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First Friday: “Family Art Night”

Title:First Friday: “Family Art Night”
Date & Time:Fri Oct 7, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St. (Map This)
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
Event Details:Are you looking for a memorable and inspiring evening with your family? Plan to attend the “Family Art Night” sponsored by the Office of the Arts on Friday, October 7, 6:00 pm 8:30 pm at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA. A “meet and greet” begins at 6:00 pm. Pizza, soda and water will be on hand, complements of the Office of the Arts. Art activities begin at 6:30 pm. No experience is necessary. Children must be accompanied by one adult.

Reservation includes ONE art experience, art supplies, pizza and soda. You have three art experiences to choose from:
• Paint with Teresa Brunson - Ages 5 and up with Adult. Do you love to paint? No experience necessary - Teresa will guide you through painting your very own masterpiece. Take your masterpiece home at the end of the evening. Limit: 60 people (255201.04); or,

• Create Mosaics with Patrick Kirwin -Ages 6 and up with Adult. Design a mosaic trivet that you can give as a gift, or use in the kitchen. Limit: 20 people (255201.05); or,

• Construct Cardboard Games with Upcycle Creative Reuse Center - Ages 7 & up with Adult. Kids of all ages are invited to build something amazing out of cardboard, recycled materials and imagination. Celebrate your imagination and build an arcade or board game, then plan to share the game with Family Art Night participants (255201.06); or,

• Create Poetry Pictures with Wendi R. Kaplan, Poet Laureate, City of Alexandria - Ages 7 & up with Adult. Join Wendi R. Kaplan, Poet Laureate in creating word pictures of people, places and things! Wherever our imaginations go, we can go! Sharing our poetry will be part of the fun. Limit: 20 people (255201.07).

The “Family Art Night” is part of the “First Fridays” Series. The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

To obtain further information, please contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 or email:, or visit the Office of the Arts web site at
Contact Person:Cheryl Anne Colton
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5565
Fees: Advance per person reservations: $5 residents; $10 nonresidents. At door: $10 residents; $15 nonresidents. To pay online: (Search Activity code)
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Visual Arts

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