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King Street Art Festival

Presented by Howard Alan Events

Alexandria King Street Art Festival

The 12th annual Alexandria King Street Art Festival transforms Alexandria’s historic main street into a world-class outdoor art gallery on September 13 and 14, 2014. Festival booths line King Street between Washington and Union streets - over six blocks of artwork by more than 200 artists from the US and abroad! Plus you’ll find interactive activities and artist demonstrations presented by the local arts community.

Discover spectacular paintings, life-size sculptures, jewelry, photography, ceramics and more. This popular outdoor, community festival will feature art for every taste. More than $15 million in art will be on display and visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artists behind the work and hear first-hand what inspires them. 

Saturday, September 13, 2014 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. | Sunday, September 14, 2014 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Old Town Alexandria on King Street from Washington Street to the Potomac River waterfront
Navigational address: 480 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

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Happening This Month

Open Life Drawing Sessions at Del Ray Artisans

  • April 16, 2014
  • Times: 6:30-9:30 p.m. (long-session)
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: 3-hr session: $10 members/$12 non-members
  • 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
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Open Life Drawing Sessions at Del Ray Artisans

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. Just drop-in for the session and bring your supplies to ... Learn More

Open Life Drawing Sessions at Del Ray Artisans

  • April 23, 2014
  • Times: 2-5 p.m. (Short/Long)
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: 3-hr session: $10 members/$12 non-members
  • 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
  • Visit Website
  • Send Email
Open Life Drawing Sessions at Del Ray Artisans

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. Just drop-in for the session and bring your supplies to ... Learn More

Open Life Drawing Sessions at Del Ray Artisans

  • April 24, 2014
  • Times: 6:30-9:30 p.m. (long-session)
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: 3-hr session: $10 members/$12 non-members
  • 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
  • Visit Website
  • Send Email
Open Life Drawing Sessions at Del Ray Artisans

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. Just drop-in for the session and bring your supplies to ... Learn More

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

The culminating event in Alexandria's National Poetry Month activities, Poem in Your Pocket Day will feature Poet Laureate Tori Lane, past poets laureate Amy Young and Mary McElveen. A ... Learn More

Saturday Poetry Salon with Shelly Bell

Saturday Poetry Salon with Shelly Bell

Salon Logos: A poetic exhibition space where artists map their creative writing with images then present their journey to an engaged, intimate group of curious art enthusiasts. Please come to hear, ... Learn More

Art on the Rocks

  • April 30, 2014
  • Times: 7 - 10 p.m.
  • Venue: Art League, Inc.
  • Admission: $35
  • 105 N. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1780
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Art on the Rocks

Seven local mixologists will each select a piece of artwork from The Art League's Pop Art exhibit as inspiration, then compete to create the most artistic cocktail and appetizer pairing to earn the ... Learn More

On-Going Events

Jewelry Making Classes at The Potomac Bead Company

  • April 16, 2014 to April 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Classes All Day on Weekends
  • Venue: Potomac Bead Company
  • Admission: $22 - $26
  • 1104 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-299-8730
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Jewelry Making Classes at The Potomac Bead Company

The Potomac Bead Company offers over 30 different jewelry making classes. Learn how to design and handcraft a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry in a friendly setting. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced ... Learn More

Multiple Exposures Gallery - New Solo Exhibition by Soomin Ham

  • April 16, 2014 to May 11, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Opening Reception: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 2-4pm
  • Venue: Torpedo Factory Art Center
  • Admission: free
  • 105 N. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-2205
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Multiple Exposures Gallery - New Solo Exhibition by Soomin Ham

Multiple Exposures Gallery announces a new exhibition of photography by Soomin Ham.The exhibit, “Sound of Butterfly,” presents Ham’s distinctive body of work – an ... Learn More

"REVOLUTION: Art & Technology" art exhibit

  • April 17, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Thurs/12–6pm; Fri-Sat/12–9pm; Sun/12–6pm
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Free
  • 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
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  • Send Email

Love it or hate it, technology is revolutionizing the art world. "REVOLUTION: Art & Technology" art exhibit opens Friday, April 4 (reception 7-10pm) at Del Ray Artisans gallery. ... Learn More

Exhibit: Pop Art

  • April 16, 2014 to May 05, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Gallery Hours: Monday–Saturday: 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Thursday: 10:00 am–9:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00 noon–6:00 pm
  • Venue: Art League, Inc.
  • Admission: Free
  • 105 N. Union St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1780
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Exhibit: Pop Art

In celebration of The Art League's 60th Anniversary in 2014, each month the Gallery will revisit and reflect upon a major art movement from over the last six decades with a special exhibition. The Pop ... Learn More

Exhibit: "Sway" by Natalie Shudt

  • April 16, 2014 to May 05, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Gallery Hours: Monday–Saturday: 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Thursday: 10:00 am–9:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00 noon–6:00 pm
  • Venue: Art League, Inc.
  • Admission: Free
  • 105 N. Union St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-683-1780
  • Visit Website
Exhibit:

From silk, steel, and wood, artist Natalie Shudt has created an all-encompassing environment of flowing botanical sculptures anchored to the floor and wall. Sway will be on display at The Art League ... Learn More

 

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