Arts Mixer at North Gate Vineyard

Join the Loudoun Arts Council at NorthGate Vineyards for the first in a series of Arts Mixers!

Meet other artists, art lovers, and members of arts organizations. Collaborate and talk about hopes, plans, and dreams for the arts in Loudoun County. What do you want to see happen? A performing arts venue? More exhibit opportunities?

Enjoy award-winning North Gate wines and yummy snacks at this special event from 5 to 7pm on Friday, November 10th.

Fall's Must-See Exhibit: Farm to Fashion

Twelve local artists present "agricouture" art garments made from materials provided by local farms and agricultural businesses in the Farm to Fashion Creative Challenge Exhibit, on display at Franklin Park Arts Center through October 29th.

Meet the artists at the fabulous F2F Farmstyle Reception and Awards Event on Saturday, October 28th, from 2pm to 5pm at Franklin Park Arts Center.

Cash prizes will be awarded for “Most Creative,” “Most Agricultural,” and “Most Fashionable” projects. Winners will also receive a gift of selected Loudoun Farm Products. Live music by Fiddlin Dave and Morgan and local food and drink will be available. This is a FREE ticketed event.

Click here for free tickets to the Farm to Fashion Farmstyle Reception and Awards Event!

LAC Announces New Member Benefits

The Loudoun Arts Council was created in 1987 to support the work of local artists and arts organizations. As times have changed, the Loudoun Arts Council’s member services have changed. We’re pleased to announce expanded membership programs for art-makers and arts sponsors, with new levels of participation and — wait for it — reduced fees.

Two New Fall artWorks Exhibits Bring Splashes of Color to Loudoun

Two new artWorks exhibits will bring a vivid splash of color to Loudoun County this fall. Turner Hilliker will show his works at Old Ox Brewery in Ashburn, while Alynne Landers will exhibit at the Visit Loudoun Visitors' Center in Market Station. Both shows will be open to the public September through November.

The public is invited to meet the artists at special receptions. Landers will be on hand on October 6 for a special First Friday event at the Vistors' Center, including wine tastings from Winery 32. Join Hilliker for a beverage on November 3rd at the Old Ox Tasting Room to learn more about the artist's motivations and process.

Interested in being a participating artWorks artist or venue? Learn more here.

2017 artShare Grant Deadlines Announced

The Loudoun Arts Council’s artShare grants were created to assist organizations of artistic merit to the Loudoun County community by providing funds to help maintain their stability and encourage their development. This annual grant opportunity is available to all Loudoun County non-profit arts organizations.

Loudoun County Creates Artisan Trail to Engage Visitors

Loudoun County will soon be home to Virginia’s newest artisan trail thanks to a partnership between the Artisans Center of Virginia, members of the arts community, Visit Loudoun, and the Loudoun and Leesburg departments of economic development.