The Western Loudoun Art and Studio Tour has gone online this year, and the virtual experience kicked off Friday, June 5. 

Organizers have also launched an online interview series with participating artists in a range of media. Several interviews are already available at the WLAST Facebook page, and new conversations with Chip Beck, Kathy Beck, Ed and Claire Cutshall and Teresa Jardines debut Friday. 

Go to wlast.org for the tour and to facebook.com/wlast to tune in to artist interviews.

Leesburg’s Clay and Metal Loft kicks off the WLAST tour with a live online studio tour featuring demonstrations and a few surprises Saturday, June 6 at 3 p.m. Check it out at facebook.com/theclayandmetalloft.