Del Ray Artisans
Gallery Without Walls
Gallery Without Walls

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

Call for Entry
Call for Entry

Check out Del Ray Artisans upcoming shows and other exhibition opportunities. 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 at our gallery. Curators submit concepts for art exhibits; the DRA Director of Curating and Show Selection Committee choose the exhibits for the upcoming year. Below are the upcoming shows in our gallery space. Del Ray Artisans also partners with other organizations and businesses to create exhibits at other locations; view our Gallery Without Walls page for more information.

Archive Archive Current & Upcoming Shows            Calendar Calendar
Metamorphosis Metamorphosis
October 3–November 2, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, October 3 from 7pm–9pm
Curators: Kathy Turner and Betty Plummer
A distinct transformative change from one form to another; Featuring the Mask-erpiece Silent Auction View Photo Gallery
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. View Photo Gallery
Holiday Market Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market 2014
December 5–7, December 12–14, and December 19–21, 2014
Receptions: Fridays, Dec 5 / Dec 12 / Dec 19 from 6–9pm
Coordinator: Tracy Wilkerson
The market offers unique handmade fine arts and fine crafts from local artists (including pottery/ceramics, photography, jewelry, cloth, paper crafts, and glass). Admission is free! Different artists each weekend! View Photo Gallery
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

Free admission, Open to the public