Date(s) - Thursday, September 17, 2020
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The “Art in Movement, Journey through Dance” art exhibit celebrates the joys of movement through dance and features the art of Belly Dance. The exhibit includes oil and acrylic paintings, watercolor, charcoal drawings, sculpture, jewelry, mixed media and more, as well as small unframed affordable artworks.
The exhibit runs September 4-26. Gallery hours are Thursday & Friday 12-6pm, Saturday 12-4pm.
View at: Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria.
Please wear a face mask and maintain 6′ of personal space. The gallery is free, open to the public, and accessible.
The exhibit includes a Belly Dance Souk. To kick off the exhibit in the first week of September, belly dancer FranzMarie will be performing inside the gallery. The performance will be filmed and shared on social media through Del Ray Artisans.
Belly Dance is expressed in many styles: Oriental (Egypt/Lebanon), Balkan (Bulgaria/ Romania/Slovenia), Folkloric (Egypt/Morocco/Algeria), Tribal (U.S.), Persian (Iran) and Odissi (India) – to name a few. These various styles communicate different cultures, languages, dress, and music while taking you on a journey around the world.