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October 2017

SCAPE 4th Fridays at the Workhouse: Veteran/Service Member Open Mic

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us on the fourth Friday of each month to enjoy special performances, classes, talks, and other exciting events for our Veteran and Service Member communities. These events are FREE and open to the public, but space is made available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions about 4th Fridays, Open Art Studio, or the SCAPE program? Email questions to scape@workhousearts.org CANCELLED: 27 Oct - Veteran/Service Member Open Mic Instrumentalists, singers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians and others are all welcome. Sign-up is at…

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November 2017

Open Life Drawing

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

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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2nd Annual Tour de Mount Vernon

November 4 @ 7:45 am - 1:30 pm
Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck invites you to join him for a community bike ride on Saturday November 4, 2017, at 8:30am, starting and ending at the Workhouse Arts Center. The Mount Vernon District is home to many cultural and environmental resources and the ride will provide an opportunity to learn more about the hidden treasures of the Mt. Vernon District. Download the official event flyer to learn more about the event or visit Supervisor Storck's Mount Vernon District…

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Global Day of Clay! Free Ceramics Lessons

November 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Workhouse Ceramics invites you to participate in the Global Day of Clay! Join us in Building W-8 at the Workhouse on November 8th from 1:30-3:30p for free lessons on wheel-throwing and handbuilding. All work completed during the workshop will be bisque fired and participants will be called to pick up when ready. Questions? Call Dale Marhanka, Ceramics Director, at 703-584-2982.

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Open Life Drawing

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

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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Second Saturday Art Walk

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around…

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NIGHT OF TERROR – A Centennial Commemoration

November 12 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Reserve Tickets Now   If you're interested in supporting this event but cannot attend, please consider making a donation. Click the button below and be sure to select "Night of Terror" in the "Designate Fund" dropdown box. Donate to Support This Event   Workhouse Arts Center Prison Museum and Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association present: NIGHT OF TERROR - A Centennial Commemoration On November 14, 1917, 32 women who had been arrested for…

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Open Life Drawing

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

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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Small Business Saturday Sale + Demos

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Visit the Workhouse on Small Business Saturday (November 25th) for special savings on art purchases AND join us for exciting art demos from our amazing Workhouse artists! CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING Hsi-Mei Yates, Building W5: Classically trained Chinese watercolorist Hsi-Mei Yates will demonstrate her exquisite brush-painted bookmarks. Hsi-Mei paints using the Chinese philosophy of allowing one's chi to flow energy from the artist onto paper. Bookmarks will be available for sale as she finishes them. PAINTING AND DRAWING DEMO FROM LIFE…

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Date Night: Chef’s Table

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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W-3, Classroom 302, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Anyone can go out for dinner and a movie so why not make your night something special to be remembered! Date Night cooking classes are designed to be fun, relaxing and an escape from the daily grind. They are great way to learn some basic cooking techniques while enjoying your company and making new friends. The menu items will be prepared by participants working together at each of the cooking islands. No one will leave hungry! Every month you will…

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