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Greening the Arts

2nd Thursday Art Night: Greening the Arts
Browse Open Studios, Interact with Artists, and Enjoy Refreshments
Thursday, April 11, 6-9pm
FREE EVENT

John Rizzo – City Birds 1

City Birds 1 by John Rizzo, from Target Gallery’s Trash Talk exhibition

WHAT: 2nd Thursday Art Night: Greening the Arts

WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 6-9pm

WHERE: Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314

ADMISSION: FREE

INFO: www.torpedofactory.org; 703-838-4565 x2

DESCRIPTION: Browse three floors of open studios and galleries, converse with artists, enjoy refreshments, and live music by Guitars Not Guns at this free monthly event! Celebrate Earth Day at the receptions for eco-friendly art exhibitions – Trash Talk in Target Gallery and Beauty and the Waste in Site 2 & 3 Galleries. Then use recycled materials to craft your own environmental art at our Do-It-Yourself Creation Station. Visit The Art League Gallery for the reception for Linda Lawler: Everyday Gods & Goddesses and Flora and Fauna.

Target Gallery Reception

Visit Target Gallery from 6 to 8pm for the reception for Trash Talk. Stay for remarks at 7pm by juror Maren Hassinger.

The Art League Gallery

Stop into The Art League Gallery from 6:30 to 8pm for the reception for Linda Lawler: Everyday Gods & Goddesses and Flora and Fauna.

Live Music

Enjoy live performances by musicians from Guitars Not Guns, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help stop violence in schools and on the streets by providing a music program for at-risk teens and other deserving children.

Art for the Earth

Celebrate Earth Day and appreciate the power of art to turn trash into treasure in Beauty and the Waste in Site 2 & 3 Galleries, featuring artworks made from recycled materials by Torpedo Factory artists. Then create your own eco-friendly art with recycled materials at our Do-It-Yourself Creation Station.

2nd Thursday Art Night for April is made possible in part by our generous supporting sponsor, Relay Foods.

About 2nd Thursday Art Night: 2nd 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.

Visit http://www.torpedofactory.org/thursday.htm for more information about 2nd Thursday Art Night and this month’s special activities.

Torpedo Factory Art Center
82 Artist Studios – 6 Galleries
The Art League School – Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Gift Shop – Café by Bread & Chocolate

Open Daily 10 am – 6 pm, Open Thursdays until 9 pm
On the Waterfront in Old Town Alexandria
105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-838-4565
www.torpedofactory.org


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