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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

Hours

Studio & Gallery Holiday Hours 2015

Building W-16
December 24 (Christmas Eve), 10am-12pm
December 25 (Christmas Day), Closed
December 26-December 30, 11am-6pm (regular hours)
December 31 (New Year's Eve), 10am-12pm
January 1 (New Year's Day), Closed

Studio Building W-5,
W-7 (Glass Program) & W-10

December 24 (Christmas Eve), 11am-3pm
December 25 (Christmas Day), Closed
December 26-30: 11am-6pm (regular hours)
December 31 (New Year's Eve), 11am-3pm
January 1 (New Year's Day), Closed

Studio Building W-6
December 24 (Christmas Eve), Closed
December 25 (Christmas Day), Closed
December 26-30: 11am-6pm (regular hours)
December 31 (New Year's Eve), Closed
January 1 (New Year's Day), Closed

Building W-8 (Ceramics)
& Building W-9 Prison Museum
& Associate Artist Gallery

December 24-January 1, Closed

Building W-9 Charming Concepts
December 24 (Christmas Eve), 11am-12pm
December 25 (Christmas Day), Closed
December 26-30: 11am-6pm (open regular hours)
December 31 (New Year's Eve), 11am-12pm
January 1 (New Year's Day), Closed

Admission to the Workhouse Arts Center is free, donations are accepted.
Click here to learn about how you can help support the Workhouse. 

Studio & Gallery Hours

Wed-Sat: 11am-6pm
Sunday: 12-5pm
Classrooms are open during scheduled class times.

Prison Museum Hours

Wed-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat-Sun: 12-4pm

 

 

Inclement Weather Policies

The Workhouse Arts Center has two inclement weather policies, one for scheduled classes & workshops, and another for the Workhouse campus and administration.

Workhouse Classes & Workshops 

The Workhouse Education program (classes, workshops, camp) follows the inclement weather policy for Fairfax County Public Schools. If FCPS has implemented inclement weather action and has delayed/closed the public schools and/or programs, the Workhouse Education program will also cancel classes unless otherwise stated on the Workhouse homepage. Click here to view the FCPS website. 

Workhouse Campus & Administration 

The Workhouse campus and administration follows the inclement weather policy for Fairfax County Government. If the Fairfax County Government offices are closed due to inclement weather, all Workhouse studios, galleries and administrative offices are closed to the public. In the event that the Workhouse campus is closed to the public,all Workhouse programs and classes/workshops are also canceled. If Fairfax County Government is already closed (such as holidays or weekends) a notice will be posted on the Workhouse homepage. Click here to view the Fairfax County Government website. 

Holidays

The Workhouse campus, studios, galleries and administrative offices are closed to the public on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Veterans Day, Christmas Eve (after 1pm), Christmas Day, New Year's Eve (after 1pm). Only buildings with special performances, events or activities scheduled to occur will be open during those holidays.