The Alexandria Museum of Art is opening its doors to the community for the month of December!

Enjoy FREE ADMISSION to the gallery and explore the “Childhood Classics” exhibit. This exhibition explores the history of children’s books from the turn of the century pen and ink Mother Goose art of Sarah Noble Ives, to the most popular works of today including the digital creations of Mo Willems. The exhibition features the original art of Dr. Seuss, the iconic Wild Things of Maurice Sendak and the perennial heroism of Garth Williams’ Stuart Little. Revisit fondly remembered characters of literature include Babar, Eloise, Madeline, The Cat in the Hat, and Dick & Jane. AMoA invites the young and the young at heart to come and experience the illustrations and the illustrators that brought your favorite childhood stories to life, then visit the museum gift shop where we have many of these classic storybooks available for purchase.

Virtual Offerings

On Wednesday, December 16 at 6pm join us for Chanukah, Art, and Religious Freedom hosted by multi-award winning educator Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh. This Zoom webinar will feature interesting Chanukah art and explores the question “who was Judith anyway?”.

To register for this event, email

This is a free event, however you must register to receive your Zoom invitation and password.

AMoA Digital Programs

Friday, December 4- Family Friday- Holiday Card Printmaking- Learn to create holiday cards and gift tags with your family!

Thursday, December 17- Mindful Moments: Fireside Mindful Moment- Take a moment for yourself and practice a mindful exercise next to the soothing flickering flames of our fire.

You can view AMoA digital programming on our Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktok. Be on the lookout for mini lessons, you may get a holiday surprise!

Holiday Concert - Thursday, December 10th

Will be held from 6pm-8pm the Alexandria Museum of Art will be hosting its’ annual holiday concert featuring the vocal stylings of Nashville Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Connye Florance accompanied by renowned Nashville pianist and music director Kevin Madill.

For proper social distancing, our holiday concert will be held outside. Tables will be provided with candlelight, holiday treats and holiday décor including our favorite holiday luminaries! Hot chocolate and spiced cider will be served, in addition ticket holders may “bring your owm” refreshments for your table. Masks are required.

$12 for a single ticket25 available
$25 for a table tat seats 210 available
$50 for a table that seats 48 available
$75 for a table that seats 614 available

Deadline to Register:  Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at midnight