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Open Call for Exhibits

December 16, 2016 - December 31, 2020

Open Call for Exhibits The Workhouse Arts Center offers artists and curators and groups opportunities to exhibit at the Workhouse in one of many galleries.  This open call facilitates interested parties in communicating information to the Center.  There is no deadline for entries. Applicants will be notified within three months of their submission date. Entry Instructions:  Open to all artists, groups or curators. Entry Fee:   $25 administrative fee. Funding:   As a non-profit, the Workhouse may offer exhibit space, basic installation support and basic in house advertising but does not necessarily fund all/additional exhibit needs. Potential exhibitors should be prepared with a budget […]

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Open Call, Warrior Way Gallery

July 11, 2018 - July 1, 2025
Building W-16 (Warrior Way Gallery), 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Call, Warrior Way Gallery Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present Warrior Way, an exhibition space designated to display artwork by active, duty, retired and veteran service members. Our exhibition landscape consists of providing contemporary, progressive programming from both local and national artists. This open call facilitates interested artists, curators and art collectives in applying for this opportunity. There is no deadline for entries. Applicants will be notified within 3 months of the submission date. Workhouse Arts Center would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Entry Instructions:  Open to all artists, groups and/or curators. Entry Fee:   $25 administrative […]

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Workhouse Campus RFI

December 3, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Fairfax County and the Workhouse Arts Foundation are looking for innovative ideas to continue transforming the historically significant, 50-plus acre Workhouse Arts campus into the first mixed-used arts campus in the county. The county and the Workhouse recently issued a request for expressions of interest, seeking proposed adaptive re-use concepts from businesses, nonprofits or individuals. The two entities are asking for cultural, educational, residential, commercial or other uses that complement the Workhouse Arts Center’s existing studio, gallery and museum spaces. This could include food halls, restaurants, craft breweries, craft manufacturing, housing, arts and entertainment venues, business incubators and possibly other […]

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OPEN CALL: Art Lab

March 13 - December 31

Eligibility: Artists currently enrolled in MFA studio art programs Exhibition Dates: March– December 31, 2019 Application Deadline: On a rolling basis Entry Fee: N/A   DOWNLOAD OPEN CALL PDF   Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to invite graduate-level artists to submit project proposals for an exhibition in the gallery, Art Lab, during 2019. Exhibition proposals should reflect an expansion of the artist’s practice and can reflect work that will be created for the exhibition or work that is already complete. Proposals will be accepted from artists working in any media. Artists may apply as an individual or with a collaborative […]

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Open Call, Interactive and/or Immersive Artwork

May 14 - July 15

Open Call, Interactive and/or Immersive Artwork Eligibility: Professional Artists Exhibition Dates: December 2019 – February 2020 Application Deadline: July 15, 2019   DOWNLOAD OPEN CALL PDF   Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to invite professional artists to submit interactive, immersive or experiential artworks and art installations for an exhibition in our premiere McGuireWoods gallery. Exhibition proposals should reflect an expansion of the artist’s practice and can reflect work that will be created for the exhibition or work that is already complete. Please submit all of the above materials to exhibitions@workhousearts.org using “Interactive Exhibit Submission” in the subject line. If you […]

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Gongsan Kim: Haan for Korea

May 23 - July 28
Building W-16 (Warrior Way Gallery), 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States

Gongsan Kim: Haan for Korea On view May 23 – July 28, 2019 Reception: June 8, 6pm – 8pm *Haan is a Korean concept of deep and bitter sorrow that remains buried within a person’s heart for a long period of time. Artist Statement Having grown up in the aftermath of the Korean War, I have lived with the heartache of seeing my homeland torn in half. My father fled to South Korea during the war and I grew up seeing his tears. Due to the war 10 million families were forcibly separated between the South and North Korea. The […]

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Virginia Watercolor Society 40th Annual Exhibition

May 25 - August 2
Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Virginia Watercolor Society 40th Annual Exhibition On View May 25 – August 2, 2019 McGuireWoods Gallery         The Virginia Watercolor Society's 40th Annual Exhibition will be on view at Workhouse Arts Center from May 25th through August 2nd, 2019. This acclaimed exhibition showcases paintings in a wide variety of subjects and styles representing beauty, experimentation, innovation, and creativity in contemporary watercolor. The Virginia Watercolor Society, organized in 1979 by Roanoke artists John Will Creasy and Ernest Johnson, is an organization of artists which seeks to foster interest and participation in the exciting world of watercolor through publications, […]

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ReCOVERing the Classics

June 1 - August 4
Building W-16 (Vulcan Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States

ReCOVERing the Classics On View June 1 – August 4, 2019 Reception: June 8, 6pm – 8pm Vulcan Gallery ReCOVERing the Classics is an exhibition exploring redesigned book covers from Scholastic Literature children books. Many book covers from the greatest classics that children read growing up are often auto-generated and tend to fall short of capturing the essence of what makes the literature so exciting and inspiring. We partnered with our neighboring high school, South County High in Lorton, Virginia, and prompted the students to create new covers for some of their favorites. Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present […]

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Little Shop of Horrors

June 7 - June 30
Building W-3 (Theatre), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Little Shop of Horrors Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken   PURCHASE TICKETS   A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world. The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. […]

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Home

June 12 - August 11
Building W-16 (Muse), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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    Home Tali Margolin Vulcan Muse Gallery On view June 12 – August 11, 2019 Reception: July 13 Artist Statement I left my birthplace many years ago. Since then I've changed places, languages and homes. In my recent mixed media works I deal with the theme of home, immigration and memories, the loss of the familiar and adjustment to new conditions. What is the meaning of home? Is it a place you come to sleep, or a place you belong to? A place that has a roof or a place that has roots? Is it even a real space […]

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Artists in Their Own Right

June 12 - August 18
Building W-16 (Art Lab), 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Artists in Their Own Right Curated by Britt Conley On view June 12 – August 18 Reception: July 13, 5pm – 7pm Art Lab, 2nd Floor Curatorial Statement by Britt Conley One of the wonderful aspects about the arts at Northern Virginia Community College is witnessing all the talent within our programs. A lot of that talent is from older adult learners and those who assist the programs themselves. They are artists in their own right. Each of the artists represented here are exceptionally creative and passionate about their art. Their level of artistic expertise should be experienced by far […]

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12:00 pm

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named […]

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7:00 pm

It’s Date Night: The Chef’s Table

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

Building W-3 (Culinary Classroom), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
$150

Anyone can go out for dinner and a movie so why not make your night something special to be remembered! Date Night cooking classes are designed to be fun, relaxing and an escape from the daily grind. They are great way to learn some basic cooking techniques while enjoying your company and making new friends. The menu items will be prepared by participants working together at each of the cooking islands. No one will leave hungry! Every month you will prepare a new dish! Every Third Saturday of the Month, 7pm to 9pm Tuition: $150 per couple (covers all food […]

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8:00 pm

Workhouse Social Dance

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us for our monthly Workhouse Social Dance in the McGuireWoods Gallery (second floor of W-16) featuring dancing, complimentary refreshments and cash bar. The social dance will be led by professional ballroom instructors Bobbi Brennan and/or Cookie Bell beginning at 8:00pm and the music, dance, food and fun continue through 10:00pm. All skill levels welcome! The night begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary 30 minute mini-lesson led by a professional dance instructor, versed in ballroom, Latin and social dance styles. General dancing begins at 8pm and continues until 10pm. We are occasionally asked about dress code for the dances. We do not have […]

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