Visual Arts

Artwork by Kendall Buster and Lieve de Wulf

Exhibition & Visual Arts Spaces

Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Boulevard
703-248-6800
Contemporary visual arts organization offering exhibitions, artist studios and community education.

Arlington Art Gallery
5179 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA. 22207
Featuring the work of Arlington artists.

Arlington County Central Library Gallery
1015 N. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22207
703-228-7721
Exhibitions of the work of area artists in all media.

Artisphere
1101 Wilson Boulevard
703-875-1101
Three visual arts galleries: The 3,000 square foot Terrace Gallery showcases international, national and regionally significant artists in five annual exhibits. The WIP (Works in Progress) Gallery, situated at the entrance to the Terrance Gallery, investigates and exhibits works-in-progress from multiple creative disciplines. The Mezz Gallery promotes the work of artists and curators who live, work, study or have a studio in Arlington, VA, as well as artists from our Sister Cities program.

Barry Gallery at Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA. 22207
703-284-1561


Columbia Pike Artist Studios
932 S. Walter Reed Drive
Arlington, VA. 22204
703-483-9368

Hours by Appointment
Founded in 1989, CPAS is an artists' cooperative of 30 visual artists in 20 studios. Occasional exhibitions.

Ellipse Fine Crafts
Ballston Commons Mall (2nd floor) sharing space with the Woodmont Weavers
4238 Wilson Boulevard
703-812-9420
Cooperative retail outlet for fine contemporary crafts and prints by regional artists.

Fairlington Art Studios
Fairlington Community Center
3808 S. Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22206
703-228-6588

Classes and workshops, art camps

Founders Art Gallery at George Mason University
3351 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA. 22201
703-993-8926
(contact: Mathilde Speier)
One-Person and Group Exhibitions 1st Floor


Gallery Underground
Arlington Artists Alliance
2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
571-483-0652
Promotes the work of established and emerging regional artists. Monthly exhibits, special events, and art workshops.

Lee Arts Center
5722 Lee Highway.
703-228-0560 
Mini-gallery with regular exhibitions of the works of resident artists.  Managed by the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division. Handicapped accessible.

Lac Viet Gallery
5179 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA. 22207
703-532-4350
Contemporary art gallery specializing in Asian art and furniture

Metropolitan Gallery
2420 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA. 22201
703-358-0068
Fine art and framing: regular exhibits by mid-Atlantic artists.

Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre Lobby Gallery
1611 N. Kent Street, Arlington, VA 22209
Open when there is an event or performance in the theatre.
Managed by Arlington Cultural Affairs.   

Thomas Jefferson Art Studios
3501 S. 2nd Street
Arlington, VA 22204
703-228-5925
Open studios in jewelry making, photography, woodworking and pottery