Torpedo Factory Art Center and the Office of the Arts invites you to the 7th Annual March150 Art Party on Friday, March 24, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, located at 105 N. Union St.
Les Yeux du Monde is pleased to present Water in the Desert: New Paintings by Janet Bruce from March 31 - May 7, 2017. Janet Bruce is well known for her masterful oil paintings that merge gestural brushwork and expressive line with Mark Rothko like horizontal spaces and veils of color.
What do super heroes, bubbling beakers, and explosions all have in common? A mad scientist probably made them! Families and scouts are welcome to the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum on Sunday, April 2 to explore where real science and mad science collide. This 45-minute tour starts every 30 minutes from 1-4 p.m. and features historic medicines with surprising side effects.
Learn about the history, training and army life of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War at this special living history encampment at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site on Saturday, April 8. The program will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to all. Activities are weather dependent.
NOVA Idol 2017 returns with strong vocalists from all six campuses of Northern Virginia Community College. NOVA Idol 2017 will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at the Alexandria Campus, 4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria, VA 22311.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling – The Sky’s the Limit” reflects on the metaphor “breaking the glass ceiling”, pushing through a tough, not quite invisible barrier that keeps many from reaching their full potential or their dreams beyond a certain level in a hierarchy or in society. The exhibit runs from March 31 through April 30, at Del Ray Artisans gallery.
The National Capital Puppetry Guild of the Puppeteers of America in collaboration with the Office of the Arts will “Celebrate the World Day of Puppetry” on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.
Enjoy the thrill of a mystery, action-packed features, and everything from James Bond to Austin Powers? Then join Marymount University’s espionage-themed “Film Fest: Spies” on Tuesday, March 21 and Friday, March 24 in Reinsch Library Auditorium, 2807 North Glebe Road.