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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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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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December 2017

Open Life Drawing

December 7 @ 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,
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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
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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Giant Snowflake Workshop (FREE!)

December 9 @ 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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Open Life Drawing

December 14 @ 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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Date Night: Chef’s Table

December 16 @ 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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