Workhouse Arts Center

  • ADDRESS:
  • 9518 Workhouse Way
  • Lorton, VA 22079
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 584-2900
  • Details

    The Workhouse Arts Center regularly provides tours of the facility by appointment. Come learn about the history of the property, prisoners, suffragists, and the correctional complex.

    Located in Lorton, Virginia, on 55 acres once occupied by the historic Occoquan Workhouse prison, the Workhouse Arts Center is a vibrant community of visual artists, performing artists, and arts educators working together to serve over 100,000 visitors annually from communities throughout Fairfax County, the greater Northern Virginia region, and around the country.

    Nearly 100 regional artists create or exhibit their art at the Workhouse, and the Workhouse annually hosts more than 100 arts exhibitions, 300 performances, and 800 arts education classes, in addition to exciting events like Workhouse Fireworks and Brewfest.

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