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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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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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Open Call, Love Sign

July 8 - December 1

After a 3-month tour in Fairfax County, the Virginia tourism LOVEwork sign will be permanently installed at Workhouse Arts Center. The Virginia is for Lover’s marketing campaign is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019 and has introduced this special activation. Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to invite professional artists to submit artwork proposals to decorate the LOVEworks sign. A new Fairfax County LOVEworks sign will offer a dynamic and fun photo opportunity providing the perfect backdrop for families, couples, and friends to create memorable moments. Proposals will be accepted from artists working in any media. The work must be durable […]

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Prescription

July 31 - October 27
Building W-16 (Warrior Way Gallery), 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Prescription Solo Exhibit featuring Cole Swavely On view July 31 – October 27 Reception: October 12, 6pm-8pm Warrior Way Gallery     Artist Statement 25 Jun 19 From:   COLE SWAVELY, ARTIST, LT USN   Subj:  ARTIST'S STATEMENT 25 Jun 19   Ref:  (a)  Wedding Vows (b)  OPNAVINST 3120.32D Standard Organization and Regulations of the U.S. Navy, 16 Jul 12 (c)  ART RULES, Sister Corita Kent, ca. 1960 (d)  Meditations, Marcus Aurelius (e)  Artist's Statement, Cole Swavely, January 2019   Purpose: To set forth intentions pursuant to the art practice of Cole Swavely (hereafter referred to alternatively as THE ARTIST […]

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VMFA: Futures

August 7 - October 6
Building W-16 (Vulcan Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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VMFA: Futures On View August 7 – October 6, 2019 McGuireWoods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center Reception and Artist Talk: Saturday August 10, 6pm – 8pm   Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present VMFA: Futures showcasing a select group of artists joining the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia. This lucid presentation is comprised of a broad selection of humanizing works of ingenuity which liven the art landscape through sculpture, videography, painting, photography and new media. VMFA: Futures highlights emerging talent but also explores commonalities amongst the artists’ work each sharing visual, woven […]

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(Im)permanence Continued

August 7 - October 6
Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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(Im)Permanence Continued Select works by Cindy Myron On View August 7 – October 6 Reception & Artist Talk: Saturday, August 10 6pm – 8pm McGuireWoods Gallery, 2nd Floor Ordinary spaces act as expressive vehicles for the human body and mind. I create a dialogue between society and its intimate, designed, constructed spaces, typically referencing the home. An idea of “home” acts as a symbol of safety and shelter. Gardens and egg forms representing fertility, growth and inception are places much like homes themselves. When layered with architectural diagrams or components common to a home including floor boards, moldings, and window […]

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Clay International

August 10 - October 13
Building W-16 (Vulcan Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States

Clay International Exhibition Exhibition Dates: August 10 – October 13 Opening Reception: August 10, 2018, 6p-8p Clay International represents the depth and breadth of contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic artworks being created throughout the country. Ceramic Artist and Educator – Peter Beasecker juried over 300 images to select 52 pieces of art which incorporate a contemporary spirit as well as a technical mastery of the material. The show is a rare opportunity to see a variety of styles and techniques which encompass the field of contemporary ceramic arts. Juror’s Statement - It was an honor to be asked this year […]

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Ongoing

WMAI Student Exhibition Open Call for Submissions!

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 19 @ 5:00 pm

The Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative (WMAI) is rooted in the Workhouse Arts Center’s desire to address the needs and to improve the lives of military service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers through the arts. WMAI seeks to increase equity, access, and opportunities for veterans to participate in quality arts programming that is sensitive and responsive to their unique experiences. In the last year, the WMAI student body has nearly doubled in numbers. As more Military members and Veterans are taking advantage of Workhouse programs, we at WMAI would like to remind them that the work they are […]

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12:00 pm

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

August 10 @ 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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Break Out and Tap!

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Building W-4, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$50

Put on those tap shoes that have been sitting in your closet and head on over to the “Break Out and Tap!” Workshop! This workshop is geared towards beginners and will incorporate both street and Broadway styles of tap. Tap dancing will help you gain flexibility in your ankles, learn how to use your body in new ways, and get you out of your normal routine. So come! Learn a tap warm up or two, go across the floor, and dance your heart out to a combo or two! Session 1: July 20th Session 2: August 10th REGISTER HERE! 12:00PM-2:00PM […]

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2:00 pm

Artistic Innovation

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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One event on August 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Building W-11 (Art of Movement), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
Free

All Skill Levels, Ages Teen through Adult Instructors: Marilyn Peppers-Citizen and Erin Clarke If you are a Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, caregiver, or family member you have a spot in Artistic Innovation. Get ready to take your yoga off the mat and into the art studio. Quiet the mind to get in touch with your intuition. Inspire creative ideas. Your instructors are wellness professionals dedicated to helping individuals achieve their wellness goals. Each workshop contains 55 minutes of Yoga, multiple breaks, an artistic activity and time for reflection. Summer Series - Summer has its own personality.  It has longer […]

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4:00 pm

Create + Sip: Wire Cage Pendant

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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BUY TICKETS NOW   Join us every month for a new Create + Sip experience! Our afternoons of wine and fun offer more than just painting. Each event is taught by one of Workhouse's talented studio artists, so we play with lots of techniques. You'll have a great time creating (and sipping), resulting in a unique piece of art made by you. Check our Events listings regularly to see what we'll have next. In August, learn how to weave a pearl or favorite memento into a wire cage pendant. Workhouse artist Nadine Thola will show you how to use metalsmithing […]

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6:00 pm

Second Saturday Art Walk

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Entire Campus, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 100 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Enjoy thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber […]

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7:00 pm

The Hand-Crafted Mixologist

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

$50

Take your cocktail party to the next level! We’ll learn how to create special, signature drinks sure to wow your guests and friends. This is a great class for groups, friends and couples. Saturday May 11, 7pm–9pm, Theme: The Grass is Always Greener Saturday June 8, 7pm–9pm, Theme: Is Busting Out all Over Saturday July 13, 7pm–9pm, Theme: Fireworks Flavor Saturday August 10, 7pm–9pm, Theme: Back to School for Grown-Ups Tuition: $50 Materials Fee: $10 spirits re-stocking fee will be added to your tuition. Bring additional $10 for fresh foods/appetizers provided by instructor. Location: W-3, 302   CLICK HERE TO […]

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Belly Dance Hafla and Performance

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Building W-4, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us August 10th during the Workhouse 2nd Saturday event for the first ever Workhouse Belly Dance “Hafla.” Hafla, is an Arabic word meaning get-together, party, or ceremony. The event will have belly dance and other dance style performances, line dancing, light snacks and end with an open dance floor to practice your belly dance moves. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP so we know how much food to provide. August 19th at 7:00PM Building 4 Room 408 Cost: FREE RSVP HERE

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7:30 pm

I (Hate) Modern Art

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Class Act Players Presents: (I Hate) Modern Art The Class Act Players proudly present "(I Hate) Modern Art," an evening of one act plays about art! Featuring two new works by company playwrights Sarah Marksteiner and Alex Bulova, "(I Hate) Modern Art" asks what is art, who gets to make it, and why that matters. Join us for a provocative and hilarious evening that will challenge the way you interact with art. Parental Guidance suggested due to adult language and mature themes. Show dates: August 1st, 3rd, 4th, 8th-10th Show Times: 8:00pm doors open at 7:30pm Location: Building W3. Tickets: […]

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