Fabulous hand made gifts and home decor from nearly 100 artists on the Workhouse campus. 65 studios, 12 galleries!
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.
The Workhouse Arts Center, recognized on the historic registry, has ideal locations for your special events. Epicure and Culture recently recognized the Workhouse on its national list of “best re-purposed historic buildings.”