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October 2018


Art of Armistice

Target Gallery

October 27 - December 2

Reception: Friday, November 9, 2018 | 7-9 pm Target Gallery presents Art of Armistice, a group exhibition that explores the after effects of war. This exhibition will focus on the physical, mental, and cultural effects war has on the world through the perspective of both civilians and veterans alike. This exhibition will be paired with different public programs in honor of the 100th year anniversary of the ground breaking of the former munitions plant that the Torpedo Factory Art Center now…

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December 2018

2018 Post-Grad Residents

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December 8, 2018 - January 21, 2019

Reception: Friday, December 14, 2018 | 7-9 pm Target Gallery presents the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 2018 Post-Graduation Residents: Alexis Gomez, Kelly Johnston, Lyric Prince, and Sara Roberts. These four artists have each had three months in our Residency studio, developing new work and interacting with the public. For this culminating exhibition, each artist displays some of their best work they made during their time here.

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January 2019


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January 19, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Reception: Friday, February 8, 2018 | 7-10 pm Target Gallery presents RITUALISMS, a group exhibition that explores how rituals are an intrinsic part of the human experience. Whether it be through personal rituals, such as daily habits or quirks, or through a larger cultural context, such as religious or cultural ceremonies, the work in this exhibition will address the universality of rituals and how they foster connection or isolation. Participating Artists Gail Borowski Paula Brett Elizabeth M. Claffey Mark Harrington Megan…

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March 2019

March150: 9th Annual Special Exhibition & Art Sale

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March 9, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Save The Date: March150 Art Party Friday, March 29, 7 – 10 pm | Awards @ 9 pm Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns to the Torpedo Factory Art Center for the 9th year. Proceeds benefit future exhibitions and programs at Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory. Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, collected more than $15,000 in 2018 through March150. This yearly all-media exhibition features over 200 works created and…

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April 2019

2019 Emerging Artists

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April 10, 2019 - June 5, 2019

Target Gallery presents a new yearly exhibition featuring the work of 4 emerging artists to spotlight new talent and the up-and-coming artistic innovators of the D.C. metropolitan area. The selected artists this year include: Kate Gorman, Kim Sandara, Madeline A. Stratton, and Sean Sweeney. The jury panel for this opportunity was: Adah Rose Bitterbaum, founder and director of Adah Rose Gallery; Philippa Hughes, founder of The Pinkline Project; and Dawne Langford, founder of Quota  Image Credit: Kim Sandara, 1, 2017. Acrylic…

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June 2019

2019 Solo Exhibition

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June 14, 2019 - August 4, 2019

Target Gallery presents their annual solo exhibition for the summer of 2019.  In this competitive opportunity, one solo proposal will be selected for the exhibition by a panel of jurors. The selected proposal will be announced on our website in January 2019. The jury panel for this opportunity is: Sandy Guttman, DC-based independent curator; Michael Matason, Gallery Manager of DC Arts Center; and Terence Nicholson; DC-based artist.

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