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Open Call for Exhibits

December 16, 2016 - December 31, 2020

Open Call for Exhibits The Workhouse Arts Center offers artists and curators and groups opportunities to exhibit at the Workhouse in one of many galleries.  This open call facilitates interested parties in communicating information to the Center.  There is no deadline for entries. Applicants will be notified within three months of their submission date. Entry Instructions:  Open to all artists, groups or curators. Entry Fee:   $25 administrative fee. Funding:   As a non-profit, the Workhouse may offer exhibit space, basic installation support and basic in house advertising but does not necessarily fund all/additional exhibit needs. Potential exhibitors should be prepared with a budget…

Open Call, Warrior Way Gallery

July 11, 2018 - July 1, 2025

Open Call, Warrior Way Gallery Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present Warrior Way, an exhibition space designated to display artwork by active, duty, retired and veteran service members. Our exhibition landscape consists of providing contemporary, progressive programming from both local and national artists. This open call facilitates interested artists, curators and art collectives in applying for this opportunity. There is no deadline for entries. Applicants will be notified within 3 months of the submission date. Workhouse Arts Center would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Entry Instructions:  Open to all artists, groups and/or curators. Entry Fee:   $25 administrative…

Workhouse Campus RFI

December 3, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Fairfax County and the Workhouse Arts Foundation are looking for innovative ideas to continue transforming the historically significant, 50-plus acre Workhouse Arts campus into the first mixed-used arts campus in the county. The county and the Workhouse recently issued a request for expressions of interest, seeking proposed adaptive re-use concepts from businesses, nonprofits or individuals. The two entities are asking for cultural, educational, residential, commercial or other uses that complement the Workhouse Arts Center’s existing studio, gallery and museum spaces. This could include food halls, restaurants, craft breweries, craft manufacturing, housing, arts and entertainment venues, business incubators and possibly other…

OPEN CALL: Art Lab

March 13 - December 31

Eligibility: Artists currently enrolled in MFA studio art programs Exhibition Dates: March– December 31, 2019 Application Deadline: On a rolling basis Entry Fee: N/A   DOWNLOAD OPEN CALL PDF   Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to invite graduate-level artists to submit project proposals for an exhibition in the gallery, Art Lab, during 2019. Exhibition proposals should reflect an expansion of the artist’s practice and can reflect work that will be created for the exhibition or work that is already complete. Proposals will be accepted from artists working in any media. Artists may apply as an individual or with a collaborative…

Open Call, Love Sign

July 8 - December 1

After a 3-month tour in Fairfax County, the Virginia tourism LOVEwork sign will be permanently installed at Workhouse Arts Center. The Virginia is for Lover’s marketing campaign is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019 and has introduced this special activation. Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to invite professional artists to submit artwork proposals to decorate the LOVEworks sign. A new Fairfax County LOVEworks sign will offer a dynamic and fun photo opportunity providing the perfect backdrop for families, couples, and friends to create memorable moments. Proposals will be accepted from artists working in any media. The work must be durable…

Prescription

July 31 - October 27

Prescription Solo Exhibit featuring Cole Swavely On view July 31 – October 27 Reception: October 12, 6pm-8pm Warrior Way Gallery     Artist Statement 25 Jun 19 From:   COLE SWAVELY, ARTIST, LT USN   Subj:  ARTIST'S STATEMENT 25 Jun 19   Ref:  (a)  Wedding Vows (b)  OPNAVINST 3120.32D Standard Organization and Regulations of the U.S. Navy, 16 Jul 12 (c)  ART RULES, Sister Corita Kent, ca. 1960 (d)  Meditations, Marcus Aurelius (e)  Artist's Statement, Cole Swavely, January 2019   Purpose: To set forth intentions pursuant to the art practice of Cole Swavely (hereafter referred to alternatively as THE ARTIST…

VMFA: Futures

August 7 - October 6

VMFA: Futures On View August 7 – October 6, 2019 McGuireWoods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center Reception and Artist Talk: Saturday August 10, 6pm – 8pm   Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present VMFA: Futures showcasing a select group of artists joining the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia. This lucid presentation is comprised of a broad selection of humanizing works of ingenuity which liven the art landscape through sculpture, videography, painting, photography and new media. VMFA: Futures highlights emerging talent but also explores commonalities amongst the artists’ work each sharing visual, woven…

(Im)permanence Continued

August 7 - October 6

(Im)Permanence Continued Select works by Cindy Myron On View August 7 – October 6 Reception & Artist Talk: Saturday, August 10 6pm – 8pm McGuireWoods Gallery, 2nd Floor Ordinary spaces act as expressive vehicles for the human body and mind. I create a dialogue between society and its intimate, designed, constructed spaces, typically referencing the home. An idea of “home” acts as a symbol of safety and shelter. Gardens and egg forms representing fertility, growth and inception are places much like homes themselves. When layered with architectural diagrams or components common to a home including floor boards, moldings, and window…

