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

Exhibitions and Events

April 11, 2015 to June 28, 2015

Public Opening Reception: Saturday, April 11, 6-9pm
Presented by Washington Sculptors Group. Juried by Jennie Shanker, Artist, Independent curator, Educator, Adjunct Labor and education activist. 

April 25, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Public Reception & Awards Ceremony: May 9, 3:30 – 5pm. Hosted by Congressman Connolly; join families and student artists to celebrate the importance of the fine arts in the region.

May 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015

The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to present our Featured Artists and Studio Exhibitions for the month of May. An opening reception for all studio shows and featured artists listed below will be held campus-wide during our 2nd Saturday Art Walk, May 9, from 6-9 pm.

April 11, 2015 through May 9, 2015 through June 13, 2015 through July 11, 2015 through August 8, 2015

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.

May 23, 2015 to July 26, 2015

A selection of Virginia's best artists supported by the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. 

May 23, 2015 to July 26, 2015

International Artworks for the Fairfax 2015 World Police and Fire Games

July 11, 2015

Purchase a one-of-a-kind handmade ice cream bowl created by Workhouse students, instructors and ceramic artists and fill it with ice cream!