Del Ray Artisans’ Grown-Ups Art Camp

Grown-Ups Art Camp 2017
June 26 - July 14, 2017 Dip into some GUAC – Grown-Ups Art Camp, that is! Del Ray Artisans is pleased to present this year’s smorgasbord of classes. The variety of workshops offered will be for all skill levels and art experience. We have workshops for you to discover and inspire your creative side. You can start with drawing, painting and sculpture. Or, do you like jewelry, or working with fabric? We offer classes that give you the opportunity to make something to wear that you can take home. ...

2017 Youth Summer Art Camp at Del Ray Artisans

Welcome to Art Camp
Choose Week: July 17-21 or July 24-28 from 9am-4pm daily For Ages: 8-14 years old Register now for the 2017 Del Ray Artisans Youth Summer Art Camp! Youth ages 8-14 years old are invited to spend a week with professional educational staff at Del Ray Artisans creating art and architecture, learning a range of creative techniques. Art Camp is a one-week experience for campers of “Building BIG” using all kinds of materials and inspiration. To build big, we will be investigating different architect...

“Thanks For All The Fish” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans

Thanks For All The Fish by Kathy Turner
Exhibit Dates: June 2-25, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, June 3 from 7-9pm Thanks For All The Fish is a very special exhibit of artwork by Del Ray Artisans members who have made exceptional volunteer contributions to support Del Ray Artisans within the past two years. This exhibit highlights the best work by our most giving artists. Please join us at the opening reception on Saturday, June 3 from 7-9pm to meet the artists, celebrate their dedication, and enjoy the art they share. Fifty i...

Del Ray Artisans presents a Special Theater Night at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Red, White and Tuna at The Little Theatre of Alexandria
Something’s Fishy! Friday, June 2 from 6:30-10pm As we’re celebrating Del Ray Artisans’ 25th Anniversary, join us for an evening at The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s “Red, White and Tuna” comedy production, complete with opening reception and champagne intermission, plus a “fish art” exhibit and raffle! Tickets: $45/ticket includes reception, show, and champagne celebration intermission. Tickets can be purchased at the gallery or online at  All proceeds go directly ...

“Speak Your Mind” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans

Artwork by Kath Gayle
Exhibit Dates: May 5-28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, May 5 from 7-9pm They say “a picture is worth a thousand words.”  The Speak Your Mind art exhibit celebrates the relationship between art and the human mind as a form of nonverbal communication.  For some, visual arts are a platform for advocacy, a way to raise awareness of a social cause, or to express a political message.  Art is a means of self-expression when it portrays emotions, thoughts, or a state of mind.  For others, the proces...

Spring Art Market at Del Ray Artisans

Spring Art Market
Saturday, May 6 from 10am-4pm – RAIN or SHINE! Join Del Ray Artisans in its tradition of outdoor markets!  Our Spring Art Market is a one-day event that gives you the chance to purchase original handmade artwork from talented local artists.  The market showcases artwork in a wide range of media including ceramics, photography, jewelry, fiber, paper, glass, and more. Shop for Mother's Day, graduation, a teacher's gift, birthdays, or just because! The Spring Art Market will be on Saturday, May...

“Breaking the Glass Ceiling – The Sky’s the Limit” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery

The Sky is the Limit by Heike Gramckow
Exhibit Dates: March 31 – April 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, March 31 from 7-9pm "Breaking the Glass Ceiling - The Sky’s the Limit" reflects on the metaphor “breaking the glass ceiling”, pushing through a tough, not quite invisible barrier that keeps many from reaching their full potential or their dreams beyond a certain level in a hierarchy or in society. Breaking glass, breaking barriers, reaching beyond traditional boundaries, stretching beyond one’s own and society’s current limits...

“Through the Looking Glass” Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery

Through the Looking Glass
Opening Reception: Friday, March 3 from 7-9pm Exhibit Dates: March 3-26, 2017 Del Ray Artisans welcomes the strange, odd, and out of perspective: fish eye lens, mirror images, strange colors, impossible structures, pigs that fly, animals that dance. "Through The Looking Glass" is an ode to the childhood cult classic with a personal twist. Artists bring their personal story of tumbling down the rabbit hole and the journey traveled. Summoned forth are the most elegant and colorful Jabberwockies,...

“A New Beginning” at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital

New Beginnings by Eileen O'Brien
Exhibit Dates: January 29-May 21, 2017 "A New Beginning" art exhibit at the Veterinary Clinics of America Alexandria Animal Hospital (VCA Alexandria) presents Del Ray Artisans members’ interpretations of a new start or starting over. The exhibit is a part of Del Ray Artisans’ Gallery Without Walls program in partnership with VCA Alexandria and features paintings, photography, and mixed media works of art to delight and awe. The artwork will be displayed on the walls of the VCA Alexandria Ani...

“Lovers” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery

Lovers Art Exhibit
Opening Reception: Friday, February 3 from 7-9pm Exhibit Dates:  February 3 - 26, 2017 Broken hearts, far apart, still together, despite the weather.  Lovers will celebrate the spirit of Valentines Day throughout the month of February.  This show features Del Ray Artisans (DRA) members’ interpretations of affectionate pairings in 2D and 3D mediums. Artists’ new handmade cards will also be available during this exhibit. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, February 3 from 7-9pm. ...