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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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April 2017

First Look: VMFA 2017 Fellows at The Workhouse

April 15 - July 20
W-16, Vulcan Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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A selection of the 2017-18 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts professional fellowship winners in one innovative exhibit. A reception for this exhibit will be held on May 13, 2017. from 6p-9p during the Workhouse's monthly Second Saturday Art Walk.

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May 2017

Wet Paint

May 19 - August 6
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Hundreds of art schools educate thousands of young painters each year in hopes that they may join a top heavy, slow growing, extremely competitive industry – the art world. Yet, young artists are hungry, talented, fearless and ready to create. The exhibit will feature painters, in school or fresh out, giving viewers a glimpse of what the newest art generation is exploring. Exhibit opens: May 19, 2017 Reception: June 10, 2017. 6-9pm Exhibit closes: August 6, 2017 Cover image "Angel…

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