Torpedo Factory Art Center

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March Madness at The Torpedo Factory

Monday, March 21, 2011

Lend-a-Hand

The Target Gallery and the March of Dimes are teaming up to raise money for both organizations with the appropriate title, "March Madness." This exhibit is open to ALL DC-area & regional artists with the requirement that the work be created on 10x10-inch wood panels provided by the Target Gallery.  The exhibit runs through March 27 and five awards will be announced at the March Madness Art Party on March 25.   The party starts at 7PM and  will be held in the main hall of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, right outside the Target Gallery.   As you may have guessed it by now, the theme of the evening is NCAA March Madness Tournament.  The main hall will be transformed into a pub-like atmosphere, featuring games, pub fare, live music, prizes and more!  Beat the buzzer: buy your ticket now and pay only $15.  Purchase them at the door, and pay $20.  Your ticket gains you access to the party and one drink ticket PLUS the many party festivities.

About March of Dimes
March of Dimes, a charity that is working to insure every baby is born healthy. In 2009, despite a volatile and challenging economy, the March of Dimes awarded more than $20.3 million for research grants focused on understanding and eventually preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality $2.7 million of the total research budget was invested in Prematurity Research Initiative grants to scientists researching prevention methods. In 2009, millions of people took part in special events to benefit the March of Dimes with family, friends and co-workers. 20,000 companies in 900 communities raised $75 million. Visit them on the web at http://www.marchofdimes.com

Buy your ticket now:  http://www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/target2011/MarchMadness.htm

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