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March 2018

Make Yourself a Muppet! A Special Workshop with Guy Gilchrist

March 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$100

PURCHASE TICKETS   Guy Gilchrist, at the age of 24, was hand-selected to create Jim Henson’s Muppets Comic Strip that was printed worldwide in 660-plus newspapers daily from 1981 to 1986. Throughout the years, he has set his hand to such notable cartoons as The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry, Tiny Toons, Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock,The Pink Panther, Minnie Mouse, and was instrumental in the creation of The Muppet Babies! Guy’s iconic Muppets artwork was enshrined in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. as symbolic of a National Treasure in 1984 after he was Guest of…

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May 2018

Paint the Night with Visiting Artist Paul Jackson

May 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$420

Paint the Night - with Returning Visiting Artist Paul Jackson All skill levels, Young Adults to Adults Back with us, by popular demand, this will be Paul’s second workshop here at the Workhouse. If you missed The Illusion of Glass/Transparency and Reflections in Watercolor workshop in the summer of 2016, we highly recommend you don’t miss this one! Painting nocturnal subjects poses technical challenges while opening new potential for creativity. The light at night is often dim and multidirectional, coming from many small sources rather than one big skylight. The colorful and dramatic lighting patterns let you create images with…

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Armed Forces Day Open House

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

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…

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June 2018

Watercolor Printmaking: Japanese Woodblock with Visiting Artist Linda Beeman

June 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$300

Linda Beeman: Watercolor Printmaking: Japanese Woodblock All skill levels, Young Adults to Adults Linda Beeman is an award-winning Mokuhanga artist whose detailed prints have garnered top awards in juried competitions. Her work can be found in private and corporate collections around the world. Known for both the precision of her carving and her subtle, quiet colors, Linda’s prints transport the viewer to a place worth knowing and protecting. This is an intensive 3-day workshop that covers various aspects of the traditional and rare Japanese printmaking process — mokuhanga. The process is versatile and differs from western (oil based ink) woodblock…

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March 2019

Drum Circle with Percussionist Tom Teasley

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Building W-4, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$20

All Skill Levels, All Ages Instructor: Tom Teasley Internationally acclaimed percussionist, Tom Teasley, will lead an all skill, all ages drum circle. Tom is the 2016 World Percussionist of the Year by Drum! magazine, has won numerous Helen Hayes Awards and was the WAMA awardee for “World Music Instrumentalist” five years straight. Through the use of vocalizations and stepping participants will develop a greater rhythmic awareness. Tom will also demonstrate some basic drum technique development. Beginners and experienced drummers are welcome to attend. If you have a drum please bring it. There will be some drums and other percussion for those without…

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May 2019

Make & Take Art Workshop for Military Families

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:00 am

Free

All Skill Levels, All Ages, this is a Family Class Open to Active Duty, Retired, Veteran, and Family and Care-givers to Military Instructors will vary monthly These workshop experiences are deigned to be fun-filled, art-making, experiences for the whole family. This is not a class where you drop off the kids- in this experience, the family joins and journeys into the creative world together! Join our talented Art Instructors as they guide you through painting and mixed media exercises where you’ll create a unique work-of-art ready to take home at the end of the workshop. Topics will vary but one…

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Make & Take Art Workshop for Military Families

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:00 am

Free

All Skill Levels, All Ages, this is a Family Class Open to Active Duty, Retired, Veteran, and Family and Care-givers to Military Instructors will vary monthly These workshop experiences are deigned to be fun-filled, art-making, experiences for the whole family. This is not a class where you drop off the kids- in this experience, the family joins and journeys into the creative world together! Join our talented Art Instructors as they guide you through painting and mixed media exercises where you’ll create a unique work-of-art ready to take home at the end of the workshop. Topics will vary but one…

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Artistic Innovation

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 22, 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. Spring Series - The snow and ice of winter is melting,…

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Mystery Basket Competition!- During the Armed Forces Day Open House

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Armed Forces Day is a day of paying tribute to and honoring members of the military. In the United States it is celebrated annually on the third Saturday in May. It is the highlight of Armed Forces Week which starts on the second Saturday in May and ends on the Sunday after Armed Forces Day. Join the Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative this May on Saturday May 18th for an Open house Celebration! We'll have activities for the whole family, regardless of Military affiliation. The Event begins at 12pm and ends at 3pm. One of the highlights of that…

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It’s Date Night: The Chef’s Table

May 18 @ 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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