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Find Art with Heart this 2nd Thursday Art Night

From the Torpedo Factory:

WHAT:              2nd Thursday Art Night: Made With Love

WHEN:             Thursday, February 9, 6-9pm

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

ADMISSION:     FREE

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

DESCRIPTION: Fall in love with a unique work of art as you browse open studios and galleries and enjoy an amorous evening, complete with flowers, candy, live music, and more! Visit the reception for Love Notes in Studio 9 to find inspiration to craft your own Valentine at our Do-It-Yourself station. Support the American Heart Association by participating in a Community Heart Sculpture. Memorialize the night by giving your loved one a smooch in our Kissing Photobooth.

Art with Heart

Fall in love with a unique work of art or find a gift for that special someone as you browse open studios and galleries! Sample sweets at our candy buffet and enjoy live music by guitarist Gregg Hammond. Flowers will be given to the first 200 guests in honor of the upcoming lover’s holiday.

Love Notes Opening

Visit Studio 9 from 6-8pm for the opening of the Love Notes exhibit, featuring handmade valentines by Torpedo Factory artists.

Community Heart Sculpture

Participate in a community heart sculpture by donating $1 to write your own love note which will be used to fill in the heart sculpture. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.

Artist of the Year Announcement

The Friends of the Torpedo Factory will announce the 2012 Artist of the Year in Target Gallery at 6:30pm. The winner of this annual competition, open to all Torpedo Factory artists, will be awarded a cash prize and a month-long exhibition in Target Gallery during the summer.

DIY Valentines & Kissing Photobooth

Create a keepsake for a loved one just in time for Valentine’s Day at our Do-It-Yourself Valentine Station, and steal a smooch at our Kissing Photobooth. Enjoy fun activities throughout the evening!
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.