Athenaeum

Gallery
Through 9/21

Influence and Inspiration: The Art League Faculty Celebrates 60 Years

The exhibition highlights the talent of the Art League's teachers during the past 60 years.
9/25

Banned Book Read-Out

The public is invited to read five-to-seven-minute selections from banned or challenged books as part of Banned Books Week.
9/25 - 10/5

Under the Canopy

Arts on the Horizon presents a wordless theatrical experience for young theatergoers. Best for age 2 and younger.
10/26

Jane Franklin Dance

The company performs.
9/25 - 11/9

Icons of American Culture by David R. Allison

The images in this show reflect American culture and the photographer's personal interpretation - some are classic, some are whimsical and some are satirical.
11/13 - 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.