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Family and Other Animals

Printmakers Inc

January 3 @ 11:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm

Ann Buchal will be showing her handmade artist books illustrated with her hand pulled prints.

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Fred Zafran and Danny Conant

Multiple Exposures Gallery

January 5 - February 14

Fine art photographers Danny Conant and Fred Zafran present an exhibition of new work at the Multiple Exposures Gallery. Danny Conant presents compositions inspired by a recent trip to Paris, that speak to the mystifying qualities of this city. Fred Zafran's new work is an allegory of being, time and memory – an exploration of, and challenge to our understanding and everyday conception of the world around us. The exhibition runs from January 5 – February 14, 2016.  Opening reception…


WCA & Target Gallery Present: Trending – Contemporary Art Now

Target Gallery

January 23 - February 28

Target Gallery partners with the Women’s Caucus of Art to present Trending: Contemporary Art Now! The exhibition is part of WCA’s 2016 national conference in Washington, D.C. Trending features work by 12 self-identified women who are driving the direction of contemporary art.

Women Do It Post Card

Women Do It! Postcard Exhibition

Target Gallery

January 23 - February 28

Women Do It!, is the mail art exhibition of WCA's International Caucus and its UN Program. ”Women Do It!” was inspired by and highlights the work of UN Women’s HeForShe campaign, its Beijing+20 program and their efforts toward advancing women’s rights and gender equality in society, economics and politics. The exhibition is hosted in partnership by the Target Gallery and the Women's Caucus for Art as an extension of Trending: Contemporary Art Now!



February 2 - February 28

Come see what the enamelists create using recycled materials.

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February 2 - February 29

Group show at Fiberworks. Using a square as a base, artists present their creative solutions.


Color and Shape at TAG

The Associates Gallery

February 2 - February 28

The Associates Gallery (TAG) February exhibit features two painters – Jill Finsen and Barbara Muth – with a splash of Color and Shape.

Gifts for Greetings

Scope Gallery

February 5 @ 10:00 am - March 6 @ 6:00 pm

Creations that are gracefully gracious make for the perfect expression of thanks. Offer a handmade tea tray or serving dish to a host or hostess as a token of appreciation. A floral plate or elegant bud vase makes for a heartfelt 'hello' or sincere 'thinking of you.' Make the tradition of thanks come with more than an electronic acknowledgement. In conjunction with the Art League Gallery's Patrons Show and featuring a raffle of Scope artists' handmade work. With the Kiln…


Salute to Primary Colors

Potomac Fiber Arts

February 9 - March 13

Red, Yellow, Blue


Second Thursday Art Night

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Emma Green, made famous by PBS's Mercy Street series, was a real woman who lived in Alexandria. Learn more about her, build your wishlist for Patron's Show, add to our community collage, and more.

SOUPer Saturday

SOUPer Saturday

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

SOUPer Saturday is a collaboration of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Torpedo Factory ceramic artists, The Art League, and Chart House to benefit United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria). Choose from hundreds of handcrafted pots and bowls created and donated by Torpedo Factory ceramic artists. Your purchase helps fill the empty pantries of people in need in our community. In addition to $20 bowls, there will be a selection of larger pieces at higher prices. All proceeds benefit United Community Ministries.  Cash, checks payable…

Blue-Vased Blooms on Pink-Striped Table

TAG, The Associates Gallery Reception with Artists

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Color & Shape, Jill Finsen & Barbara Muth, Paintings with 15 TAG additional members' work

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