The Arlington Artists Alliance and The 296 Project announce “Visions of Service,” a juried art competition exclusively for U.S. Veterans in Arlington County, Virginia and/or within 100 miles of Arlington, VA. Veterans working in all-media 2D & 3D artists: painters, sculptors, and photographers are invited to create visual works that portray, reflect and express their experience of their service or that of other veterans, either literally, figuratively, or metaphorically, in addition to scenes from their time in the service or unit activities. The Arlington Artists Alliance and the 296 Project seek artwork that reflects their service to the United States via portraits, landscapes, cityscapes, abstract concepts, works depicting warfare and peace building, modes of transportation, and people met along the way. $500 in cash prizes awarded.
Deadline to enter: Sept 30
Exhibit runs: Nov 1 - Dec 30
Reception: Nov 11
Entry fee:$10 for one digital entry or $15 for two 2 digital entries.
Annual Pre-Holiday Artful Weekend
at Fort C.F. Smith Park
Reception: Friday, November 18, 6-8pm
Saturday, November 19, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, November 20, 12noon-4pm
Arlington, VA – Join us for the 14th Annual "Artful Weekend" comingto the historic 1902 Hendry House at Ft. C.F. Smith in Arlington. A popular pre-holiday event in the Arlington community, the weekend art show and sale features the work of 40 Arlington-based artists, and includes paintings of many genres, ceramics, sculpture, artists cards, unframed works and more. Great for holiday shopping!
The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, November 18 from 6-8pm; come meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments in the historic Hendry House. The show will also be open 10am-5pm Saturday, November 19 and 12 noon-4pm on Sunday, November 20. Free and open to the public.
Ft. C.F. Smith Park
2411 24th St N, Arlington, VA 22207
See current shows hanging.