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Arlington Arts Center

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3550 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

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The Arlington Arts Center (AAC) is a private, nonprofit contemporary visual arts center dedicated to presenting and supporting new work by regional artists in the mid-Atlantic States. Through exhibitions, educational programs, and subsidized studio spaces, AAC serves as a bridge between artists and the public. The goal is to increase awareness and appreciation of, and involvement in, the visual arts in Arlington County VA and the region. AAC was established in 1974 and has been housed since 1976 in the historic Maury School. Our facility includes nine exhibition galleries, working studios for thirteen artists, and two classrooms. At 17,000 square feet, we are one of the largest non-federal venues for contemporary art in the Washington metropolitan area.

$235.00
Celebrate your child's birthday with an individually-tailored art workshop at Arlington Arts Center! AAC will provide you with the use of a classroom for a two-hour period, during which one of our excellent instructors will lead a 45-minute art workshop. The workshop will incorporate an art lesson based upon the interests of your child. Basic supplies such as paints, pencils, markers, pastels and paper are provided.
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Rolling Arlington Arts Center

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Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
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AAC requires a $500 damage deposit upon booking. This deposit is fully-refundable. In the event of any damage, we will deduct the costs incurred from the deposit. 12 student max, 1 parent chaperone for every 10 students. Please book your party 2 weeks in advance.

$195.00
Many modern and contemporary artists enjoy experimenting with non-traditional ways to use paper and paper products in their work. We'll be inspired by various artists and we'll use some outside-the-box techniques and materials to make several projects during this 5-day camp. Projects may include cardboard sculpture, matchbox art, box portraits, painted paper or cardboard collages, collagraphs, and mixed-media hanging sculptures. All techniques will be fun and easy to learn. By the end of the week, you will have some impressive works of art!
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1:30 pm – 4:00 pm $195.00 details Register opener
Aug 06, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 Arlington Arts Center

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5

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Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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$175.00
Study the work of civilizations and architects past and present who combine art and engineering to design architectural innovations. Become familiar with the vocabulary and techniques used by these artists. See the aims and influences that lead them through their creative process. Then, through a variety of 2D and 3D mediums design your own architectural wonders.
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10:00 am – 12:30 pm $175.00 details Register opener
Aug 27, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018 Arlington Arts Center

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5

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Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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$175.00—$195.00
Draw, paint, collage, and construct your own storybook as you develop plot and characters for creative narratives. Learn to make dynamic imagery and text. Create unity and excitement by addressing scale, balance, and palette. In this course, you will develop your own unique style of storytelling and illustration.
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1:30 pm – 4:00 pm $195.00 details Register opener
Aug 20, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 Arlington Arts Center

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5

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Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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10:00 am – 12:30 pm $175.00 details Register opener
Aug 13, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018 Arlington Arts Center

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5

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Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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$175.00
Explore brush strokes, the color wheel, and techniques used by the masters to create vibrant works of art. Every day you will have the opportunity to paint from new settings and objects. Become acquainted with a variety of new mediums like ink, watercolor, tempera, and acrylic.
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10:00 am – 12:30 pm $175.00 details Register opener
Aug 27, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018 Arlington Arts Center

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5

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Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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$175.00
Examine the delightful world of insects (both real and imaginary). Create creatures that slither, squirm, and crawl using traditional and modern techniques like scientific illustration and assemblage. Use oil pastels, watercolors, clay, acrylic paint, and found objects, while exploring shape and color. You will make some larger than-life whimsical insect creatures.
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1:30 pm – 4:00 pm $175.00 details Register opener
Aug 27, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018 Arlington Arts Center

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# OF CLASSES

5

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Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
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