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November 2017

Giacomo Gamble: Hiding in Plain Sight

November 15, 2017 - December 10, 2017
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Hiding in Plain Sight Giacomo Gamble On View November 15 - December 10, 2017 Reception: December 9, 2017 Artist Statement I make relief prints and videos. The work is based on inspiring situations; visions that reflect a sense of the mundane and contemplation. A recording of space and time is present, but recognizable forms are inversed as their true nature is lost through isolation. I try to develop these forms as a way to breakdown preconceptions about self-identify, creating new…

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Open Life Drawing

November 16, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date
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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Call for Entry – Annual Workhouse Student & Faculty Exhibition

November 30, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Download a PDF of the Prospectus/Application You are invited to participate in the 2017 Student/Faculty Exhibit at the Workhouse Arts Center! Workhouse students and instructors are invited to submit 1 artwork to include in this exciting exhibition! Please fill out the form below and tape to the back of your work upon delivery of work. Entry Rules The artwork must have been completed in the 2017 calendar year within a Workhouse class or workshop. Wet work or unfinished work will…

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December 2017

Open Life Drawing

December 7, 2017 @ 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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WinterFest at the Workhouse

December 9, 2017
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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WinterFest is family-friendly celebration of the winter season highlighting multiple destinations with entertainment, food and activities for all ages in the Lorton-Occoquan-Lake Ridge region of Virginia. The day begins at 11a.m. with Santa’s Lake Ridge Parade and continues throughout the day at various sites including Tackett's Mill Center, the Town of Occoquan, and the Prince William Marina. This year, there are exciting free and low-priced activities at the Workhouse Arts Center sure to delight guests of all ages! For the latest…

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Instrument Petting Zoo

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Building W-4, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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*****On Saturday, December 9th, the 10% off online promo code is MUSICLESSONS for music group classes. If you would like to sign up for private lessons call (703) 584-2900, option 2 on Saturday. You can receive 10% off on up to 4 private lessons. If you attend the instrument petting zoo on Saturday and you'd like to sign up for music group classes or up to 4 private lessons, then you'll receive 15% off!***** Are you interested in trying something…

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Second Saturday Art Walk

December 9, 2017 @ 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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Giant Snowflake Workshop (FREE!)

December 9, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
W-6, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Our talented Studio Fiber Arts group will be offering a free Giant Snowflake Workshop during December's Second Saturday Art Walk. This fun, hands-on workshop is perfect for all ages, but children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult. Visit Building W-6 from 6:30pm to 8pm to share in the fun!

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