Elzbieta Sikorska | Everything is Double

June 18 — July 26 2020

The Athenaeum gallery has reopened with Elzbieta Sikorska | Everything is Double. In addition to the in-gallery experience, all of Elzbieta's works are available for viewing on our website and we have set up a gallery shop where you can purchase her works.

This exhibit is sponsored by BABS BECKWITH

Specializing in Old Town Real Estate for 25+ years, McEnearney Associates, Inc.




Write Like a Woman Networking Workshop

Saturday, July 18, 4:15 pm


Facilitated by poet, author, and Poet Laureate of Alexandria, KaNikki Jakarta, this workshop welcomes amateur to professional women writers ages 18–100. Each workshop centers on uplifting and inspiring through writing and allows participants to enhance their writing styles. 


Masks are required and social distancing will be practiced for this workshop.


Space is limited, please RSVP to

Classes on Hold

Ballroom Dance Class  

Hosted by Gary Stephans & Margit Paulding

$30 per person, $55 per couple

Renowned, international ballroom dance instructor, Gary Stephans, promises the most fun you'll ever have learning or improving your Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. Discover little techniques that will help you become a relaxed and confident social dancer in these small, personalized dance classes. Beginners and experienced dancers welcomed - no partner needed.


Two hours of dance lessons, practice dancing and refreshments from 7pm to 9pm. More information at Art of Ballroom Dance. Email: or call 703-505-5998. 

BÉATRICE MARTIN, harpsichord 

Le Clavecin Français The French Harpsichord

This Performance is Cancelled

Tickets Will be Refunded

Harpsichordist BÉATRICE MARTIN was born in Annecy, France. She attended Geneva Conservatory and the Paris Conservatory. Ms. Martin has played recitals at Théâtre du Châtelet, Opéra Comique, and the Cité de la Musique in Paris. Ensembles she has played with include Les Talens Lyriques, Le Concert Spirituel, Ricercar, Il Seminario Musical, and Les Arts Florissants. Ms. Martin is co-founder, with Patrick Cohën-Akenine, of Les Folies Françoises. With Les Folies Françoises, she recorded four discs of music by J.S. Bach: the dialogue cantatas (Cypres); the complete sonatas for violin and harpsichord; and concertos for harpsichord, BWV 1052, 1053, 1055 and 1056. With Les Arts Florissants, she has recorded more than 20 CDs and DVDs. She won First Prize, Audience Prize, and Bärenreiter Prize at the International Harpsichord Competition of Bruges in 1998. She has been a faculty member at the Juilliard School since 2015. 


Ms. Martin will delight the audience with a program that showcases the astonishing developments in keyboard composition during the period of the Bourbon kings of France. Do not miss this exquisite concert full of exhilarating, graceful and tender moments, in works by the greatest keyboard composers of the French Baroque.

Tickets Include catered wine reception with the artist following the program. 


Presented in partnership with 28 Chairs

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Alexandria, VA  22314   703-548-0035

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