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Multiple Exposures Gallery Presents “Recto / Verso,” a Solo Exhibition by MEG Artist Matt Leedham

August 21 - October 2

Recto / Verso is a story of alternate realities before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.  Matt Leedham's exhibition encompasses two creative mediums – photography and bookbinding.  One represents Leedham's creative journey before the pandemic, and one represents his creative journey during the pandemic.  Combined, they enabled Leedham to express his artistic vision more completely than through the use of either medium separately.


Scope Gallery

August 29 @ 11:00 am - October 2 @ 6:00 pm

Come see what inspires our artists this month. From wrens outside a kitchen window to paintings by Picasso ceramic artists are inspired by a variety of sources. With the Kiln Club.

Jennifer Dunbar’s Exhibition “Elemental”

Printmakers Inc

September 5 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Printmaker's Inc. presents new reduction woodblock prints by Jennifer Dunbar. Jennifer takes inspiration from her experience of place and uses a vocabulary of shape and hue to immerse the viewer in the feeling of a setting. "Elemental" explores the experience of woodlands, caves, deserts, flowering fields, and underwater landscapes.

Fall is more than a Feeling

September 8 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm

Come and Visit the Enamelists Gallery now that the weather is cooler and the colors change from bright to warm. We are always happy to see you No matter the season!

Body Talk

Target Gallery

September 17 - October 30

Exhibition Dates: September 17 - October 30 Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 14     The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents Body Talk, an all-media group exhibition themed on self-portraiture, figural work, or depictions of the self on view in Target Gallery and Studio 9. The goal for this exhibition is to explore themes of identity, culture, gender, and mental health through the expression of the physical form.   Participating artists:  Jenna Alderiso, Melbourne, FL Aliana Grace Bailey, Washington, DC Laurie…

Nature’s Dance

Potomac Fiber Arts

September 20 - October 16

Suggested by the dancing leaves of autumn

Through Our Eyes

Through Our Eyes: Finding Home Again

October 1 - November 6

Each year 600,000 military family members change duty stations, leaving behind support networks, community resources, and homes. 80% of military children of active duty members attend public schools throughout the United States–entering communities with little, if any, understanding of their particular challenges. Through Our Eyes: Finding Home Again is an exhibit by high school students from military families. Through photographs and captions, they tell the stories of their transitions to the National Capital Region during the summer of 2022. This…

Bold and Fierce – Membership Show

Van Landingham Gallery

October 2 - October 31

The Torpedo Factory Artists' Association's (TFAA) Van Landingham Gallery presents Bold and Fierce, a new juried membership show featuring artworks by Diana Papazian, Joyce Zipperer, Samantha Shelton, Guido Zanni, Jennifer Brewer Stone, Rebecca McNeely, Mary Beth Griffin, Melanie Kehoss, and Helen Power.  Artists showcase works that are 1) Bold, meaning brave, flashy, and showy, such as brightly colored and high contracts works, and / or 2) Fierce, which means wild, savage, eager, severe, and / or intense.  The perfect for the…

“Walk-in Photography Critiques” First Sunday of Each Month at Multiple Exposures Gallery

Multiple Exposures Gallery

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, happening 36 times

Multiple Exposures Gallery will host a photography critique on the first Sunday of every month from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.  These events begin on September 4, 2022 and are open to the public.  Interested photographers may stop by our gallery to share their work with a MEG member artist who will review and offer advice.  MEG recommends bringing a portfolio of prints, but members are happy to review digital images on an electronic device (iPad or notebook computer).

Pot Luck!

Scope Gallery

October 3 @ 11:00 am - November 6 @ 6:00 pm

Were you invited to bring your favorite green bean salad to your friends pot luck dinner but want to make it special? Choose a handcrafted bowl from a local artist to showcase your dish. In conjunction with Art Safari. With the Ceramic Guild.

Faux Fall is here!

October 6 - November 2

In our area we have a time of year we call Faux Fall. It is like fall threatening to arrive but many 90 degree days are still in the forecast. Stop by the Enamelists Gallery and get a taste of fall with the benefit of summer warmth.

The Late Shift: Masquerade

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

October is a time for reflection and renewal. Put on your favorite fall colors, sip your pumpkin-spice latte, and enjoy the cooler weather as we put on a fall masquerade. Costumes are optional but HIGHLY ENCOURAGED. Best dressed will win a special prize at our presentations at 8:30 pm. Featuring DJ sets with all your favorite October and Halloween-themed music. In partnership with our community makerspace friends at Nova Labs.

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