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Past Events

  • BIG SALE/small works -- November 17 - 19
    BIG SALE/small works — November 17 – 19
    BIG SALE/small works at the VAS Art Center                                                Friday –  Sunday November 17 – 19 Our third annual “BIG SALE/small works Show” has proven to be a WIN/WIN for […]...
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  • November 9 meeting, 10 AM -- Jona Blocker, Gold leaf
    November 9 meeting, 10 AM — Jona Blocker, Gold leaf
    Jona Blocker will be the featured artist for November membership meeting. She will demonstrate the omnipresent lingering of precious metals in human culture. Jona Blocker creates art that explores the ancient practice of gilding using modern materials. She exhibits her artworks, both geometrical and figurative, locally and has been recently […]...
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  • "Out of the Ordinary!" Exhibit  until November 6
    “Out of the Ordinary!” Exhibit until November 6
    Out of the Ordinary! is in exhibit from September 5 to November 6 at the Art Center. VAS Members have delivered intriguing paintings and sculptures, done in a variety of interesting media, expressing inspired interpretations “out of the ordinary”.  The exhibition space is open to public every day Tuesday to Saturday 10 […]...
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  • October Meeting -- Yoshiko Doherty, Origami
    October Meeting — Yoshiko Doherty, Origami
    Yoshiko Doherty is a multitalented artist. We often see her paintings in the exhibits of VAS art. She is the person responsible for the interesting little Japanese sculptures that are displayed at the Art Center. She will do a hands-on project with a demonstration of this beautiful Japanese craft, Origami, […]...
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  • Mike Colby exhibits at ArtSpeaks
    Mike Colby exhibits at ArtSpeaks
    Mike Colby is now showing at the Unitarian Universalists Church. An exceptional photographer, Mike is showcasing his underwater photos with has 21 prints in the sanctuary for this theme of Water.  VAS members are invited to exhibit in their ArtSpeaks space on a regular basis. Deborah Kennedy hosts this exhibition opportunity […]...
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  • VAS at Goodwin House Alexandria – August 5 to October 4
    VAS at Goodwin House Alexandria – August 5 to October 4
    Goodwin House Retirement Community of Alexandria has invited VAS artists to exhibit in their stunning, new gallery at their newest facility. Congratulations to the 22 members whose artworks were selected by Kate Waters for this exhibition through efforts of Joyce Turk, who is the chairperson. The exhibit was installed on Saturday, […]...
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  • Sweetwater by Tsoying Madeleine Chen -- August 1- September 30
    Sweetwater by Tsoying Madeleine Chen — August 1- September 30
    Sweet Water, an exhibit of oil and acrylic paintings by Madeleine Chen opens Tuesday, August 1 and will be on display through September 30 at the Vienna Arts Society Gallery located in the Village Green Shopping Center on Maple Ave, Vienna.   According to the Artist:  “The beauty of water […]...
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  • General Membership Meeting--Thursday, September 14
    General Membership Meeting–Thursday, September 14
    Vivian Attermeyer “reenacting” her plein air painting. Vivian Attermeyer’s art demonstration showing her thinking process during Plein Air painting was an art performance piece in itself.  She came dressed as if she were going out into the field with her back pack, hat, and some art samples from her experiences […]...
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  • Art of Marvel Adam showing at Patrick Henry Library
    Art of Marvel Adam showing at Patrick Henry Library
    See the works of Marvel Adams exhibited at the circulation desk at Patrick Henry Library until September 20. Marvel chose to show her painting skill with three interpretations in different media.  All of her works are 30” x 38”, and reflect a fall theme.   Patrick Henry Library Meeting Room […]...
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  • Human Condition – Photography Exhibit August 8- September 2
    Human Condition – Photography Exhibit August 8- September 2
    “Human Condition”, an exhibit of photographs, is showing at the Vienna Arts Society, Art Center, 115 Pleasant Street, NW, Vienna, VA 22180, from 8 August through Saturday, 2 September. The Center will be open to the public for viewing during normal business hours, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. VAS will […]...
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  • Watercolor Workshop with Joe Phillips -- September 22
    Watercolor Workshop with Joe Phillips — September 22
    Joe Philips will present watercolor workshops at the VAS Art Center on a Friday of each month through summer.  He will have the next session is September 22 from 11am to – 2pm Each session is $50. Call the art Center to confirm. Bring your favorite watercolor supplies, paints and palette. Joe may […]...
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  • Children's Art Classes
    Children’s Art Classes
    “Picasso Kids 2” for children ages 7 – 12. JULY 24 – 28, 10:30 am – noon Join our popular instructor who led the spring workshop for kids, Carl Landow.  “Do you believe you can’t draw? You might be surprised.  But you can draw? Great! Come polish your skills.”  Art instructor, Carl […]...
