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.

Art Exhibition: Influence and Inspiration in Alexandria

  • August 08, 2014 - September 08, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 8th

Many of the region's most notable artists have taught at The Art League over the years. This show highlights the superb talent and digs into the View Details

Book Talk: A History Lover's Guide Washington, DC Designed for Democracy by Alison Fortier

  • August 23, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

This tour of the nation’s capital goes beyond the traditional guidebook to offer a historical journey through the federal district. From George View Details

Banned Books Exchange

  • September 04, 2014 - September 27, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

September 4- 27 at the Athenaeum. Drop off a book that has been banned or challenged. Let’s keep banned books circulating – it's a great View Details

Gallery Reception

  • September 07, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Many of the region's most notable artists have taught at The Art League over the years. This show highlights the superb talent and digs into the View Details

Second Thursday Music: Bill Thomas

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

Singer/guitarist Bill Thomas performs his distinctive “blues plus” with Larry Tapper on harmonica. Bill toured Europe for 20 years before View Details

History Lecture: Sweet of the Sun, Tears of Moon: Gold Silver and other forms of Ornamentation and D

  • September 15, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Come and learn how and why the people of the Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Celtic worlds adorned themselves. Discover how ornamentation and decoration View Details

Dance in the Gallery: Abigail Wallace Dance

  • September 21, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Our personalities are molded by genetics and interpersonal interactions. In every situation we decide what to show and what to hide. ACW Dances View Details

History Lecture: Burned and Buried:The Sordid History of Books

  • September 22, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

As long as people have been putting ideas down on a physical, tangible medium, others have been intent on the utter destruction of them. View Details

Art on the Horizon: Under the Canopy

  • September 25, 2014 - October 05, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Imagine a theatrical world designed especially for babies and young toddlers to explore – a world inspired by the wonders of the rainforest! View Details

Icons of American Culture by David R. Allison

  • September 25, 2014 - November 09, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The images in this show not only reflect American culture in general, but the photographer's personal interpretation - some are classic, some are View Details

Library Survivor

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

In this game, we pretend that the library is on fire and the trucks are loaded with books! But there are five books left and there is room for only View Details

Icons of American Culture by David R. Allison

  • September 28, 2014
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

The images in this show not only reflect American culture in general, but the photographer's personal interpretation - some are classic, some are 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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