Visual Arts

Artwork by Kendall Buster and Lieve de Wulf

Exhibition & Visual Arts Spaces

Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Boulevard
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
Exhibitions of the work of area artists in all media. 

Barry Gallery at Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA. 22207

Columbia Pike Artist Studios
932 S. Walter Reed Drive
Arlington, VA. 22204

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

Arlington Weaves, Etc
Sequoia Plaza
2120 Washington Boulevard
Arlington, VA  22204
ArlingtonWeaves, Etc. (formerly Woodmont Weavers) provides support to adults with developmental disabilities by teaching them technical and social skills and by helping to improve their self-sufficiency.

Fairlington Art Studios
Fairlington Community Center
3808 S. Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22206

Classes and workshops, art camps

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

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

Lee Arts Center
5722 Lee Highway.
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
Contemporary art gallery specializing in Asian art and furniture

Metropolitan Gallery
2420 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA. 22201
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

Open studios in jewelry making, photography, woodworking and pottery

Metro Micro Gallery
3409 Wilson Blvd. (faces Kansas St.)
Arlington VA 22201

The Metro Micro Gallery offers a window into the artists’ work. Available for viewing 24/7.


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