Clay International

August 10 - October 13

Clay International Exhibition Exhibition Dates: August 10 – October 13 Opening Reception: August 10, 2018, 6p-8p Clay International represents the depth and breadth of contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic artworks being created throughout the country. Ceramic Artist and Educator – Peter Beasecker juried over 300 images to select 52 pieces of art which incorporate a contemporary spirit as well as a technical mastery of the material. The show is a rare opportunity to see a variety of styles and techniques which encompass the field of contemporary ceramic arts. Juror’s Statement - It was an honor to be asked this year…

She Persisted

August 21 - November 9

She Persisted Solo Exhibit featuring Rhe’a Roland On View August 21 – November 10 Art Lab Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center Reception: Saturday, November 9 | 6pm – 8pm   Artist Statement Collection inspired by: Resilience. Personal experience of being torn down and disregarded then having to build oneself up from rock bottom. Having to deal with the consequences of other people's expectations or lack thereof. Having to create a life in the midst of sexism and racism . Learning how to build upon rubble and make something strong out of the very items meant to degrade you.

Permanent Window Art Exhibition

August 29, 2019 - August 31, 2029

Permanent Window Art Exhibition Buildings 12 and 13 The artwork found in the windows of building 12 and 13 highlight the group of artists who were selected for the 2015 Director’s Collection. The Director’s Collection highlights artists who demonstrate an outstanding understanding of craft, technique, creativity and artist merit. Those nominated are Studio Artists, Resident Artists or Associate Artists at the Workhouse Arts Center; and stand out as emerging or professional artists making a substantial impact in their field. The Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present a robust range of artworks in this collection which provide a definitive presence…

Williamsburg Oils Lecture/Demo

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Williamsburg Oils lecture is a two hour educational presentation that covers topics essential to oil painting.  During this event, attendees will learn about sizes & grounds, using oil over acrylics, pigment grind, color properties, oil mediums, varnishing, solvent-free painting practices, and health & safety!  You will also get the opportunity to do several short hands-on exercises that feature some of our favorite ways to work with Williamsburg colors.  Each attendee will receive a color chart, product literature, and a small box of oil paint samples to take home. Tuition: $10 for general public $5 for Workhouse Arts Center Artist…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Artistic Innovation

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

All Skill Levels, Ages Teen through Adult Instructors: Marilyn Peppers-Citizen and Erin Clarke If you are a Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, caregiver, or family member you have a spot in Artistic Innovation. Get ready to take your yoga off the mat and into the art studio. Quiet the mind to get in touch with your intuition. Inspire creative ideas. Your instructors are wellness professionals dedicated to helping individuals achieve their wellness goals. Each workshop contains 55 minutes of Yoga, multiple breaks, an artistic activity and time for reflection. Summer Series - Summer has its own personality.  It has longer…

2019 Haunted Trail – BREAKOUT!

October 1 - October 31

Come find out why this year's haunted prison trail story is called BREAKOUT! (See if you can escape the terror!) Workhouse Arts Center Presents: 2019 Haunted Trail – BREAKOUT!  This year, screams will echo across the 55-acre historic Workhouse campus, built on the grounds of the abandoned and notorious DC Department of Corrections Lorton Reformatory. Our frightmasters will debut a fully redesigned trail, spookier scenes and stories, real prison cells, and creepy characters all designed to bring our guests’ darkest fears and nightmares to life. BUY TICKETS NOW Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more.  To take…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Create + Sip

October 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 19, 2020

Join us every month for a new Create + Sip experience! Our afternoons of wine and fun offer more than just painting. Each Create + Sip is taught by one of Workhouse's talented studio artists, so we play with lots of techniques, plus fiber, glass and clay. You'll have a great time creating (and sipping), resulting in a unique piece of art made by you. Check our Events listings regularly to see what we'll have next. Details coming soon...

Second Saturday Art Walk

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us from 6 to 9 p.m. 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 100 resident and associate artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works. Featured artists for October: W5: Julia Dzikiewicz W6: Joan Hutten…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

It’s Date Night: The Chef’s Table

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

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 prepare a new dish! Every Third Saturday of the Month, 7pm to 9pm Tuition: $150 per couple (covers all food…

Workhouse Social Dance

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Join us for our monthly Workhouse Social Dance in the McGuireWoods Gallery (second floor of W-16) featuring dancing, complimentary refreshments and cash bar. The social dance will be led by professional ballroom instructors Bobbi Brennan and/or Cookie Bell beginning at 8:00pm and the music, dance, food and fun continue through 10:00pm. All skill levels welcome! The night begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary 30 minute mini-lesson led by a professional dance instructor, versed in ballroom, Latin and social dance styles. General dancing begins at 8pm and continues until 10pm. We are occasionally asked about dress code for the dances. We do not have…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Create + Sip

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 19, 2020

Join us every month for a new Create + Sip experience! Our afternoons of wine and fun offer more than just painting. Each Create + Sip is taught by one of Workhouse's talented studio artists, so we play with lots of techniques, plus fiber, glass and clay. You'll have a great time creating (and sipping), resulting in a unique piece of art made by you. Check our Events listings regularly to see what we'll have next. Details coming soon...

