The Workhouse Arts Center, a project of The Lorton Arts Foundation, is
Virginias 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.