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Mon, 15 Mar 2010 09:08:49 -0400
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The Workhouse Arts Center, a project of The Lorton Arts Foundation, is 
Virginia’s newest and most exciting center for history, arts and education. 
The historic buildings, once part of the DC Workhouse and Reformatory and 
now on the National Register of Historic places, provide essential visual 
and performing arts studio and exhibition space for more than 100 of the 
regions finest professional and emerging artists. The Workhouse also offers 
engaging arts education programs for people of all ages and artistic 
abilities. The public is invited to visit the studios of the working 
artists, attend musical and theatre performances, enjoy art exhibitions, 
attend outdoor concerts and events on the Quad and reserve space for 
meetings and special events.

The mission of the Workhouse Arts Center is to enrich the lives of all 
within its reach by creating a vibrant cultural community that fosters a 
diverse offering of arts, education, social and entertainment experiences 
for people of all ages.

The Workhouse has hosted a number of GMU student interns with great 
success. At this time, the community relations/fund development department 
is looking for 2 interns to assist with tasks including, but not limited to:

• The planning and implementation of a membership drive
• The planning and implementation of an annual appeal
• Membership processing, correspondence and recognition
• Donor correspondence and recognition
• Data entry and administrative tasks associated with membership and donor 
• Volunteer and guided tour management
• Possible representation of the Workhouse Arts Center through community 
outreach to include attendance at chamber meetings/events, Workhouse 
special events, and community presentations
• Proofreading, editing and possibly writing for the quarterly newsletter
• Other tasks as assigned during internship

Please send letters of interest and resumes to Julie Booth, Community 
Relations Manager, at [log in to unmask] or 703-584-2923.