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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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January 2017

Women Now

January 21 - April 9
W-16, Vulcan Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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WOMEN NOW January 21 – April 9, 2017 Workhouse Arts Center Vulcan Gallery, Building W-16 JENNIFER BARTLETT       SUSIE GANCH               CHARLOTTE POTTER ERIN DEVINE                     JENNY HOLZER            MICKALENE THOMAS EMILY FRANCISCO           LINN MEYERS               NATALIE WOOD HELEN FREDERICK           CHRISTIE NEPTUNE Performance:…

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March 2017

Look At Me, Again

March 11 - April 23
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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March 11 – April 23, 2017 Self-portraits may be expressed in many ways, a traditional likeness, an abstract sculpture, a mixed media installation of material representing how you feel. A follow up to the 2014 exhibit, “Look At Me: How Veterans view Themselves,” is an exhibit that reexamines the faces of Service members, past and present. Collaborators: USO: Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore NRVC Fort Belvoir Marine Corps Base Quantico Community Building Artworks Image:  Belena Marquez, Heart and Mind, Acrylic on canvas, 2017…

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RICHARD NOTKIN: A PLETHORA OF TECHNIQUES + CONCEPTS

March 11 - May 8
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Richard Notkin demonstrates small-scale carving, relief tile design and mold-making, teapot design and fabrication (prototype models, mold-making, casting and alterations, etc.). He also shares large-scale sculpting techniques and clay alteration, and he gives an illustrated lecture on how he conceives and produces large-scale tile murals. Each differing presentation is filled with technical information and brief discussions on the philosophical foundations upon which his work is conceived. Exhibit: March 11 - May 8 Reception + Artist Talk: May 5, 7p -…

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April 2017

Exhibit: Late Bloomers

April 1 - April 30
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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The Artists at the Workhouse are proud to present “Late Bloomers,” an exhibit celebrating and conceptualizing the fleeting, ephemeral, beautiful, political, and cultural nature of Cherry Blossoms. This exhibit is campus-wide in all studio buildings and the Arches Gallery. Visitors will enjoy exploring all buildings and discovering artworks identified by a specific “Late Bloomers” label to indicate inclusion in the exhibit. Most work in the exhibit are available for purchase the day of your visit! You can view works for…

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