Buyer's Guide


Artisans United, 703-941-0202

4022 Hummer Rd., Annandale, VA 22003

Visit the year-round gallery at Artisans United where you will find contemporary and traditional high-quality crafts created by local artisans.


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Arts Council of Fairfax, 703-642-0862

The Arts Council of Fairfax County, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit membership organization designated as Fairfax County's local arts agency. Through partnerships with schools, individual artists, and other cultural and community organizations, the Arts Council creates and supports programs, activities, and policies that integrate the arts into the lives of all Fairfax County residents.

B'nai B'rith Klutznick, 202-857-6583

The B'nai B'rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum presents exhibitions and educational programs focusing on Jewish contributions to popular culture and the arts, public service, and social welfare within the context of Jewish history and religion The museum is currently closed to the public but the gallery is being offered online.

Colored Pencil Society of America

The Colored Pencil Society of America is a non-profit organization founded dedicated to artists working with colored pencil. We provide an annual International Exhibition & Convention, product research information, workshops & seminars, a newsletter, a networking directory and district chapters across the United States.

Corcoran Gallery of Art, 202-638-3211

500 Seventeenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

Only a block from the White House and just a short walk from the nation's historic Mall, the Corcoran stands as a major center of American art.

Ellipse Arts Center, 703-228-7710

The Ellipse Arts Center is managed by Arlington Cultural Affairs. It presents several exhibitions a year, as well as additional programming related to the visual arts.

Fairfax Art League

The League offers monthly meetings, workshops, contacts with several commercial establishments and galleries to display artwork, guest speakers, demonstrations, monthly newsletter, information on local art contests, and much more.

Greater Reston Arts Center, 703-471-9242

12001 Market St., Reston, VA 20190

The Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) offers year-round exhibitions of emerging and established artists, education and special events for adults and children. Grace's signature event is the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival which takes place in may.

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, 202-357-2700

Independence Ave. at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC 20004

McLean Project for the Arts, 703-790-1953

McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean VA

Promotes understanding and appreciation of contemporary art with exhibits of emerging and established artists, as well as offering Instruction and education.

National Gallery of Art, 202-737-4215

4th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

National Museum of African Art, 202-357-2700

950 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20560

National Museum of Women in the Arts, 202-783-5000

1250 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005

Northern Virginia Bead Society, 703-913-5464

Vienna, VA 22183

Phillips Collection, 202-387-2151

1600 21st St., NW, Washington, DC 20009

Potomac Valley Watercolorists

A nonprofit organization that seeks to promote the art and excellence of watercolor painting.

Renwick Gallery, 202-633-1000

1661 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20006

Springfield Art Guild

is a non-profit group interested in promoting an interest in fine art and fine crafts through educational programs, juried shows, and classes for adults and children.

Smithsonian American Art Museum, 202-633-1000

8th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20004

The Torpedo Factory

105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314

Journey through three floors of open studios and galleries to observe artists and buy original artwork. A former torpedo factory, this world-renowned art center is located in Old Town Alexandria.

The Workhouse Arts Center, 703-495-0001

9601 Ox Rd., Lorton, VA 22079

On the site of the former Lorton penal complex, The Workhouse Arts Center houses artists' studios and exhibit gallerys and holds art classes for all ages.

Vienna Arts Society, 703-319-3971

115 Pleasant Street, N. W., Vienna, VA 22180

The Vienna Arts Society Inc. was organized in May 1969 for the purpose of bringing together area artists to share their interests, enrich their own experience in art and make creative contributions to the community.

Virginia Watercolor Society

The Virginia Watercolor Society is an organization of artists and non-painters which seeks to foster interest and participation in the exciting world of watercolor through the active programming of publications, demonstrations, annual jurored exhibitions and social activities.