Come down to the Art Park Thursday through Saturday for Free Art-Making. Water Color, Paint Sticks, Chalk, and more comprise our outside art room art-kits. It's all waiting for you right now at Ix Art Park! 

Sketch your best friend, doodle your dreams, chalk what you want to be when you grow up - we don't care what you do as long as your making art and loving every minute of it. 




Art-Making is a human right. Whether this is your first time or your work is in a gallery, we have a seat for you at our art Bar.

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Thursdays | 6PM to 10PM | Dripstone Cave

Every Thursday indulge in a creative night out  and see where your imagination takes you.


You will have full access to the Looking Glass immersive art experience, materials for art-making, and your first drink!

As the night goes on flex your vocal skills as we open up the Flowstone Stage for karaoke beginning at 8pm 


Join us for the October 28 kickoff featuring local drag performers!

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Join Ix Art Park’s Director of Education & Programs Joe Vena in a creative holiday workshop you won’t want to miss. Guests can choose from three beautiful projects that they can bring home to enjoy all season long. 

Workshop attendees receive guided instruction on different styles including Traditional, Natural, and Modern.

Holiday Workshops


Wreath Workshop

December 1 & 4 | 3 hours


  • 3-hour guided class to create a seasonal decoration to adorn your door.

  • Natural greens, pods, ornamental grasses, cones, berries, and specialty materials harvested from local farms and throughout Virginia

  • 1 wreath base form

  • Construction materials: floral spool wire and tape, stem wire, picks, ribbons and more

Kick off the holiday season with a hand-made wreath.

Ornament Shopping

Ornament Workshop

December 15 & 18 | 3 hours


  • 3-hour guided class to create a seasonal decoration to adorn your home.
    Pipe cleaners, Polymer Clay, Paints, Glitters, Glue, and Wire - anything you will need to make your ornament your own. 
    An array of ornament styles and techniques (premade ornament forms will be available)
    Tools such as scissors and hot glue guns

Perfect for younger and young at heart artists.


Garland Coyote

December 8 & 11 | 3 hour


  • 3-hour guided class to create a unique seasonal adornment for your porch or yard.

  • Spools on Spools of Garland in every color, texture, and size

  • A posable, life-sized armature, ready for garland wrapping and details

  • Construction materials: floral spool wire and tape, stem wire, picks, and more

Help restore this creative ecosystem keystone creature this holiday season.

These popular classes fill to capacity quickly – reserve your spot now!

Please note: participants must bring their own hand pruners, sharp floral snips, and garden gloves.
For the safety of all, masks are Encouraged at all in-person workshops. Festive snacks, winter wassails, and hot beverages will be offered.


Hedonistic Nights at Violet Crown

We're partnering with our friends at Violet Crown to present a series of films and art-making programs that celebrate the avant-garde arts revolution in 1980s East Village. 

Dates & Films
  • January 12, 2022: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

  • January 26, 2022: Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide

  • February 9, 2022: Wild Style

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