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In the gallery

In the Gallery: 

Farida Hughes: A Line Doesn't End With Me
July 1  — August 8, 2021

Artist Reception in the Gallery
Sunday, July 11, 4 to 6pm
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Farida Hughes, Blend 37 ,Oil, resin, and graphite on cradled wood panel, 20" x 20" x 1.5"


The transparent layers of Farida Hughes works cannot be captured accurately on film - it is worth a visit to the Athenaeum to see in person.

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Alexandria, VA 22314


The gallery is open Thursday through Sunday, from noon to four each day.

The Athenaeum will be participating in the ALX Promise following the health and safety guidelines outlined by the Alexandria Health Department, Commonwealth of Virginia and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More information on the ALX Promise can be found here.


Call for submissions


The Athenaeum Gallery invites DC, Virginia, and Maryland artists to explore concepts related to climate change. We are looking for a wide variety of topics and perspectives, but all work accepted into the exhibition will have a common leitmotif: optimism for improving our footprint on the planet. Works will inspirerather than threaten, celebrate solutions rather than scare, and explore new materials and techniques that help present a proactive message about climate change and productive ways we can meet the associated challenges.


$3,750 will be given in prizes, through four awards: Best in Show, Honorable Mention, Art Optimism, and Popular Choice.

Submission Deadline: August 25, 2021

Artist Notification Date: September 1, 2021

Exhibition Dates: September 23 — October 31, 2021


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