Del Ray Artisans
Call for Entry
Call for Entry

Check out Del Ray Artisans upcoming shows and other exhibition opportunities. Learn More

Gallery Without Walls
Gallery Without Walls

Come see Del Ray Artisans art exhibits hosted outside the gallery. Learn More

Artwork Display Guidelines
Artwork Presentation and Submission Guidelines

All artwork submitted for consideration should be prepared properly. Follow these guidelines to present your work professionally. Learn More

Show Proposal Form
Show Proposal Form

Interested in curating a show at Del Ray Artisans gallery? Email a proposal to or mail (Attn: Director of Curating) to the gallery.
Download the Word Document Form or PDF Form

The Ted Eichers Memorial Art Scholarship
The Ted Eichers Memorial Art Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating T.C. Williams High School art student. Learn More

The Curators Manual
Curators Manual

Documentation to help curators prepare for their shows at the Del Ray Artisans gallery. Login


Del Ray Artisans host approximately twelve shows per year. Curators submit concepts for art exhibitions; the DRA Curator Coordinator and the show selection committee choose the exhibitions for the upcoming year. Below are the upcoming shows.

Archive Archive Upcoming Shows            Calendar Calendar
Board and Beyond Board and Beyond
August 1–31, 2014 [Board Showcase]
Opening Reception: Friday, August 1 from 7pm–9pm
Artists: John Hiller, Lesley Hall, Stacy Rausch, Eileen O'Brien, Pamela Underhill, Liz Martinez, and Gale Goldfarb
Featuring artwork by four select members of Del Ray Artisans Board of Directors and three incredible volunteers who go "above and beyond"
Put a Bird on It! Put a Bird on It!
September 5–28, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, September 5 from 7pm–9pm
Curators: Barbara Boehm and Linda Elliff
An exhibit celebrating the art of embellishment
Metamorphosis Metamorphosis
October 3–November 2, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, October 3 from 7pm–9pm
Curators: Kathy Turner and Betty Plummer
Metamorphosis implies a distinct transformative change from one form to another.
The Food Show Nourish & Flourish: The Food Show
November 7–30, 2014 [All Member Show]
Opening Reception: Friday, November 7 from 7pm–9pm
Curators: Cathy Messina, John Messina, and Michele Reday Cook
Art inspired by food—realistic or metaphorical, but worthy of tasting, savoring, chewing, and digesting. During the month of Thanksgiving, we express gratitude for the abundance in our own lives and encourage gallery visitors to make donations of nonperishable food for persons in need.
Supported in part by:
City of AlexandriaAlexandria Commission for the ArtsVirginia Commission for the ArtsNational Endowment for the Arts

Del Ray Artisans gallery
at the Nicholas A. Colasanto Center

2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301-1124
Phone: 703-838-4827 | Directions

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Thursday:  Noon to 6 pm
First Thursday (May-Sep):  Noon to 9 pm
Friday:  Noon to 9 pm
Saturday:  Noon to 9 pm
Sunday:  Noon to 6 pm

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