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.

Robert Cwiok: Enveloping Time

  • February 26, 2015 - April 12, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Paintings, collage, and mixed media works representing all phases of Cwiok’s 40-year career lead visitors on a tour through the development of View Details

Dance In the Gallery: ACW Dances Prelude

  • March 29, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

ACW Dances presents Prelude, a sneak peek at the group's spring concert lineup. Featuring new works by artistic director Abigail Wallace and a few of View Details

Spring Break Camp: Jane Franklin Dance and The Big Meow

  • March 30, 2015 - April 03, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Spring Break Camp: Jane Franklin Dance and The Big Meow 9am -1pm $200 tuition for 5 days Express yourself and find your passion in the performing View Details

Spring Cookie Class with Larry Calvert

  • March 31, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Just in time for Spring! Join Larry Calvert as he teaches you everything you need to know about making beautiful hand-decorated sugar cookies. This View Details

Behind the Fishnet Curtain: Tango’s Myths, Mystery, and Magic

  • April 02, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

QuinTango with guest Carina Losano, brings the sizzle of great tango music to the Athenaeum with an interactive concert and lively question and View Details

The Art of Ballroom Dance, taught by Gary Stephans

  • April 06, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Mondays, April 6 & 20 / 7:00-7:45pm and 7:45-8:30pm $15 Admission per class Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Meringue, Rumba, View Details

2nd Thursday Live: Tori Lane

  • April 09, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Come celebrate National Poetry Month with Alexandria City's Poet Laureate Tori Lane Kovarik and other local poets. The evening will include poetry View Details

Artist’s Talk: Robert Cwiok

  • April 12, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Robert Cwiok will talk about his work, his process, and his influences. View Details

History Lecture Love, Lust, and Magic in the Ancient World

  • April 13, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

People throughout history have tried to enchant, tempt, woo, and seduce people into falling in love (or lust). Come learn about love, lust, and magic View Details

Meigs Hodge Concert

  • April 16, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314

Traditional and contemporary blues guitar and vocals. Mr. Hodge explores delta and Chicago styles through the music of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, View Details

RARA AVIS

  • April 16, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Thursday, April 16 – May 31 Opening Reception / Sunday, April 19 from 4-6 pm FREE This exhibit features the drawing/sculptural compositions View Details

Garden Tour Marketplace

  • April 18, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Tour the Garden at the Athenaeum and shop the Historic Garden Tour Marketplace. Twelve hand-picked, stylish vendors will showcase their wares for View Details

Shakespeare's Birthday: The Mad Wooing

  • April 23, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with a staged reading of Kimberley Lynne's new play, The Mad Wooing. Set during the Inter-Regnum when theatre was View Details

Poem in Your Pocket Day

  • April 30, 2015
  • Address: 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Community Closing Event for The City of Alexandria’s Poem in Your Pocket Day. DASHing Words in Motion poetry contest winners will read their View Details

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