie B. Gregory, Underwriter, Fine Art and Museums Markel Insurance Company
Public Opening Reception: October 9, 6-8pm
An exhibition featuring the works of 35 leading ceramic artists from the ten nations: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.
Public Opening Reception: September 13, 7-9pm
The Potomac Valley Watercolorists (PVW) celebrates 40 years as a juried group of Watercolorists in the Greater Metropolitan DC region with an exhibit of 100 paintings from its members.
Kerry Lucinda Brown: Art History PhD Candidate at VCU
The Workhouse Arts Center, located in Lorton, VA has the privilege and honor to host "Earth and Fire" the 3rd Southeast Asian Ceramics Symposium (formerly Festival) in October 2014.
Chris Irving: Comic Book and Popular Culture Historian
Anne Kenny-Urban: Budget Services Manager at VMFA
Jeffrey Allison: Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Statewide Manager at VMFA
Margaret Hancock: Art and Design Educator
Evie Terrono: Professor of Art History at Randolph-Macon College