Athenaeum

Gallery
11/23

Music in the Gallery: The Navy Concert Band

The Navy Band Chamber Music Series features musicians from the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D.C., the Navy's premier musical organization and one of the top professional wind ensembles in the world. This chamber music recital will feature Stravinsky's Octet for Winds as well as other traditional and modern music for woodwinds and brass.
11/24

The Art of Ballroom Dance

Instructor Gary Stephans leads two lessons in the fox trot, waltz, tango, swing, salsa, meringue, rumba, cha-cha and samba dance styles.
12/7

Mount Vernon Flutes

The chamber group performs holiday music.
Through 1/4/15

Preserving Our Heritage

The artists of Botanic Art Society of the National Capital Region showcase their favorite native or heirloom plants.
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Editorial Review

The Athenaeum's cool, contemplative gallery space is a welcome oasis on a busy day of shopping or sightseeing in Alexandria. The medium-size space shows a variety of art: regional artists or touring international exhibits, antique rugs or juried shows.