Art on the Avenue

When:
October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2017-10-07T10:00:00-04:00
2017-10-07T18:00:00-04:00
Where:
Del Ray Artisans Gallery
2704 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sophia Suarez
Jen Nicholson demonstrating in 2013
Jen Nicholson demonstrating during Art on the Avenue

Along Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray on Saturday, October 7 from 10am-6pm, you’ll find: Art on the Avenue, a multicultural arts festival celebrating our community’s diversity through the arts in Alexandria, Virginia. There will be entertainment for all ages, art activities, food and over 300 artists displaying and selling their work all along Mount Vernon Avenue. Art on the Avenue is sponsored by the Del Ray Business Association.

Support Del Ray Artisans Members, Local Artists

Many Del Ray Artisans members are juried into Art on the Avenue. Please be sure to visit their booths:

List and Map of Del Ray Artisans Members in Art on the Avenue 2017
List and Map of Del Ray Artisans Members in Art on the Avenue 2017 (PDF)

Artists at Work

Artist demonstrations will no longer be in front of the gallery, but will be held in tents in the designated artist demonstration area, located in the grassy lot between Custis Ave and Del Ray Ave. All of the artist demo tents will be clustered together in this designated area, complete with street signage and a spotlight in the festival program. Come see these Del Ray Artisans members demonstrate:

  • Nancy Carolina Flores (Artist Demonstration; Painting)
  • Jeff Lodge, Jeff Lodge Studio (Artist Demonstration; Painting)
  • Linda Lowery (Artist Demonstration; Painting)
  • Joyce Wagner, Reinvented Elegance (Artist Demonstration; Mosaics)

For more information on Art on the Avenue, visit: www.ArtOnTheAvenue.org

Art Bazaar & Fundraising

Directly in front of the gallery during Art on the Avenue, Del Ray Artisans will be displaying and selling various artistic wares and merchandise—calendars, t-shirts, cookbooks, bags, etc. If there are any artists who wish to donate their art works or wares to Del Ray Artisans, please get in touch with Sophia at Outreach@DelRayArtisans.org. 100% of proceeds support Del Ray Artisans.

Art Exhibit

Inside the gallery, you’ll find the Captured Beauty Fine Art Photography Exhibition featuring art by local artists. The gallery is open until 9pm on Saturdays.