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April 2016

First Look: VMFA 2016 Fellows at Workhouse Arts Center

April 9 - July 3
W-16, Vulcan Gallery,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Reception: Saturday May 14, 6 – 9 pm as part of the Workhouse Second Saturday Art Walk The Workhouse Arts Center in collaboration with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents a look at 7 of the 13 statewide artists selected as the 2016-17 VMFA Professional Fellowship winners. Announced in February 2016, the winning artists were selected by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston Texas. This is the only VMFA Statewide Program exhibit in the…

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11th Congressional District High School Art Competition

April 23 - May 14
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Reception: May 7, 3:30 – 5:30 pm. Hosted by Congressman Connolly; join families and student artists to celebrate the importance of the fine arts in the region. The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to present the 2016 High School Art Competition for Virginia’s 11th Congressional District. The Congressional Art Competition is an annual, nation-wide high school arts competition sponsored by the Member of the U.S. House or Representatives. All public, private and home schooled high school students, residing in Congressman…

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May 2016
$10 - $15

Open Life Drawing

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
W-6,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will…

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$25

Workshop: Essential Oils for Enhancing Fitness

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Building W-10
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Series of aromatherapy workshops using therapeutic grade essential oils for everything from detoxing your home to fitness, travel, and cooking, Make and take gifts in each workshop.

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VCA Artist Spotlight: Lynne Mackey

May 7 @ 7:30 pm
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Through special arrangement with the Virginia Commission for the Arts, classically trained concert pianist Lynne Mackey performs a selection of works for piano entitled The Romantic Spirit, which draws from a time when the piano became the signature symbol of the spirit of individualism and freedom of musical expression. Ms Mackey combines masterful technique with extraordinary expressiveness to bring a wide range of classical music to audiences. Most recently, she performed in Paris as artist-in-residence for 4 months at the…

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$10 - $15

Open Life Drawing

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
W-6,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will…

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$75

Maxwell A. DiPalma Memorial Golf Tournament

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lansdowne Resort,
44050 Woodbridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA, 20176
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To raise funds for the Workhouse Arts Foundation, a regionally recognized arts institution. Event support will be applied to general operations, scholarships, and the creation of a summer photography camp for children. Through this event we hope to ignite the same creative spark that Max found in others, and to honor his memory by sharing the art of photography with a broader community. Register Now.

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Next Reflex Dance Collective: Workshops

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
W-3 Theatre,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Next Reflex Dance Collective Free Dance Workshop! In preparation for their Saturday May 28 dance concert at the Workhouse, Next Reflex Dance Collective invites children between the ages of 5-7 to participate in free dance and crafts workshops. Children will have an opportunity to create movement with the NRDC dancers and make visual arts props that will be featured in the dance concert on May 28. About the May 28 concert (listed below) Next Reflex Dance Collective presents an evening…

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Cool Cow Comedy: Kevin Meaney and Julia Scotti

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
W-3 Theatre,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Cool Cow Comedy Presents : Kevin Meaney and Julia Scotti Live Stand Up Comedy at the Workhouse Arts Center! Each month (and sometimes twice a month) Cool Cow Comedy's headliners and featured performers take the stage in the W-3 Theare. Host and Comedian Rahmein Mostafavi (who has performed stand-up as such venues as DC Improv, Richmond Funny Bone andCaroline's on Broadway) makes Cool Cow a staple of the entertainment options in Lorton! Emmy Award winner Kevin Meaney has been one of the country's most popular standup comedians…

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$10 - $15

Open Life Drawing

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
W-6,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will…

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