New at the Vienna Arts Society: “Whispering Shadows” and our Artist of the Year

Vienna Arts Society artists have incorporated all sorts of shadows in the works now on display at the VAS Art Center. There are shadows on snow, shadows in the forest, shadows on brass bowls, shadows on flowers and fruit. Stop by 243 Church St NW to see this stunning collection of oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, […]

Join us for our Third Thursday Open Houses every month!

Every Third Thursday, the Vienna Arts Society welcomes the public to join us from 4-7 p.m. for an evening of art, wine and refreshments, conversation and an all-around good time. On January 18th, for example, we welcomed Star Party Winery; Ralph Reinecke, our bench craftsman extraordinaire; and Kari Govan, who has generously agreed to sponsor […]

Record Crowd Attends ‘Meet the Benches’ Preview at April’s Open House of Art

The April Open House of Art was a sneak preview of the VAS benches for Take a Seat Vienna Returns.  An estimated 150 to 200 people were the first to see all 40 VAS benches that will be placed around Vienna at the end of April and auctioned to the highest bidder in November. VAS […]

VAS wins First Place award for its float in the Town of Vienna Halloween Parade

The Vienna Arts Society float, which was among the 86 entries in the 76th annual Vienna Halloween Parade, took first place in the ‘Float with Music’ category. Our float featured original artwork on the parade theme, which was “Time Machine: Vienna in the Past, Present and Future.” The VAS float team was headed by Joyce […]

“Take a Seat Vienna” Bench Auction Draws Capacity Crowd!

A enthusiastic overflow crowd joined us at the Vienna Community Center Fieldhouse on Nov 11th for what was clearly the event of the year. It was a spectacular grand finale to a 19-month project. Our amazing team spearheaded by Ken Britz included 38 artists who painted the benches, members who worked tirelessly to handle every […]