Second Saturday Art Walk

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 13, 2020

Join us from 6 to 9 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month to discover all 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 100 resident and associate artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works.

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Phantom of the Workhouse: Masquerade Ball

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Arts. Intrigue. Romance. Saturday, November 16, 2019 Reception, Raffle, Silent Auction 6:00pm-7:00pm Dinner, Live Auction, Dancing 7:30pm - 10:00pm Reserve your tickets and sponsorships now! Mysterious & Impressive Evening Awaits! Black tie optional. Masquerade Encouraged   We are very grateful to the many sponsors who have already contributed for this year's event: Bravi, Bravi, Bravissimi Frank and Carly Fiorina Richard Hausler and Lyndon Skelly-Hausler  Masquerade Maestro Christopher Companies & Dave and Sandy McElhaney Tim and Barbara Rizer Soprano Extraordinaire Joseph and Roxanna Cammarata Peterson Companies Kem and Hillary Clawson Vulcan Industries Opera Aficionado Lura Bovee Richard and Gretchen Klimoski Rogers…

It’s Date Night: The Chef’s Table

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

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 prepare a new dish! Every Third Saturday of the Month, 7pm to 9pm Tuition: $150 per couple (covers all food…

Workhouse Social Dance

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Join us for our monthly Workhouse Social Dance in the McGuireWoods Gallery (second floor of W-16) featuring dancing, complimentary refreshments and cash bar. The social dance will be led by professional ballroom instructors Bobbi Brennan and/or Cookie Bell beginning at 8:00pm and the music, dance, food and fun continue through 10:00pm. All skill levels welcome! The night begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary 30 minute mini-lesson led by a professional dance instructor, versed in ballroom, Latin and social dance styles. General dancing begins at 8pm and continues until 10pm. We are occasionally asked about dress code for the dances. We do not have…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Create + Sip

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 19, 2020

Join us every month for a new Create + Sip experience! Our afternoons of wine and fun offer more than just painting. Each Create + Sip is taught by one of Workhouse's talented studio artists, so we play with lots of techniques, plus fiber, glass and clay. You'll have a great time creating (and sipping), resulting in a unique piece of art made by you. Check our Events listings regularly to see what we'll have next. Details coming soon...

Second Saturday Art Walk

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 13, 2020

Join us from 6 to 9 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month to discover all 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 100 resident and associate artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works.

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

December 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

It’s Date Night: The Chef’s Table

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

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 prepare a new dish! Every Third Saturday of the Month, 7pm to 9pm Tuition: $150 per couple (covers all food…

Workhouse Social Dance

December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Join us for our monthly Workhouse Social Dance in the McGuireWoods Gallery (second floor of W-16) featuring dancing, complimentary refreshments and cash bar. The social dance will be led by professional ballroom instructors Bobbi Brennan and/or Cookie Bell beginning at 8:00pm and the music, dance, food and fun continue through 10:00pm. All skill levels welcome! The night begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary 30 minute mini-lesson led by a professional dance instructor, versed in ballroom, Latin and social dance styles. General dancing begins at 8pm and continues until 10pm. We are occasionally asked about dress code for the dances. We do not have…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

December 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

January 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

January 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Create + Sip

January 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 19, 2020

Join us every month for a new Create + Sip experience! Our afternoons of wine and fun offer more than just painting. Each Create + Sip is taught by one of Workhouse's talented studio artists, so we play with lots of techniques, plus fiber, glass and clay. You'll have a great time creating (and sipping), resulting in a unique piece of art made by you. Check our Events listings regularly to see what we'll have next. Details coming soon...

Second Saturday Art Walk

January 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 13, 2020

Join us from 6 to 9 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month to discover all 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 100 resident and associate artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works.

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

January 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Social Dance

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Join us for our monthly Workhouse Social Dance in the McGuireWoods Gallery (second floor of W-16) featuring dancing, complimentary refreshments and cash bar. The social dance will be led by professional ballroom instructors Bobbi Brennan and/or Cookie Bell beginning at 8:00pm and the music, dance, food and fun continue through 10:00pm. All skill levels welcome! The night begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary 30 minute mini-lesson led by a professional dance instructor, versed in ballroom, Latin and social dance styles. General dancing begins at 8pm and continues until 10pm. We are occasionally asked about dress code for the dances. We do not have…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

January 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

February 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

February 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

February 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

February 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

March 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

March 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

March 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

March 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

April 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

April 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

April 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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