Past Events
November 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Renowned, international ballroom dance instructor, Gary Stephans, promises the most fun you'll ever have learning or improving your Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. Discover little techniques that will help you become a relaxed and confident social dancer in these small, personalized dance classes. Beginners and experienced dancers welcomed—no partner...

November 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

The United States Navy Band Chamber Group from Washington, DC, is the Navy's premier musical organization. This chamber music recital series will feature traditional and contemporary music. Free.


November 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Come experience a warm, intimate, informal dance performance in one of CCP's favorite venues. CCP, CCP Youth Dancers, and guest artists Wendi Kaplan and Tati Valle-Riestra present a concert featuring new works-in-progress, dances from the CCP repertory, and structured improv...
November 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

The United States Air Force Band will present a chamber music performance. Led by commander/conductor Colonel Larry Lang, this program will feature members of the Concert Band, Singing Sergeants and Air Force Strings performing exciting works by Dvorak, Fauré, Oquin, Kurka and rock legends, Queen.

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November 5, 2017 - 4:00pm

Join us for the artists reception for The Artist’s Process: Washington Society of Landscape Painters. Free.

Exhibit generously sponsored by TTR Sotheby's International Realty

October 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association invites members and friends to join us for La Vie en Rose, a gloriously French evening in the Athenaeum Gallery to say a hearty merci beaucoup for your generous support. The party begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm.

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October 8, 2017 - 1:30pm

Showcasing 15 women, this October Awareness event will bring attention to Breast Cancer, Depression, LGBT History Month, Muslim Heritage, National Bullying Prevention Month, or National Domestic Violence Awareness through your poetry and stories. There will also be an open mic portion, so please bring your uplifting stories and poetry! Family friendly! Free.

September 30, 2017 - 1:30pm

A networking workshop for women writers that uplifts and inspires through writing. Each workshop focuses on different writing styles and allows the participants to enhance their writing styles and share pieces for listening or critiques. For novice and professional writers. The fourth in a series. Newcomers welcome. Free.

September 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

They're back! Get ready to rock the house with The Georgetown University Saxatones. Originally founded as an oldies group, the Saxatones have expanded their repertoire to include everything from alternative to pop to soul. As Georgetown's only community service a cappella group, they are passionate about sharing their music in support of worthy causes. Proceeds to benefit the NVFAA and the...

September 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

Did you know that The Grapes of Wrath, Animal Farm and Harry Potter were all banned books? The Barrett Branch in partnership with the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association is hosting a Banned Books Read-Out at the Athenaeum to celebrate the freedom to read. Join Library Director Rose Dawson and others who will read from banned books. The public is invited to read 3–5 minute selections from...