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LE DRIP: The Uncontainable Sauce of Black Essence

Target Gallery

April 23 - July 17

The LE DRIP series is a group of mixed media portraits created as a tribute to the black community and celebrates the essence, beauty, and magic of this resilient and often undervalued group of people.

National Parks Revisited

Potomac Fiber Arts

June 7 - July 10

Through These Eyes

Target Gallery

June 10 - September 4

On view in Studio 9. Exhibition dates: June 10 - September 4 Exhibition Reception: Friday, June 10, 7-10PM As an extension of Target Gallery the Torpedo Factory Art Center is hosting the pop-up video exhibition, Through These Eyes, in Studio 9 of the Art Center during the summer of 2022. This exhibition features a series of videos that focuses on perspectives of underrepresented identities, including BIPOC identity, LGBTQ+ identity, and physical or mental disabilities in the form of film shorts,…


Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

June 28 - July 31

The Torpedo Factory Artists Association's Van Landingham Gallery, located in 311, presents "Soar" a membership show featuring artworks by Joyce Zipperer, Samantha Shelton, Guido Zanni, Tom Kelly, Eileen O'Brien, Jennifer Brewer Stone, and Rebecca McNeely.  Additionally the gallery is offering small gifts, art cards, block printed totes, and jewelry.  Artworks include original hand pulled prints, photography, paintings, and sculpture.  Torpedo Factory Artists Associations is a nonprofit organization with more than 200 member visual artists.  


Potomac Fiber Arts

July 12 - August 14

Turning Tides

Target Gallery

July 23 - September 11

Exhibition Dates: July 23 - September 11, 2022 Exhibition Reception: Friday, August 12, 2022, 7-9PM The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents Turning Tides, a group exhibition that explores the impact of climate change on view in Target Gallery. This exhibition discusses the issue through a variety of artworks represented from with different styles and medium's coming together in a dialogue. Participating Artists: Rachel Cole, Brooklyn, NY Chris Combs, Washington, DC Katie Ione Craney, Haines, AK Pam Eichner, Silver Spring, MD…

Ancient Writing

Potomac Fiber Arts

August 16 - September 18

Dead languages, hieroglyphics, cuneiform, Phoenician, Linear B, and many others

Body Talk

Target Gallery

September 17 - October 30

Exhibition Dates: September 17 - October 30 Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 14 Target Gallery presents, Body Talk, an all-media group exhibition themed on self-portraiture, figural work, or depictions of the self. The goal for this exhibition is to explore themes of identity, culture, gender, and mental health through the expression of the physical form. In tandem this exhibition, Target Gallery will also be hosting a pop-up video installation in Torpedo Factory Art Center’s studio 9, which will feature short video…

Nature’s Dance

Potomac Fiber Arts

September 20 - October 16

Suggested by the dancing leaves of autumn


Potomac Fiber Arts

October 18 - November 13

Halloween and Day of the Dead season

2022 Fall Salon

Target Gallery

November 5 - December 11

Exhibition Dates: November 5 - December 11, 2022 Exhibition Reception: Sunday, November 13, 2 - 4PM The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes back Target Gallery’s fall art sale this year to support affordable art buying for art lovers and collectors. For this special exhibition, we will have up to 100 original artworks for sale in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, by artists local to the greater DC metropolitan region. Each piece will be…

Let’s Light It Up

Potomac Fiber Arts

November 15, 2022 - January 8, 2023
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