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January 2016

Al-Mutanabbi Street STARTS HERE DC 2016

January 14 - February 28
George Mason University Art Lab,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, 22079
GMU Art Lab

A diverse coalition of DC-area universities and arts and literary organizations will present Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here DC 2016, a book arts and cultural festival January through March 2016, throughout the Washington, DC, area. Major exhibitions, programs, and events will commemorate the 2007 bombing of Baghdad’s historic book-selling street, celebrate the free exchange of ideas and knowledge, and stand in solidarity with the people of Iraq. 9 Exhibitions, Three Months, 9 Opening Receptions Exhibitions of artwork created in response to the…

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Collectors Showcase 2016

January 16 - February 27
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Event: Collectors Showcase Raffle and Party, Saturday, February 27, 2016. Make your reservation now. The Workhouse Arts Foundation if proud to present its annual Collectors Showcase exhibition and fundraiser, featuring a work of art from each studio and Associate artist at the Workhouse. This year, Sarah Newman, independent curator with past exhibits at the National Gallery of Art and Corcoran Gallery of Art, will select winners. The breath of artwork represents fiber, photography, painting, pastels, ceramics, glass, mixed media and…

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Deborah Schwartzkopf

January 16 - February 28
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Event: Seattle ceramic artist Deborah Schwartzkopf sets in motion complex and functional forms with simple parts. The Workhouse will be hosting a Workshop taught by Schwartzkopf on February 27 – 28, where participants will explore the many ways clay can be altered and combined together from wheel-thrown elements. Make your reservation now.

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Foon Sham: Culture House

January 23 - April 3
W-16, Vulcan Gallery,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
Culture House

Culture House is the first commission by the Workhouse Arts Center. This project builds on our existing commitment to diverse programming and community engagement. Observing the changing demographics of our community, we have responded by diversifying our programs to be more reflective of the people we serve. Past cultural activities include: Latin American Culture exhibit, an exhibit of Southeast Asian artists, and a Korean-American pop exhibition. Our goal with Culture House, is to engage the local community in the topic of cultural diversity and…

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February 2016
$165

Workshop: Basic Zentangle

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
W-5,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, 22079 United States
Lee Darter

The Zentangle Method® is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It is an empowering and uplifting experience in which you can and intentionally direct your attention. As you practice the Zentangle Method, you discover that you will increase your focus and create an improved mood and state of mind. Zentangle practice builds on simple and deliberate strokes, which combined, create beautiful works of art. This is a basic beginner’s class, no previous…

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Second Saturday at the Workhouse

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Campus,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Enjoy extended gallery hours, new opening exhibits, champagne, fine wine, craft beer, and live entertainment. The monthly Art Walk at the Workhouse is free and a great way to spend a Saturday evening with friends, family, or a date! Register for Yoga, Art & Wine at 6:30pm in the McGuireWoods Gallery, followed by a glass of wine and personal gallery tour.https://reservations.workhousearts.org/Info.aspx?EventID=120 Cal-V will be performing in the Vulcan Muse, and the following exhibitions will have opening receptions: W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery:…

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$20 - $25

Cool Cow Comedy Presents Todd Rexx

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
W-3 Theatre,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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For over a decade, Todd Rexx (aka T-Rexx) has been a natural who quickly wins over any audience with his cunning wit, over the top impersonations and brilliant crowd interaction. His on stage antics, accompanied by his twisted imagination, create a comedic concoction that captivates audiences, literally leaving them rolling in the aisles, crying for more. Todd is a true disciple of alternative comedy, who applies his sheer talent and genius to create an off center style of comedy comprised of…

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$65

Workshop: Glass Icon

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
W-10,
9518 Workhouse Way
lorton, 22079 United States
ndine Thola

All Skill Levels, Young Adults & Adults Instructor: Nadine Thola Learn this 17th century method to create a simple Christian icon. A 5”x7” framed Archangel Michael or Gabriel will be reverse painted in class. (Meets in W-10) Winter Quarter (1 day workshop) Session A: Sat Feb 20 (10am-1pm) Session B: Mon Feb 29 (6pm-9pm) Tuition: $65 Materials: $8, payable to instructor at class for paints and other materials. Bring a 5” x 7” frame to class.

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$11.50 - $14.50

Mestey Films Productions presents

February 20 @ 1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 19, 2016
W-3 Theatre,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Mestey Films Productions presents Live Onstage: Brave LIVE onstage!  Playwright Vianlix Mestey presents an original adaption of Brave in a children's theatre format. Merida wants to be free!  She wants to be as free as the wind!  However, her mother wants her to choose a husband. What can Merida do to make her mother understand that she does not want to get married? Desperate to make her mother understand, Merida finds an enchanted flower. She wishes that her mother is her age…

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Culture House: Culture County

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
W-16, Vulcan Muse,
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Join panelists for a discussion on the growing cultural diversity in Fairfax County and how it shapes who we are and how we fit into the larger cultural environment of the county and works. This discussion is a reaction to the installation "Culture House" at the Workhouse by artist Foon Sham.

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