WHAT: Second Thursday Art Night: Art is Everywhere
WHEN: Thursday, September 10, 6-9pm
WHERE: Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
INFO: www.torpedofactory.org; 703-838-4565
DESCRIPTION: Art is everywhere at this back to school, back to the Torpedo Factory celebration! Treat the whole family to an evening of open studios, wine and sweets, and a fun craft activity for kids. Don’t miss Target Gallery’s traveling exhibition reception and additional receptions and activities throughout the evening.
Traveling Exhibition Reception – 6 to 8pm
From 6-8pm, Target Gallery presents the reception for the show From There 2 Here featuring work from art centers around the country that have participated in a year long traveling exhibition and artwork exchange. Marian Van Landingham, founder of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, will give a gallery talk at 7pm.
Gallery Receptions – 6:30 to 8:30pm
From 6:30-8pm, The Art League Gallery hosts the reception for the All-Media Membership Show. The Art League Gallery also hosts the reception for The Special Relationship, Brenda Barthall’s solo show of paintings that convey her attachment to the United States and her native England. From 6:30-8:30pm, Multiple Exposures Gallery hosts the reception for the fine art photography show, New Work by Susan Meyers and Colleen Henderson.
Kids’ Activity – 5:30 to 6:30pm
From 5:30-6:30pm, kids will get creative with a fun craft activity. Special art activities for kids will take place at each Second Thursday Art Night throughout the rest of the year.Second Thursday Art Night is a free monthly event held on the second Thursday of each month at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Visitors are invited to browse open studios, interact with artists, and enjoy refreshments while taking part in special monthly programming and activities. From June through August, businesses throughout Old Town Alexandria participate in Second Thursday Art Night. Visit http://www.torpedofactory.org/thursday.htm for more information about Second Thursday Art Night and this month’s special activities.