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Past Events

  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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....
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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 […]...
  • Trees, an exhibit at the Art Center -- May 1 to June 5
    Trees, an exhibit at the Art Center — May 1 to June 5
    “Trees” mixed media by Dore Skidmore “Trees” painting by Bob Magneson Double Exhibition at Art Center – through June 3 “Trees” fabric wall hanging by Ava Neff You’ll find the Art Center filled with some spectacular artworks expressing the theme of “trees”. In addition, Artist of the Year, Ken Frye, is displaying a […]...
  • "How to See and Think Like an Artist"
    “How to See and Think Like an Artist”
    Tom Kollins shares a way to remember design concepts. Tom Kollins – Guest Artist It’s all about visualization! We need to start the creative process in our minds before we begin painting. As an artist, Tom has done extensive research to figure out a “Memory Aid” to help him recall key […]...
  • Workshop with Joe Philips -- on a Friday each month this summer
    Workshop with Joe Philips — on a Friday each month this summer
    “Charmed”, watercolor by Joe Phillips 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 July 14 from 11am to – 2pm each session is $50. Call the art Center to confirm. Bring your favorite […]...
  • May 11 at 7:30pm -- “How to See and Think Like an Artist.”
    May 11 at 7:30pm — “How to See and Think Like an Artist.”
    Tom Kollins – Guest Artist It’s all about visualization! We need to start the creative process in our minds before we begin painting. As an artist, Tom has done extensive research to figure out a “Memory Aid” to help him recall key artistic concepts to improve his art. He’ll share his concept […]...
  • Patrick Henry Library
    Patrick Henry Library
    Watercolor by Ken Frye Show chairs Anita Epstein and Terry Svat announce that the meeting room exhibition has closed temporarily due to HVAC improvements, that part will reopening in September. Meanwhile, Ken Fry is featured behind the Front Desk during May. See members corner, Ken Frye, Artist of the year. […]...
  • Going Green and Walk on the Hill -- April 30 events
    Going Green and Walk on the Hill — April 30 events
    Going Green! Awards Reception on Sunday Batik by Carol Higgs Lisa Semerad judged our spring show and was clearly taken with the many original interpretations on the theme. Check the catalogue for her comments. Congratulations to the winners: First Place: Madeleine Chen, Oil, “In the Park”, Second Place: Anna Watson, Oil, “Stream” […]...
  • April Membership Meeting -- April 13 at  7:30PM
    April Membership Meeting — April 13 at 7:30PM
    Copacabana, papier colle’ by Hanna Emrich from her website April Meeting  Hanna Emrich intrigued visitors as she splashed CitraSolv on the pages of a National Geographic magazine and let it “cook” while she showed us before and after images of completed works using the altered pages. Hanna Emrich, was the presenting […]...
  • Spring Show -- April 3 to May 1
    Spring Show — April 3 to May 1
    Lanesborough, MN, Oil Pastel WS, by Lisa Semerad Going Green, our annual judged Spring Show, has arrived. This is a judged, members only exhibit.  The show hung on Monday, April 3rd will be in place until May 1.  Come see Going Green,  greet VAS members and friends on Saturday, April […]...
  • Learning to Draw: Calling for Kid-Picassos ages 7-12
    Learning to Draw: Calling for Kid-Picassos ages 7-12
    Einstein, pencil drawing by Carl Landow A class for kids offered at VAS Art Center during Spring Break. Quote from Carl:      “You can draw. Great! Come polish your skills.      Believe you can’t draw? You might be surprised.      Discover what the ant saw when he looked up and……..oh […]...