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Past Events

  • Around the World at the Art Center -- until March 4
    Around the World at the Art Center — until March 4
    The show themed “Around the World” opened Monday, February 6.  The ideas and artistic compositions reflect far-reaching places, cultures and countries all around the world and in our own country. This exhibit is in place until March 4. An opening reception celebrated artists and visitors together viewing this wide-range exhibition […]...
  • Patrick Henry Library -- December 12 to March 13
    Patrick Henry Library — December 12 to March 13
    We are pleased to announce that the doors are open during Library hours. The primary exhibition space at the Patrick Henry Library is the Meeting Room, so the art exhibition will now be open for viewing during Library hours, except when a group has reserved the room. The next show […]...
  • February 9 Meeting at 10:30am
    February 9 Meeting at 10:30am
    We just learned that, unfortunately, Catherine Hillis is unable to join us tomorrow. She hopes to reschedule her demonstration in the near future. Instead, you will be transfixed with a demonstration using Alcohol Inks by our own Shari MacFarlane. Building on our excellent introduction to Alcohol Inks by Sandy Olszowy last fall, […]...
  • Current Events -- February
    Current Events — February
    “AROUND THE WORLD”   Sunday’s opening reception brought artists and visitors together to see a wide-ranging exhibition of art from “Around the World” at the Art Center. Members provided a lavish spread of cuisine from around the world, and reflecting Valentine’s Day. The show is exhibited through March 4.   […]...
  • Marvel Adams --demonstration January
    Marvel Adams –demonstration January
    VAs members enjoyed a demonstration by Marvel Adams art of painting silk. She showed her techniques while entertaining comments and questions from those present on January 12. The program followed a short meeting with a quick outline of the current business of the Vienna Arts Society. Next month the VAS […]...
  • Reflections --opens  January 6 to February 6
    Reflections –opens January 6 to February 6
    Reflections is a collections of many beautiful artworks that interpret the theme, “Reflections”. Artists are encourage to create works through the suggestion of the theme however there are art pieces that are the artists best works that they wish to exhibit.  Come by the art Center this month to enjoy […]...
  • Current Events -- January
    Current Events — January
        Circle the date of Friday, January 6 Reception at Katibeh from 5:00 – 7:30 pm Participating artist, Dick Neff and his Difficult Run String Band will perform at Katibeh from 5:00 – 7:30 pm, celebrating music and art at the Ensemble Grand Finale.         Last […]...
  • Marvel Adams -- January 12 at 10:30 AM
    Marvel Adams — January 12 at 10:30 AM
    The next VAS meeting is THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 10:30 am at the Art Center. Marvel Adams, known for her mastery of pottery, painting, sculpture and other creative works, will demonstrate her technique for painting silk scarves at the Vienna Arts Society’s meeting. 115 Pleasant St. NW, Vienna, VA 22180. Free and open to […]...
  • Katibeh Art Center--December 1 to January 9
    Katibeh Art Center–December 1 to January 9
    Reception Friday, January 6    5:00 – 7:30 pm Katibeh Art Center, 2070 Chain Bridge Road, # 180, Vienna VA 22182 www.katibehart.com Dick Neff’s “Difficult Run String Band” will play at a “Grand Finale” reception on Friday, January 6, from 5 – 7:30 pm. Please circle that date. Come and […]...
  • The Beauty of Flora & Fauna -- Dec 19 through Feb 20
    The Beauty of Flora & Fauna — Dec 19 through Feb 20
    Our annual judged and juried,  Greenspring Gardens Art Show is open  December 19 to February 20.   The theme is “The Beauty of Flora & Fauna”. There are many beautiful images of the Green Spring Garden Park  but also paintings or photographs which will brighten up your winter. Consider this venue […]...
  • Patrick Henry Library -- Dec 12 to Mar 13
    Patrick Henry Library — Dec 12 to Mar 13
    Members have filled the Patrick Henry Library with dozens of original artworks, a few featuring the promise of spring! A few pieces are at the front desk, but most are in the Community Room. Drop by the Information Desk to request the catalogue, and a staff member will unlock the door so […]...
  • December events
    December events
    NEW January Meeting time VAS January meeting will take place Thursday, January 12. Marvel Adams will demonstrate her fine technique in painting on silk. Please NOTE this is a morning meeting stating at 10:30. Public is invited.   Katibeh Art Center Reception We are delighted to announce that the Vienna […]...
  • NEW  Watercolor Classes with Joe Phillips
    NEW Watercolor Classes with Joe Phillips
    Watercolor Workshops with Joe Phillips Friday, December 16th 11AM – 2PM $50.00 Painters at all levels, beginner to advanced, will benefit from spending a few hours with Joe. Those who know Joe are excited that he is returning for this rare opportunity. The word is that he is not only very skilled, […]...
