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At Home Heroes

July 14 - November 11

At Home Heroes On View July 14 – November 11, 2018 Closing Reception: Saturday, November 10 4pm – 6pm (NEW!) Warrior Way Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center At Home Heroes is a group exhibition celebrating artists who also hold the important role of a military spouse. Military spouses are the foundation of families who support troops during mission, deployment, reintegration and reset. These silent heroes’ commitment and support to help keep our country safe prove them to be essential to the strength of the nation. The exhibition highlights fifteen Workhouse Arts Center artists’ deeply personal and meaningful works using various mediums…

The Weight of Air: Hanna Vogel (Exhibition, Artist Talk, and Reception)

August 8 - September 23

The Weight of Air: Hanna Vogel On View August 8 – September 23, 2018 Artist Reception: September 8th, 6p-8p McGuireWoods Gallery DOWNLOAD: Exhibition Press Release The Weight of Air is an immersive exhibition exploring ideas of growth and tenacity. Hanna Vogel’s delicate installation works address body and self-image reflected in the space we inhabit through physical and spatial consideration. By openly unveiling environmental vulnerabilities, these objects call on the viewer to examine the entropic nature of their own human makeup and its relationship to its surroundings. “I find this idea—that our bodies and our self-images are affected by the spaces…

Workhouse Clay International Ceramics Exhibition 2018

August 11 - October 14

Workhouse Clay International Ceramics Exhibition 2018 Exhibition Dates: August 11 - October 14, 2018 Opening Reception: August 10, 2018, 7p-9p The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to present the Workhouse Clay International Ceramics Exhibition from August 11-October 14, 2018. This exhibition represents the depth and breadth of contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic artworks being created throughout the country. Ceramic Artist and Educator –Eva Kwong juried over 500 images to select 60 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…

Founding Artist Exhibition & Reception

August 29, 2018 - February 3, 2019

Exhibition on view August 29 - February 3, 2019 Reception September 15, 2018, 6p-8p Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present a group exhibition highlighting Studio and Arches artists that have been a part of the organization for its 10-year span. In honor of their dedication and support, the exhibition will survey their works in various mediums including painting, sculpture, fiber, glass, precious metals, and mixed media. Featured artists include Kate Baker, David Barnes, Gwendolyn Bragg, Karen Kozojet Ching, Julie Dzikiewicz, Bill Firestone, Lynn Goldstein, Nancy Hannans, Marilyn Harrington, Joan Hutten, Marni Maree, Traci Oberle, Denise Shamoun Phalan, Patricia McMahon…

11th Annual FCPS Artist Teacher Exhibition

September 26 - October 21

11th Annual FCPS Artist Teacher Exhibition McGuireWoods Gallery On View September 26 – October 21, 2018 In collaboration with the Workhouse Arts Center, the FCPS Fine Arts Office presents the 11th Annual Artist Teacher Exhibition, an art exhibition recognizing the creative endeavors of FCPS artist-teachers. FCPS art and music teachers are invited to submit original works for consideration.

Chapel of Resistance

October 9, 2018 - March 5, 2019

Chapel of Resistance, 2016 Edgar Endress, Chris Rackley & Floating Lab Collective Outdoor Sculpture On view October 2018 - March 2019 The Chapel of Resistance is a collaborative project by Edgar Endress, Chris Rackley, and the Floating Lab Collective. The project was first exhibited at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC during the Creative Time Summit in October 2016. It consists of twenty-two large plywood figures based on original drawings by Chris Rackley. The figures, which are grouped and layered, celebrate Pussy Riot, the Occupy Movement, Hong Kong’s umbrella protests, Black Lives Matter, and other uprisings and gestures of…

First Light Exhibition

October 27, 2018 - January 6, 2019

First Light Exhibition McGuireWoods Gallery On View October 26 – January 6, 2018 Reception: December 8 DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE   Concurrent with the ten-year anniversary of Workhouse Arts Center, First Light will celebrate our decade of existence with a dynamic presentation of contemporary light artists of today. The exhibition considers the methods in which artists explore light as a medium from its role of illumination, as a sculptural medium and a source of conceptual energy. Concepts will range from civil liberties, to social engagement, to a more light-hearted exploration of play and wonder. The exhibition will be on view in…

VMFA on the Road

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VMFA on the Road Parked in front of the main entrance to Building 16 Saturday, November 10, 2018 6pm – 8pm DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE   Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to welcome the VMFA on the Road vehicle on Saturday, November 10th from 6pm – 8pm! In 1953, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts was among the first museums in the world to create what was then called the Artmobile. During its lifetime, the Artmobile program circulated 60 exhibitions and served over 2.5 million people. As the originator of this concept, VMFA will offer its own, re-authorized version of the exhibition,…

Workhouse Student Faculty Exhibition

January 10, 2019 - February 10, 2019

Workhouse Student Faculty Exhibition McGuireWoods Gallery On View January 10 – February 10, 2019 The Workhouse Arts Center Student and Faculty Exhibition recognizes the achievements and works of our Department of Education. The exhibition will survey works from our prestigious course instructors, faculty and their students. Explore the numerous paintings, drawings, glass works, clay works and fiber art created in our acclaimed classes and workshops.

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