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Tim Hyde: Neighbors

Multiple Exposures Gallery

June 19 - July 29

Multiple Exposures Gallery presents an exhibition of new photography by Tim Hyde.   The new show "Neighbors" is on exhibition from June 19 through July 29, 2018.  The opening reception is Sunday June 24th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.


Potomac Fiber Arts

June 25 - July 29

Big and bold graphics, hip hop, irreverent urban décor. (Grace Mahanes, hand-felted scarf with pin)

2018 Visiting Artists Group Exhibition

Torpedo Factory Art Center & the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 6 - September 30

On View in Site 3. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a Summer Residency Program with the Torpedo Factory Artists Association, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists will have the possibility of utilizing studio space during the Summer months from June through September, where they will have the possibility of learning to work in front of an audience,…

New Art, New Voices in the New Project Studio

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 7 - October 6

Juried by Amy Lokoff, independent curator and former visual arts coordinator at the Anacostia Arts Center, this 3-month artist residency is dedicated to fostering the next generation of artists in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. 

Off the Grid

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 12 - August 31

“Off the Grid” is an exhibition featuring the artwork created by Northern Virginia inmates under the volunteer instruction of Kelli Schollard-Sincock (aka Ms. Kelli) of ‘Inspiration Matterz’. The students in Ms. Kelli’s classes range in age, background, and experience, most having never drawn before. She uses a step-by-step process utilizing a griding system to teach the basics in observation and interpretation of line, tone and texture.


Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 14 - August 19

The circle is a universal symbol. It can represent wholeness, perfection, the self, the infinite, eternity, timelessness, growth, connection to the earth and the universe, and cyclic movement. Around is a mixed media show featuring the work of twenty-one Torpedo Factory Artists' Association members. Participating artists chose work that contained circles, is circular, or has a circular narrative or elements. From the whimsical polka dot to the circle of life, selected artworks touch on the inclusion and idea of the circle in diverse…


Target Gallery

July 20 - September 2

Exhibition Dates: July 20 – September 2, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, July 20 7 – 9 pm | Gallery Talk 8 pm Target Gallery presents Illuminate, a special glow-in-the-dark exhibition that is focused on the relationship between art and light. The lights will be turned off in the gallery, turning the viewer’s attention to the illuminated artwork whether it be through the lighting of video, light installation/sculpture, or use of black light mediums. The juror for this exhibition was Emily Smith,…

Life under the Sea

Potomac Fiber Arts

July 30 - August 26

Enchanted mermaids, coral, shells, sunken ships, fish, and glorious colors.



August 7 - September 3

The artists at Fiberworks are experimenting with the scale of their work during the next few weeks—BIG+small. New work includes quilts, felted shawls, hand wovens on the Jacquard loom and much more. We are working at our studio every day. Please come to talk with the artist and learn more about techniques and the work. 


Potomac Fiber Arts

August 27 - September 30

Work exhibiting movement, curves, or swaying rhythms.


September 8 @ 10:00 am - October 21 @ 6:00 pm

Reception: Friday, September 14, 2018 | 7-10 pm Target Gallery is happy to announce selected artists for Juxtaposed, a group exhibition focusing on the contradictory or conflicting. Whether it be through the use of mixed media or the themes represented, the works in the exhibition are at odds with two or more juxtaposing concepts. Participating Artists Miranda Brandon Nora Burghardt Theresa Devine Travis Donovan Nadia Estela Ryan Lewis Brian McClear Christina Reed Pam Rogers Lyle Rushing Caroline Wayne Megan White About the…

Hats off to Autumn

Potomac Fiber Arts

October 1 - November 4

Our beautiful hats are tilted in honor of fall in our home city of Alexandria.

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