Community Groups Launch New Book & Arts Festival

The Loudoun Arts Council, Loudoun County Public Libraries, and the Brambleton Community Association will present the first Loudoun Book & Arts Festival on Saturday, June 8th from 10:30am to 5pm.The inaugural festival is a free, daylong event in and around Brambleton Library, featuring talks with bestselling and up-and-coming authors, interactive displays with local artists, live music and a book sale courtesy of Second Chapter Books.

Schedule of Events

Artists are invited to participate by clicking on the link below.

LBAF Application

Call for Original Designs for “We ❤️ Art”

The Loudoun Arts Council invites artists to submit designs for inclusion in “We ❤️ Art” — a new coloring book about the arts. This LAC publication will debut at the new Book and Arts Festival in Brambleton on June 8th, 2019.

Artist Patricia Taylor Holz Paints Delicious Wine Series in New artWorks Exhibit

Painter Patricia Taylor Holz celebrates rich vineyard soils and wine vessels in artWorks newest exhibit, Vino: An Ode to Wine Types, Soils & Glassware Through Time. The wine series is on display now through the end of April at Zephaniah Farm Vineyard at 19381 Dunlop Mill Road, Leesburg, VA 20175. The vineyard and tasting room are open noon to 5:30pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (and Federal Holiday Mondays).

Meet the artist and take in the wine series at a special reception on Sunday, February 24th at 1pm.

New Residency Opportunities for 2019

Loudoun County Public Library is working with the LAC to offer a COLLAB Artist's Residency in the Makerspace at Brambleton Library in Ashburn. The COLLAB program is for artists and makers of all kinds. Artists can use the space as working studio and exhibit area, and will have the opportunity to engage with the public in a unique way.

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LAC artShare 2018 Grant Winner Announced

We congratulate Loudoun Symphony Orchestra, recipient of a $2,000 artShare grant for 2018! This organization demonstrated strong management, high artistic quality, and willingness to think creatively about contributing to Loudoun County.

Barn Quilt Trail Focuses on History, Culture, and Agriculture

The Loudoun County Barn Quilt Trail will open this fall and focus on important agricultural structures and locations in Loudoun County. Residents and visitors can learn about the importance of these farm buildings, their history, and the activities they currently house. These buildings tell important stories about our history and our future. The Barn Quilt Committee is seeking new participants and sponsors for this new program in rural Loudoun.