Archive for August 2012

Alexandria Art Market – Del Ray Artisans Gallery

del ray artisansEvery first Friday of the month locals and visitors to Alexandria can enjoy a Free Art Market at Del Ray Artisans. Between 10 am to 4pm browse the market of authentic pieces and works by local artists. Live music will fill the air from noon to 4pm, setting the mood for shopping, art viewing and exploring. The Alexandria Art Market only takes place once a month so catch it while you can on the first Friday of the remaining months this year. You have a couple of opportunities left!

Musical Guests
Saturday, September 1…………Snakehead Run
Saturday, November 3………….Janna Audey

Any art lovers near Alexandria during the first weekend of the month need to find their way down to the Art Market in the Nicholas A. Colasanto Park right next door to Del Ray Artisans gallery. If you’re from out of town go to the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue. Enjoy art by more than two dozen artists including pottery, jewelry, photography, glasswork and painting. Come rain or shine this event will still be going on so turn those gloomy days into market days! See you at Del Ray!

alexandria art market
2704 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
703-838-4827

Alexandria Festival of Arts

Come and join us at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Alexandria for the Alexandria Festival of the Arts. Enjoy Alexandria’s vibrant art showcased close to our hotel on September 8and 9, 2012. Alexandria has many different historic museums that preserve the city’s important heritage along with today’s up and coming art.

Art festival

Discover spectacular paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photograph, and life-size sculptures. This popular outdoor festival will feature all art for every taste and after a long day enjoy a relaxing stay at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Alexandria followed by a refreshing breakfast the next morning. Come, stay and enjoy what Alexandria has to offer at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Alexandria. Could this year be when the best of the best art is displayed? Come and find out.

Saturday 10AM-7PM & Sunday 10AM-5PM

King Street, Alexandria, VA

Check out details of special activities and events of the weekend here <http://www.visitalexandriava.com/calendar-of-events/alexandria-festival-of-the-arts/>