Past Events
May 3, 2013 - 7:30pm

Dance to the sound of swing, with the Swing Band of the Alexandria Citizens Band. Amalgamated Classic Clothing and Dry Goods will offer a prize for the best vintage ensemble! Tickets $15.

May 2, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Noctonals perform acapella music in our Gallery or (weather permitting) on the Athenaeum steps. Free.

April 28, 2013 - 1:00pm

Arrive in your Civil War attire, pose on our steps, with lifesize cutouts of Generals Lee or Grant! Portner Brewhouse will offer a prize for the best Instagram picture with #AthenaeumNVFAA in the post. Free.

April 26, 2013 - 7:00pm

The NVFAA and Seven City Art Society invite you to join us as a talented all women line-up celebrate National Poetry Month with a fun poetry competition! Free to slam! Free to watch! $100 prize for the winner! Music at 7 pm, SLAM at 8 pm.

April 25, 2013 - 6:30pm

The culminating event in Alexandria’s National Poetry Month activities, Mapping Alexandria in Poems and Pictures will feature readings of poems about Alexandria with Poet Laureate Amy Young. A partnership between NVFAA and the Office of the Arts. Free.

April 21, 2013 - 2:00pm

The Mount Vernon Flutes will perform a program of primarily Renaissance and Baroque songs and dance tunes featuring lush melody lines and intriguing harmonies, as well as a couple of surprises. Free

April 14, 2013 - 4:00pm

Join us for the artists' reception of Mary Margeret Pipkin's work.

April 11, 2013 - 7:00pm

April's Second Thursday Music will feature Wammie-award winning Loralyn Coles with Marcy Cochran of Dead Men's Hollow. Guest appearances by Jean Bayou and BumpKin Pie. By turns heartbreaking, uplifting, and sultry, Loralyn adds to the fun by switching from guitar to mandolin to ukulele to bodhran (Irish hand drum)....

April 7, 2013 - 2:30pm

The Process: Photography exhibitors will participate in a panel discussion where they will discuss and demonstrate the characteristics, advantages, and quirks of their particular cameras including a Stereoscopic camera from the 1960s designed to allow amateurs to capture 3D images. Free.

Image: Jim Darling, Khalid...

March 16, 2013 - 2:30pm

“When we drink chai in India, we sit down, take a break with friends and family at home or maybe with strangers in a tea-shop, and chat and share stories," says local artist and storyteller Sushmita Mazumdar. “In today’s world, it is hard to give yourself the time to sit down and do just that, but we thought we’d try. So...