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  • August at the Art Center
    August at the Art Center
      The business meeting and artist demonstration is on hiatus until September. However, there are VAS activities and events in place for you to enjoy. The Art Center Show during August is The Human Condition, a photography show. This is a judged show, in place be August 5-Sept 2. A reception […]...
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  • Summer Programs at the Art Center
    Summer Programs at the Art Center
    At the Art Center and other News   The business meeting and artist demonstration is on hiatus until September. However, there are VAS activities and events in place for you to enjoy. Dani Keating, chair of the August Photography Show, will hang THE HUMAN CONDITION on Monday, August 7. It will […]...
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  • Transitions / Healing Wall exhibit--July 5 to August 5
    Transitions / Healing Wall exhibit–July 5 to August 5
    Artworks created with recovering military troops will be exhibited with members art works.  The theme transitions was chosen for this show because the artworks were created by the artists facing a challenge. The healing veterans are those involved in the VAS program at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital who are recovering […]...
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  • Jeff Gorrell showing at Patrick Henry Library during August
    Jeff Gorrell showing at Patrick Henry Library during August
    Jeff Gorrell is exhibiting for VAS at Patrick Henry Library until September.  There are many VAS artists’ works being shown in off site exhibits in and around Vienna year around....
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  • Catherine Hillis Coming to VAS  -- July 13 at 7:30PM
    Catherine Hillis Coming to VAS — July 13 at 7:30PM
    Mark your calendars for July’s program, Thursday, July 13, at 7:30 pm. Catherine Hillis, our guest artist is a nationally acclaimed artist recognized with many awards.  We’ll skip the business meeting (hey, it’s summer vacation!), and after a brief meet and greet, this master water media artist will give us a […]...
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  • Dawn to Dusk -- June 5 to July 4
    Dawn to Dusk — June 5 to July 4
      The Art Center Exhibit for the month of June is “Dawn to Dusk”.                   This is a spectacular display with many and varied media, styles and expressions,  showing the passage of time through day and night.  The compositions of warm and cool […]...
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  • Renew your membership  by July 1, 2017
    Renew your membership by July 1, 2017
    RENEW NOW to take advantage of continued benefits, your membership year is July 1, 2107 to June 30, 2018.  You can take care of this in person at the Art Center. Please fill in a membership form and send it with your payment.  You can find it on the website under […]...
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  • June 8 -- Election & Demonstration at 7:30 pm
    June 8 — Election & Demonstration at 7:30 pm
    Linda Cooper Quilt Please plan to come to next week’s membership meeting, when you’ll have the opportunity to thank last year’s board members and elect leaders for the coming year. Linda Cooper, who teaches fabric painting, will demonstrate her process. Linda began her journey as a quilter over 20 years ago. Beginning […]...
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  • Annual Photo Show -- August
    Annual Photo Show — August
    The Vienna Arts Society’s Annual Judged Photograph Show, The Human Condition will take place in August. VAS  is now calling for entries. Details for exhibitors for this this show are available here VASPhotoShow2017 Pre-Registration: $5 per piece for VAS Members, $7 per piece for Non-members. Deadline: Submissions must be postmarked […]...
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  • Exhibit at Patrick Henry Library -- Carl Landow
    Exhibit at Patrick Henry Library — Carl Landow
    A new one person are exhibit is in place at Patrick Henry Library during the summer. Opening June 2, Carl Landow’s art. It is presented near the main desk at the library. Stop by during June to see his creative and expressive artworks. Joyce Turk will be the feature artist in […]...
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  • Lotus-Palooza -- Photography by Julie Cochran
    Lotus-Palooza — Photography by Julie Cochran
    Lotus Symphony by Julie Cochran The exhibition, Lotus-Palooza, of the award winning photographer, Julie Cochran, opens at the Vienna Arts Society Gallery on Tuesday, June 6th and will be on display through Saturday, July 29.  This beautiful show features the many colors and varieties of the lotus blossoms. Julie Cochran first became interested in photography […]...
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  • Meadowlark Gardens -- May 1 to June 30
    Meadowlark Gardens — May 1 to June 30
              Vienna Arts Society artist have a beautiful collection of their artworks on display in the entrance Pavilion at Meadowlark Gardens Park at 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna, VA 22082. Hayden Luczka, the chairperson, and her team hung more than two dozen members’ artworks that will greet […]...
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  • Things with Wings by Ruth Ensley -- April 4 to June 3
    Things with Wings by Ruth Ensley — April 4 to June 3
    Chit Chat Time, watercolor by Ruth Ensley Things with Wings, mixed media paintings and collages by Ruth Ensley, at the Vienna Arts Society Gallery on Tuesday, April 4 and will be on display through Saturday, June 3. The show features many delightful, modestly priced paintings of birds that could make […]...
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