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Putting the “Art” in “Heart”

The Torpedo Factory Art Center holds a free Art Night every 2nd Thursday of each month, from 6-9 p.m. It’s a great opportunity to browse the galleries and studios, and interact with the artists.

February’s Art Night event is sure to set all of you romantic’s hearts aflutter, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Here are the sweet deets courtesy of The Torpedo Factory:

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!

Photo via cpoldtownalexandria.

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