Athenaeum

  • 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: (703) 548-0035
  • Fax: (703) 548-0456

A Greek Revival building built in 1851, it was home to the Bank of the Old Dominion, where Robert E. Lee did his banking. Today it is an art gallery and home of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association. Open  Thurs.-Sun. noon-4 p.m. Closed major holidays.

The Art of Ballroom Dance

  • April 14, 2014 - April 28, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 2 weeks on Monday

Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Meringue, Rumba, Cha-Cha, & Samba. Come with or without a partner. Beginning and advanced View Details

Poem in Your Pocket Day

  • April 24, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

The culminating event in Alexandria's National Poetry Month activities, Poem in Your Pocket Day will feature Poet Laureate Tori Lane, past poets View Details

Saturday Poetry Salon with Shelly Bell

  • April 26, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Salon Logos: A poetic exhibition space where artists map their creative writing with images then present their journey to an engaged, intimate group View Details

Lavender: Endless Possibilities

  • April 27, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Mellenie of Truly-Life will demonstrate many ways in which lavender can be used; each participant will receive a tiny gift. Space is limited, so View Details

Civil War Songs and Letters

  • May 03, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Back by popular demand! Wammie-award winning band Dead Men’s Hollow plays songs of the Civil War; actors from Guillotine Theatre read letters View Details

Artists Talk

  • May 04, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Artists exhibiting in LOULOUDI Flower will discuss their work in this Gallery Talk. View Details

Second Thursday Music: Izzabella Perelman

  • May 08, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Award-winning songwriter Izzabella’s influences range through folk, country, Latin boleros, jazz, bossa, French standards, and more. View Details

Opening Reception: Words and Letters

  • May 11, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

This multi-media show represents regional artists’ fascination with and explorations of text as a component of visual art. Featuring: Pat View Details

Roman Honor versus Modern Morality

  • May 19, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Come learn how Roman honor and modern morality differ through an examination of historical texts, societal myths and archaeological findings. The View Details

Marunych Duo performs Eastern European and Russian Folk Music

  • May 29, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Bayanist Volodymyr Marunych an domrist Natalia Marunych perform Eastern European and Russian folk music with the Washington Balalaika’s Great View Details

Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
ask@visitalexva.com
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