Call VAS: (703) 319-3971

Past Events

  • Textures – November 6 to January 8
    Textures – November 6 to January 8
    VAS Member Artists were very creative in interpreting the theme “Textures”.  Come by the Art Center and you’ll see how beautifully Textures are expressed in so many artistic styles and media. A reception will be held on Saturday, November 18, from 5PM to 7PM, which will also feature a fundraiser, BIG SALE/small […]...
    Read more
  • Holiday Party News & Fun
    Holiday Party News & Fun
    The Vienna Arts Society members invite friends and family  to a festive celebration, open house at the Art Center on Thursday, December 14 at 7:30PM.   As usual members share their culinary delights, finger foods, during this gathering. There is always lively conversation and sharing during this event. Come and […]...
    Read more
  • Carol Milton at VAS Gallery until December 2
    Carol Milton at VAS Gallery until December 2
    The Vienna Arts Society Gallery celebrates Its 20 year anniversary this year. Twenty years ago the Vienna Arts Society received the generous offer of the use four rooms of unleased space in a building adjacent to the Patrick Henry Library. On March 2, 1997 the society opened our first gallery […]...
    Read more
  • Watercolor Workshop with Joe Phillips
    Watercolor Workshop with Joe Phillips
    Joe Philips will present a watercolor workshops at the VAS Art Center on a Friday of each month through this year. The next session is Friday December 8 from 11am to – 2pm. Each session is $50. Call the art Center to confirm. Bring your favorite watercolor supplies, paints and palette. Joe may include […]...
    Read more
  • Ken Frye – Artist of the Year 2017
    Ken Frye – Artist of the Year 2017
      Ken Frye Ken Frye is enjoying the end of 2017 as VAS Artist of the Year. The artist of the year for 2018 will be named at the Holiday party in December 14. The Vienna Arts Society named Ken Frye “Artist of the Year 2017“. Ken is a commercial […]...
    Read more
  • NEW -- Exhibition Hall at Patrick Henry Library Open
    NEW — Exhibition Hall at Patrick Henry Library Open
      Anita Epstein and Terry Svat will continue to chair VAS exhibits at the Patrick Henry Library. The newly remodeled public space has reopened the first of October to a wonderful show of VAS artists works. The show is open during library hours until December 8, 2017. Members pick up work between 1PM […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • Gilding Anyone!-- Demonstration and workshop with Jona Blocker
    Gilding Anyone!– Demonstration and workshop with Jona Blocker
    Jona Blocker presented a captivating discussion about the art of gilding to an enthralled audience. She spoke of her experiences with the different adhesives that are used with the different metal foils. Her experience as a chemist gives her much insight as to those media that work best in each […]...
    Read more
  • "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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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, […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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, […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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....
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more
  • 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 […]...
    Read more