THE GOLDEN AGE ARTS GALA

Friday, March 10, 2023, 6-10pm.

Tickets on sale now and sponsorships available.

Join us for an exclusive evening at the Kelly residence overlooking the Potomac River. Enjoy intimate guided tours of The Kelly Collection of American Illustration, which showcases hundreds of original paintings and drawings by illustrators from the Golden Age of American illustration (1890-1935) including Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parish and more. Heavy gourmet hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and desserts will be served. Suggested Attire: Black tie or 1920’s Themed Attire

A limited number of tickets are on sale now for this exclusive event through February 24, 2023, or until tickets are sold out.

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Sponsorship opportunities include tickets to the event, plus other valuable perks.

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Art Walk in the Village:

April-December
First Fridays from 6-8pm

Visit 7 artist studios at The Artists’ Atelier and see the latest exhibit at The Arts of Great Falls Gallery.

Make an evening of it by having dinner at The Old Brogue, Pio Pio, or Finn Thai in Village Centre; then stroll over to meet the artists and see their latest artwork.

Village Centre, 756 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA 22066

9th Annual Paint Great Falls: May 20-27, 2023

Join us for the 9th Annual Paint Great Falls! Capture the spring colors and gorgeous scenery in Great Falls, Virginia — 9 miles from Washington, D.C., but a world away with rolling hills and historic buildings. Artists can paint the Great Falls waterfall and private gardens, plus the historic Colvin Run Mill, Great Fall Grange, and Forestville Schoolhouse buildings.  This 7-day event includes a quick draw and award reception. 
 
REGISTRATION:  January 20, 2023 to March 20, 2023. 
RECEPTIONMay 27, 2023
FORMAT:  Open

 

SOLD OUT – 2022 Great Falls Signature Holiday Ornaments

The Arts of Great Falls and Great Falls Citizens Association (GFCA) teamed up to offer signature ornaments of Great Falls.  It is the first of what is planned to be an annual series of ornaments that will feature an original artwork by a Great Falls artist of a beautiful landmark in the Great Falls community.  The inaugural ornaments featured a watercolor painting of the “Great Falls of the Potomac” by local artist, Begoña Morton.  

The ornaments are $20 each (cash only) 

Proceeds will fund activities in both nonprofit organizations.

Art Tour 2022
Oct 21-23 from 10am-5pm

Thanks for joining us for the 19th annual Great Falls Studios Art Tour!  We had a record number of visitors over the three days of Art Tour, and had a blast!
The Arts of Great Falls artists studios in the Village Centre
(The Atelier and The Artists’ Loft) were both open to the public.  Visitors met the artists, watched artists at work, participated in hands on activities, and purchased art. 

Click Here for Art Tour 2022 Details

8th Annual Paint Great Falls: Sept. 7-11, 2022

The 8th Annual Paint Great Falls competition is now over, but you can view paintings from this annual Plein Air competition on our website.  Painters brave the elements to capture scenes throughout Great Falls, Virginia.  This competition has been hosted by The Arts of Great Falls for 8 years, so look for more information on the 2023 event very soon!  Many thanks to Celebrate Great Falls for sponsoring the 2022 cash prizes, including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place – plus the Quick Paint Award. 
 
Community members came out to watch the artists paint on location, attend the Quick Paint competition on the Village Centre Green, and attended the Award Reception at The Gallery.  
 
The Paint Great Falls exhibit can now be viewed online, by clicking the link below.

Paint Great Falls 2021: Online Gallery

Art Enthusiasts can still enjoy the 2021 Annual Paint Great Falls Exhibit online.
Thank You to the Event Judges: Gavin Galkas and Marcia Klioze for graciously judging all of the artists’ work, and to three Celebrate Great Falls Foundation, our community partner, for sponsoring the prizes!

Online Gallery Click Here