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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

Black Friday Holiday Celebration at the Workhouse

Event Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Campus Wide

This holiday season, ask yourself, what do you value? Value creative, value community, value your loved ones. This Black Friday, find your value when you shop from the Artists at the Workhouse. With approximately 100 artists in 65 studios and nine galleries, you will discover unique gifts at your price point. Forget the crazy malls, discover the creativity in your community.

Schedule of Events:

9am – 7pm
Studios, Galleries and Prison Museum open
LCAC Canned food drive
100 Under 200 in the McGuireWoods Gallery
Building W-5 Special Gifts Galore Special Shop

9am – 5pm
Gingerbread House Making, Metropolitan School of the Arts
Building W-9A
Cost: $35 per child
Children 6 years or older may be dropped off for up to 2 hours; Children 5 and younger will require parent/guardian supervision

10am – 2pm
Portrait Painting on Copper Demo, Studio Artist Patricia McMahon Rice
Building W-6, Studio 608D

Chinese Brush Painting Demo, Studio Artist Hsi-Mei
Building W-5, Studio 514

Flame Working Demo, Resident Artist Robert Kinchloe
Building W-7, Flame Working Classroom

Wheel Throwing Demo, Resident Artist Joan Ulrich
Building W-8, Main Studio-Classroom

11am – 2pm
Soft Pastel Demo, Associate Artist Bonnie Ferguson Butler
W-16 Vulcan Gallery

11am – 5pm
Farmers Market
Quad (outside near Workhouse Way)
Uncle Fred’s BBQ Smoke Shack
Kettle Corn Guy
Baked Goods and More

Santa's Frosty Follies Dance Performance, Metropolitan School of the Arts
Quad (outside near Workhouse Way)

12 – 3pm
Family Paper Snowflake Making, with Studio Fiber Arts
Building W-6, Classroom

10% Discount on all Art of Movement Classes
(Sign up in W-11, W-3, new students only)

Mosaic Demo, Glass Program Instructor Gene Sterud
Building W-7, Flat Working Classroom

Visit with Santa
Building W-16, 2nd Floor McGuireWoods Gallery

1:30 – 2:30pm
Waltz demonstration with Alan Golombek, Ballroom Instructor Cookie Bell
W-3 Theatre

2 – 2:15pm
Lorton Community Action Center Home For Dinner exhibit awards
Building W-16, Vulcan Gallery
People’s choice - Best in Show
Artist at the Workhouse selection – Best in show

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Black Friday Yoga, Lesley Spalding
Stretch & Stress Relief for that second wind for shopping! (chair based)
Building W-11, Free

3 – 4pm
Hula Dance Demo, Cherry Nutting
Building W-16, McGuireWoods Gallery, Free

3 – 5pm
How to Create Inventive Surfaces for Painting and Collage Work, Associate Artist Karen Chin
Building W-9


Ticket Required: