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HOT NEWS: Patron’s Show 2020 Tickets On Sale Now!

The Torpedo Factory is filled to the rafters with enthusiastic art patrons at every Patron’s Show. Photo by Scott MacConomy

ALEXANDRIA, VA- The early bird gets the art! Tickets for The Art League’s 52nd Patrons’ Show Fundraiser—February 16, from 6:00 p.m. to midnight—are now on sale. Part fundraiser, part block party, and lots of fun, this much anticipated annual event features over 600 original works of fine art, valued at $225 and up, that are donated by Art League and Torpedo Factory artists. The number of tickets sold matches the number of art pieces donated.

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Two weeks before the drawing, the Patron’s Show opens for viewing in The Art League Gallery and online. During that time, ticket holders can note their favorite pieces so they will be prepared to select from available artwork when their turn arrives during the drawing.

On the evening of February 16, the atmosphere is festive and excitement builds as tickets are randomly drawn, names are announced, and participants get to select a work of art to take home.

Whether you are a seasoned collector or an art newbie, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to acquire quality art while supporting a great non-profit organization and a community of artists. Tickets are available at


Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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