Chocolate & Shopping

Art Night at the Torpedo Factory will be December 13th from 6-9 PM. The event is free. It will include open studios and galleries, refreshments, the opportunity to interact with artists and shopping. There will also be a craft station where you can make your own holiday ornament. Our family loves this event. Don’t missContinue reading “Chocolate & Shopping”

Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill

Please don’t miss the family friendly holiday event happening tomorrow, December 1st from 4-6 PM. The excitement is taking place in the Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill in DC. There will be carolers, treasure hunts, art, light refreshments, and a charity drive for the Duke Ellington School of Arts. The galleries are in a clusterContinue reading “Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill”

Target Gallery 5x5x5 Exhibition

The Target Gallery in the Torpedo Factory is hosting a juried exhibition that will have 112 small works from around the country.  All work is under five inches in any direction. The reception will be December 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm. There will be a gallery talk by Stefanie Fedor, Executive Director of Arlington ArtsContinue reading “Target Gallery 5x5x5 Exhibition”

Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser

The Art League  is hosting their annual Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser during the King Street Art Festival. It will be held Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please visit them in Market Square (corner of King and North Fairfax Streets). For more information be sure to visit The ArtContinue reading “Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser”

King Street Art Festival (Alexandria, Virginia)

It is the 10th annual art festival in Alexandria on September 8th and 9th, 2012. Free admission. Times: Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM. Come see the city’s main street become an outdoor gallery! Please visit http://www.artfestival.com for more information. The Torpedo Factory and The Art League willContinue reading “King Street Art Festival (Alexandria, Virginia)”

The Beginning

We spent one day in DC and it was literally only the “tip of the iceberg.” There is so much to see and do it is incredible. I could spend a week in the Library of Congress. My kids could spend a month in the American Museum of Natural History.  As timing would have it,Continue reading “The Beginning”

Google Art Project

Have you visited the Google Art Project? It was launched in February 2011 and includes seventeen galleries and 1,061 high-resolution images. They are displayed in 385 gallery rooms. Wikipedia has more details regarding the pixels used, opinions expressed about the project, and a few images from the gallery. Recently, the Google Art Project visited the WhiteContinue reading “Google Art Project”