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Armed Forces Day Open House

May 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


First observed on 20 May 1950, the day was created on 31 August 1949, to honor Americans serving in the five U.S. military branches – the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard. Many events across the United States take place on Armed Forces Day to honor Americans in uniform who served their country in times of war and peace.

The Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative is adding to this celebration by offering free demonstrations and workshops for members of our military, no matter your status (active, retired, veteran..)

Join us on Saturday May 19th from 12pm -3pm
FREE Workshops & Demonstrations in:
Yoga – 2-3pm in building W-11 with Lesley Spalding
Bladesmithing – 12-3pm, in building 9A with our partners “Recovery Forge”
Paint Pouring – 12-3pm, in building W-5 with Military Artist in Residence Cheryl Wilson
Resin Casting – 12-3pm, in building 9A with Military Artist Rene Vincit
Ceramic Handbuilding – 12-3pm in building W-8 with Ceramic Artist Larry Fees

And possibly more to come, so stay tuned!


Take 20% off the following previously scheduled one-day workshops on SATURDAY (That day), May 19th!
Ceramics Raku (11am-5pm)
Encaustic Painting (11am-5pm)
Paint Your Pet Portrait (10am-4pm)
Mom/Dad & Me – Fused Glass (10am-1pm)
Date Night (7-9pm)
Tasting Club- Austin American Cuisine (1-4pm)
(Registration is required before event date! So hurry up and register now to ensure you have a seat! Please call 703-584-2909, option 2 and mention the Armed Forces Day Open House discount to the reservationist)


As a special Bonus, as an Armed Service member, if you show up in your camouflage utilities that day you can register for one of these currently advertised Workhouse workshops in the following media ON US! :
ANY Spring or Summer Culinary workshop
ANY Mixed Media workshop
ANY Photography workshop
(You will have to cover your own material/fresh food fee’s)


May 19, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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