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Arts Calendar in Alexandria

Hot music, cool shows, and a world of culture to experience - welcome to the Arts in Alexandria Calendar. Discover a variety of festivals, glimpse intimate shows and explore nationally recognized venues in town. Search the site for any arts interest, from free events to highly sought-after tickets. There's always something happening, and much to experience with Alexandria's art scene.

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Happening This Month

Brioche and Beyond with Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Brioche and Beyond with Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Ever wondered what is the difference and what is in common between Brioche and Tuck and Fisherman’s rib and how to work them? Join this class to learn these methods and know how to tell them ... Learn More

Charles Ross: One Man Star Wars Trilogy

  • January 31, 2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Charles Ross: One Man Star Wars Trilogy

One Man Star Wars has performed over 1,200 times in more than 180 cities across four continents.

On-Going Events

"Beyond the Board" Art Exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty

  • January 25, 2015 to February 22, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Location: Prudential PenFed Realty
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Free
  • 300 N Washington Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
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Del Ray Artisans presents “Beyond the Board” art exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty in Old Town Alexandria. Join the artists at a “Night for Military Heroes” fundraiser and ... Learn More

"Rescue Me" Art Exhibit at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter

  • January 25, 2015
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Monday-Thursday 12-7pm; closed Friday; Saturday-Sunday 12-5pm
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: Free
  • Vola Lawson Animal Shelter - 4101 Eisenhower Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Phone: 703-838-4827
  • Visit Website

“Rescue Me” art exhibit runs October 27 through January 25, 2015 at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter (4101 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria VA). Del Ray Artisans and the Animal Welfare League ... Learn More

Open Life Drawing Sessions at Del Ray Artisans

  • January 25, 2015 to December 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: varies
  • Venue: Del Ray Artisans
  • Admission: $8-$10 members/$10-$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

LIFE DRAWING: 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 ... Learn More

"The Color Pink" Art Exhibit

  • January 25, 2015 to February 01, 2015 (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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Warm up in the New Year with “The Color Pink” art exhibit at Del Ray Artisans gallery (January 2 - February 1, 2015). Artists explore shades of the color pink. During the opening reception ... Learn More

Unearthed / Unleashed: Michael Gessner and Joanne Kent

  • January 25, 2015 to February 22, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Gallery Open Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays 12 noon - 4pm; Saturdays, 1-4pm.
  • Venue: Athenaeum
  • Admission: FREE
  • 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-548-0035
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Unearthed / Unleashed: Michael Gessner and Joanne Kent

Gessner and Kent’s works draw upon unconscious sources deeply connected with the earth. Gessner’s sculptures are lyrical and evocative of various natural forms, while Kent’s ... Learn More

In The Flesh V

  • January 25, 2015 to March 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Daily/10am-6pm Thursdays/10am-9pm
  • Venue: Torpedo Factory Art Center
  • Admission: Free Admission
  • 105 N. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-838-4565
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In The Flesh V

Back by popular demand, this all-media exhibition explores contemporary work with the human form as its subject. In the Flesh V features the work of 20 artists from across the United States, all of ... Learn More

The Art of Ballroom Dance, taught by Gary Stephans

  • January 26, 2015 to February 23, 2015 (Recurring every 2 weeks Monday)
  • Recurring every 2 weeks on Monday
  • Times: 7:00-7:45pm and 7:45-8:30pm
  • Venue: Athenaeum
  • Admission: $15 Admission per class
  • 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-505-5998
  • Send Email
The Art of Ballroom Dance, taught by Gary Stephans

Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Meringue, Rumba, Cha-Cha, & Samba. Come with or without a Partner. Beginning and advanced dancers welcome. Both classes are invited to practice ... Learn More

Free Screening: Glen Campbell's I'll Be Me

  • January 27, 2015
  • Times: 6:30 pm
  • Location: First Baptist Church of Alexandria
  • Admission: Free
  • 2932 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22302
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Free Screening: Glen Campbell's I'll Be Me

Please join us for a complimentary screening of Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, the award-winning documentary chronicling music legend Glen Campbell’s journey after being diagnosed with ... Learn More

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