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June 2016

Prison (Re)Form

June 11, 2016 - December 31, 2017
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Today the President calls for criminal reform due to the commercialization of prisons and high levels of incarcerated men in the United States. At the same time, women in the United States continue to fight for equality. Opened in 1910, the Workhouse has always been synonymous with prison reform and the fight for gender equality. In the early part of the 20th century, the Workhouse buildings were made from bricks forged on site by the prisoners, and laid by hand…

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October 2017

Glass National 2017

October 28, 2017 - January 14, 2018
W-16, Vulcan Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Vulcan Gallery On View October 28 – January 14, 2018 Reception November 11, 6pm-8pm General Exhibition Statement The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Glass National exhibition. Glass National is a juried exhibition which promotes and displays the breadth of contemporary glass artwork being created throughout the USA and Canada by highlighting both functional and sculptural works. This year’s juror is installation, video and glass artist, Charlotte Potter. Juror Biography, Charlotte Potter In this age of…

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Cheryl Wilson: Enigma

October 28 - December 10

Enigma Cheryl Wilson Warrior Way Gallery On View October 28 - December 10, 2017 About the Exhibition In Enigma, Cheryl Wilson paints intuitively and embraces spontaneity in her process. She is most known for her transformative layering process using acrylic and ink. Non-traditional materials such as sand, coffee, glass beads and gum wrapper are incorporated into the works invoking the question of what story is being revealed. About the Artist Cheryl Wilson is from Northern, Virginia and is the author…

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November 2017

Sara Dittrich: Body As Metronome

November 1, 2017 - January 5, 2018
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Body As Metronome Sara Dittrich McGuire Woods Gallery On View November 1 - January 5, 2018 Opening Reception: November 11, 2017 About the Exhibition In Body As Metronome, Sara Dittrich examines the unconscious rhythms of the body in an everyday context. She introduces sculptural objects, video installations and performance works as a means to study and address the acts of listening, movement and sound. Metaphorical interpretations of pulse, breath, footsteps and heartbeats are presented in this body of work creating…

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