Past Events
September 7, 2014 - 4:00pm

This is the opening reception for our newest exhibition Influence and Inspiration in Alexandria: Highlights from Art League's Finest ...

August 23, 2014 - 2:00pm

This tour of the nation’s capital goes beyond the traditional guidebook to offer a historical journey through the federal district. From George Washington’s Mount Vernon to the Kennedy Center, trek through each era of Washington, DC, for a tour of America’s most beloved sites. Join author and Washington insider Alison Fortier as she carefully curates an expedition to our shining city...

August 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

Chatham Street is Christal Prout and Peter Prout, a husband and wife duo from Winchester, VA. Chatham Street's music style defies easy categorization, combining flavors of Americana, folk, and rock. They just released their third album, The Art of Folding Time. $10

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August 3, 2014 - 1:00pm

This History Book Club event will focus on Thomas E. Crocker's book Braddock's March: How the Man Sent to Seize a Continent Changed American History. Join us to learn how Braddock set out from Alexandria with a plan to seize Fort Duquesne from the French. Braddock’s campaign drew North America into a global war between Britain and France and launched the military career of...

July 21, 2014 - 7:00pm

Learn the fox trot, waltz, tango, swing, salsa, meringue, rumba, cha-cha, and samba. Come with or without a partner. Beginning and advanced dancers are welcome. Beginner's Class 7 to 7:45 pm, Advanced Class 7:45 to 8:30 pm,...

July 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

Join classical guitarist Mark Charles Smith for an afternoon of music in the Athenaeum gallery. Smith will play selections from his debut album, Aspens. Visitors are welcome to sit and listen or peruse the gallery during the show. The concert will also feature various dance accompaniments to Smith's solo guitar, performed by local dance company ACW Dances. Free and family-friendly.

July 10, 2014 - 7:00pm

NovaZanz plays a fun variety of standards, swing and bossa nova, with a few originals sprinkled in. Maria “Pete” Durgan is on bass/vocals, John Cropp is on guitar/vocals, and Kent Stacks is on percussion. $10


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July 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

Learn the fox trot, waltz, tango, swing, salsa, meringue, rumba, cha-cha, and samba. Come with or without a partner. Beginning and advanced dancers are welcome. Beginner's Class 7 to 7:45 pm, Advanced Class 7:45 to 8:30 pm,...

June 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

For just over a century, we have been entertained by moving pictures. The ancient world has always been a popular subject, from Cleopatra (1917) to Ben Hur (1959) to Gladiator (2000). Not just in cinema but on television as well; from the children’s show, The Roman Mysteries (2007–08), to the more adult program, ...

June 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

Exhibition from June 26 through August 3, 2014. Francie Hester draws on the ordering principles of mathematics and science to contemplate how order and sequence are created from disconnected events. Her mixed media works incorporate elements of machine-like perfection and natural irregularities and beauty. Free.

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