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First Friday: “Family Art Night” – October 2 


Are you looking for a memorable and inspiring evening with your family?  Plan to attend the “Family Art Night” sponsored by the Office of the Arts on Friday, October 2, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.   A “meet and greet” begins at 6 p.m.  Pizza, soda and water will be on hand, complements of the Office of the Arts.  Art activities begin at 6:30 p.m. Advance per person reservations: $5 residents; $10 nonresidents, and at the door: $10 residents; $15 nonresidents.   No experience is necessary.  Children must be accompanied by one adult.

Reservation includes one (1) art experience, art supplies, pizza and soda.  You have three art experiences to choose from:

  • Paint with Teresa Brunson – Ages 4 and up with Adult. Produce your very own masterpiece that you can hang in your home. Limit: 60 people (255201.01);
  • Create Mosaics with Patrick Kirwin – Ages 6 and up with Adult.  Design a mosaic trivet that you can give as a gift, or use in the kitchen. Limit: 20 people (255201.02); or
  • Dance with Choreographers Collaboration Project – Ages 7 and up with Adult. Learn several dance steps, create your own family dance map, and share your dance in a performance at the conclusion of the evening.  Be prepared to move in tennis shoes or bare feet.  Limit: 20 people  (255201.03)

To pay online, visit www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac

The “Family Art Night” is part of the “First Fridays” Series. The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

To obtain further information, please contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565, cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov, or visit the Office of the Arts web site at www.alexandriava.gov/Arts.​

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