"Suspend," A new artWorks Exhibit at Visit Loudoun

Terri Parent uses her striking photographs as a new language to describe the world. Her arresting images will be on display in the Visit Loudoun Visitors' Center at 112 South Street SE, Leesburg, VA 20175 through the end of May. Meet the artist at a special reception on Friday, May 4 at 6 pm.

Farm to Fashion Travels to the Torpedo Factory

Seven pieces from Loudoun's Farm to Fashion Creative Challenge Exhibit were selected by the Torpedo Factory Art Center to be part of a traveling exhibit this winter in their 2nd floor gallery in Old Town Alexandria, VA. The "agricouture" show, a joint effort by the LAC, Franklin Park Arts Center, and Loudoun County Economic Development, will be exhibited 10 to 6pm February through March, with a special reception held on Friday, February 23 from 7 to 9pm.

Loudoun Arts Council Honors Past President Gale Waldron

The Loudoun Arts Council will honor long-time arts supporter and former board member Gale Waldron by re-naming its Excellence in the Arts program in her name. Waldron passed away on January 8th.

Loudoun Arts Council Revives Excellence in the Arts Youth Program

The Loudoun Arts Council announces the return of the Excellence in the Arts awards program for 2018. Loudoun high school students (including homeschool students) may compete for cash prizes in eight arts categories: visual arts, digital arts, dance, piano, literary, instrumental, voice, and theatre. More information, guidelines, and application materials are available online now. Completed applications with payment must be submitted by March 5, 2018. To learn more or donate to the Excellence in the Arts awards program, email info@loudounarts.org.

LAC artShare Grant Winners Announced for 2017

We congratulate four outstanding Loudoun arts organizations as the 2017 recipients of the Loudoun Arts Council’s artShare grant program. These grants are awarded to local arts organization demonstrating strength in management, important contributions to the community, and high artistic quality. The awardees for the 2016-2017 Loudoun Arts Council ArtShare grants program are:

The ArtShare grants program was 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. Additional information about the ArtShare grants program is available on our artShare page.