  • Thinking Outside the Box-- until January 6
    Thinking Outside the Box– until January 6
    The exhibit at the Art Center during the month of December is entitled “Thinking Outside the Box”. It will be in place November 28-January 6, 2017. This delightful and intriguing show is now up for your viewing pleasure. Our membership certainly knows how to think outside the box!  Drop in […]...
  • Green Spring Garden Park Show -- Dec 19
    Green Spring Garden Park Show — Dec 19
      Beauty of Flora and Fauna Coming Soon! A juried exhibition of members’ artworks at Green Spring Gardens Park, will take place December 20, 2016 through February 20, 2017. • DOWNLOAD THE PROSPECTUS The juror will be Susan Herron with artists’ drop off  on Dec 19 between 11 AM and 12PM.  […]...
  • Vienna Arts Society Art Center Ornament
    Vienna Arts Society Art Center Ornament
      The Vienna Arts Society is honored by the Vienna Historical Society, the Freeman Store and Museum by the creation of a Christmas ornament replica of our Art Center.  It is handmade and painted by the artist Rachael A. Peden and available for our members to purchase at the Freeman Store […]...
  • Holiday Party, Reception--December 8
    Holiday Party, Reception–December 8
      This year we started the celebration of our winter holidays with a festive gathering at the Art Center. President Dore’ Skidmore introduced Ken Frye as our 2017 Artist of the Year. Regina Petrecca, the featured artist showing the Gallery in the Village Green was greeted. Members brought a hand […]...
  • CHO Food Drive
    CHO Food Drive
    VAS Holiday Party, Thursday, December 8.  This is a festive time to share. VAS members can bring their food donations to the Art Center until December 31. Click on this flyer for more information or to share it with a friend....
  • Regina Petrecca -- Dec 6 to Jan 28
    Regina Petrecca — Dec 6 to Jan 28
    December 6 through January 28, the gallery’s featured artist will be Regina Petrecca. Regina paints in a contemporary realist style but never wants her paintings to look like photographs. She wants the viewer to see evidence of the hand of the artist. Her love of color shines through in all […]...
  • BIG SALE/small works--this weekend--Nov 18, 19, 20
    BIG SALE/small works–this weekend–Nov 18, 19, 20
    BIG SALE-small works and 50/50 Raffle Everything $99 or less. Small framed and unframed original Paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, Photographs, and more   Friday, November 18th 6-8PM Saturday, November 18th 10-6PM Sunday, November 20th noon to 5PM Wine and Cheese Reception Saturday 6-8PM   Free and open to public  ...
  • Music to My Ears -- November 3 - 27
    Music to My Ears — November 3 – 27
    Music inspires the artists for their compositions that are currently hanging at the VAS Art Center. It will be in place for the entire month of November. Meet the artists at a Wine & Cheese reception on Saturday, November 19 from 6PM to 9PM. The BIG SALE/small works display will […]...
  • November meeting -- Sandy Olszowy -- November 10
    November meeting — Sandy Olszowy — November 10
    Sandy Olszowy will demonstrate her alcohol inks on Thursday, November 10, with a 7:30 PM meeting at the Vienna Art Center. Artists gathered around member Sandy Olszowy as she gave a lively demonstration on methods of using quick-drying alcohol inks to create brilliant images and “dreamscapes” on non-absorbant surfaces such […]...
  • Artists in Vienna -- Halloween Parade
    Artists in Vienna — Halloween Parade
    WOW!  Joyce Myers really pulled this one off! Bravo to Joyce, who created a real team spirit using her clever idea toggled to a hand built riding train engine built for her friend’s son, Noel. Joyce and Roxanne Himmelberger worked over Labor Day weekend to create the basic “cars”, then Joyce […]...
  • Miniatures at the October Meeting
    Miniatures at the October Meeting
    At the October 13 meeting, Deborah Keirce shared techniques for creating “true miniature” artworks, 25 square inches or smaller and with subjects no more than 1/6 actual size.  She invited members to try their hand at a sample miniature oil painting. Join us on Thursday, November 10, 7:30 PM in the VAS […]...
  • Exhibit at Patrick Henry Library
    Exhibit at Patrick Henry Library
    The Vienna Arts Society presents Winter At the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Avenue, East Participate in this exciting new exhibition space. Many thanks to co-chairs Anita Epstein and Terry Svat, and to the hanging team, which includes Madeleine Chen, Dore’ Skidmore and new member, Jodi Condes. Monday, December 12 […]...