Event Date

Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 9:00pm
Event Location
Target Gallery at Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

The Target Gallery and the March of Dimes are teaming up to raise money for both organizations with our 3rd annual exhibition fundraiser March150 (formerly titled "March Madness"). The show includes 200 panels of artwork created by local artists, each only $150 (and only $100 the night of the Art Party on March 15th), and a free kids art activity on Sunday, March 10th.

  • Exhibition Details: March 9th - 17th, 2013Entry Dates: Panels can be paid for and picked up between January 14th through February 17thArtwork Due Back to Gallery: March 1st – 5th, 10am to 6pm

Description: The exhibition is not juried and is open to all artists with the requirement that the work must be created on the gallery's provided 10x10" wood panels. The $15 entry fee guarantees entry into the exhibition, a chance to win awards chosen by special judges, and free entry to the Art Party on Friday, March 15th. There is a limit of three entries per artists. Artist Awards: Four Awards will be given to selected artists. Three judges will each select their favorite and the gallery will award prizes to the winners the night of the Art Party on March 15th. The audience at the Art Party will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite piece which will receive the "Best of the Rest" award. Directions For Entry: Upon receipt of $15 entry fee, the gallery will provide the artist with a blank 10" square panel that the artwork must be created on. Entry fee is non-refundable. Payment can be made via cash, credit card, or check made out to TFAC. 1. Panels can be picked up in the Target Gallery now until February 17th. 2. Panels will not be shipped, and they must be hand delivered back to the gallery. 3. Finished artwork is due back to the gallery Friday, March 1st through Tuesday, March 5th 4. Panels will be sold for $150 – and $100 during the Art Party – with 10% of sales going to the local chapter of March of Dimes. The remaining proceeds will go to the Target Gallery's Outreach Programming. 5. Click here and download the complete call for entry. The prospectus contains labels that need to be filled out and attached to the back of each completed artwork.

  • Kids Art Activity Details: March 10th, 11am-1pm / FREE

Target Gallery & March of Dimes (MOD) hosts this free art activity for kids in the main hall of the Art Center. Completed artwork may be left to be part of a mini exhibition with a "Cookies and Lemonade" reception on March 14th at 6pm for the kids and their parents.

  • Art Party Details: March 15th, 7-10pm / $15 advance or $20 at the door

Tickets to this festive event include: *Discounted Artwork: 200 panels, each only $100 (regularly $150) *Prizes: Hidden behind 5 of the panels are tickets to an exclusive Progressive Dinner Party. *Music & Games *Wing-Off Competition: Sample wings by several local food vendors and vote for your favorite! *Food & Drinks: wings, pizza, cash bar & more, provided by local businesses