Call for Student Art! ARTfactory Accepting Submissions for High School Art Competition

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CALL FOR ART –
Competition Guidelines/”How to Enter”
Off
the Wall #19
High School Art Exhibit & Competition
Sponsored by Lockheed
Martin and presented by ARTfactory.

Contact Info: Gallery Director, Jordan Exum | jexum@VirginiaARTfactory.org
| 703-330-2787

Exhibit
Dates:

December 21-January 30, 2023

Open House/Awards Ceremony:
Saturday, January 7, 2-4 pm
(Snow Date: January 14)

Click
here for the competition guidelines PDF.

Submission Deadline:

Sunday, November 20 by 5 pm
(all categories)

Notice of Acceptance:
November 22 by 6 pm (via email)

Artwork Delivery Dates:
*Delivery
will occur during the week of December 5.
(*Exact
dates and times will be sent to all accepted student artists via confirmation
email. Students are responsible for delivering their art to ARTfactory
9419 Battle St, Manassas, VA 20110.)

What is “Off the Wall”?
The highly anticipated Off the Wall competition
returns for its 19th year! Each year
the area high school students are invited to share their talent by
participating in a high school art exhibit and competition sponsored by
Lockheed Martin. The competition encourages student expression and creativity
in a professional setting.

The exhibit includes student work in the following categories: Art &
Technology, Painting/Drawing, Poetry, Wearable Art,
and our newest
category: Photography! Each category is adjudicated by a professional in
the field.

Traveling Exhibition:
At
the closing of the exhibit on Jan. 30, some or all of the Off the Wall #19 artwork will travel to Lockheed Martin’s Manassas
location for a month long exhibition. It
is optional to participate in the traveling exhibition.

Who is eligible to enter?
All students grades 9-12 who are currently enrolled in public, private or home
schools in the City of Manassas, Manassas Park, & Prince William County are
eligible to participate.

The Friends of Chinn Park Regional Library will hold a Used Book Sale from October 19-22 at the library. Wednesday, October 19 is Membership Only Night from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. (You may join at the door). The sale is open to the general public Thursday and Friday, October 20-21 from 10:00am – 4:30pm. A bag sale of leftover items will be on Saturday, October 22 from 10:00am – 2:30pm at a $1.00 a bag. The sale includes books, DVD’s, CD’s, LP’s, audiobooks and magazines. With the exception of our “Specials Section”, all items are $2 or less. All teachers get a 20% discount. For additional information, call 703-792-4800 or contact us at chinnparkfriends@gmail.com.

The Friends of Chinn Park Regional Library will hold a Used Book Sale from October 19-22 at the library. Wednesday, October 19 is Membership Only Night from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. (You may join at the door). The sale is open to the general public Thursday and Friday, October 20-21 from 10:00am – 4:30pm. A bag sale of leftover items will be on Saturday, October 22 from 10:00am – 2:30pm at a $1.00 a bag. The sale includes books, DVD’s, CD’s, LP’s, audiobooks and magazines. With the exception of our “Specials Section”, all items are $2 or less. All teachers get a 20% discount. For additional information, call 703-792-4800 or contact us at chinnparkfriends@gmail.com.

The Friends of Chinn Park Regional Library will hold a Used Book Sale from October 19-22 at the library. Wednesday, October 19 is Membership Only Night from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. (You may join at the door). The sale is open to the general public Thursday and Friday, October 20-21 from 10:00am – 4:30pm. A bag sale of leftover items will be on Saturday, October 22 from 10:00am – 2:30pm at a $1.00 a bag. The sale includes books, DVD’s, CD’s, LP’s, audiobooks and magazines. With the exception of our “Specials Section”, all items are $2 or less. All teachers get a 20% discount. For additional information, call 703-792-4800 or contact us at chinnparkfriends@gmail.com.

The Friends of Chinn Park Regional Library will hold a Used Book Sale from October 19-22 at the library. Wednesday, October 19 is Membership Only Night from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. (You may join at the door). The sale is open to the general public Thursday and Friday, October 20-21 from 10:00am – 4:30pm. A bag sale of leftover items will be on Saturday, October 22 from 10:00am – 2:30pm at a $1.00 a bag. The sale includes books, DVD’s, CD’s, LP’s, audiobooks and magazines. With the exception of our “Specials Section”, all items are $2 or less. All teachers get a 20% discount. For additional information, call 703-792-4800 or contact us at chinnparkfriends@gmail.com.

We are looking forward to welcoming the fall season with All Things Autumn and would love for you to join us! Bring along friends and family for a special fall treat and the amazing Scott Shelsta! You are in for a real show!

 

Join ARTfactory and Rooftop Productions for the third installment in their fall comedy series featuring The Pun-demics on Saturday, October 15th, 2022 at 7:30pm. 

The event will be located in the ARTfactory’s Kellar Family Theater on the third floor at 9419 Battle St., Manassas, VA 20110. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.VirginiaARTfactory.org/Tickets. For more information on the show, please call Kimberly Kemp, Director of Theatre Arts at (703) 330-2787 or visit www.VirginiaARTfactory.org. 

The cast features Jay Tilley, Tice Rust, Jessica Kennedy, Matt McDarmott, and Steve Cohen. There will be a cash bar available and the doors will open at 7pm. 

For a complete listing of adult and children’s events at the ARTfactory, visit our website at www.VirginiaARTfactory.org.

Press Contact: Kimberly Kemp, Director of Theatre Arts

Kimberly@VirginiaARTfactory.org

(703) 330-2787

9419 Battle Street, Manassas, VA 20110

 

 

Audition for a role in ARTfactory’s Pied Piper Theatre’s production of Big Fish on Friday, October 28 from 5:30pm – 9:30pm or Saturday, October 29 from 9am – 1pm. Callbacks will be Sunday, October 30 from 1pm – 4pm. Rehearsals will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at Baldwin Elementary School from 6pm – 8:30pm and Saturdays at the ARTfactory from 9 am – 1 pm.

Sign up for a time to audition at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040f45a8a72fa7f58-pied. Prepare 30 seconds of a song that you are comfortable singing and that will demonstrate your range and a one minute monologue that highlights your acting abilities. Wear dance or athletic attire and jazz shoes (or a smooth soled shoe) for the audition. Download the Audition Form on https://www.virginiaartfactory.org/events/ppt-auditions-for-big-fish/ and bring with you to auditions along with a headshot or recent photo.

Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish tells the story of a father and son’s strained relationship due to the father’s seemingly outlandish stories about his life, and the son’s distrust of his father’s credibility. Wanting to uncover his father’s truth, Will embarks on a journey where he meets interesting individuals he has heard about from his father.

Big Fish will be performed at Merchant Theatre in the Hylton Performing Arts Center Saturday, January 28 at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday, January 29 at 3pm. Big Fish production staff include David Johnson (Director), Mara Cerven (Music Director), Megan Marshall (Choreographer), Nicole Andres (Costumer), Jennifer Malos (Tech Director), Charlotte Steele and Tami Pugmire (Producers).

 

COVID POLICY: At this time, all cast, crew, volunteers and production staff  must be fully vaccinated to participate in this production or submit a negative Covid test every week. Face coverings are recommended throughout the rehearsal period. The cast will perform without masks.

Book by JOHN AUGUST

Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA

 

Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace 

and the Columbia Motion Picture 

written by John August

 

Big Fish is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide

 

1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. www.theatricalrights.com

 

Press Contact: Kimberly Kemp,

Director of Theatre Arts

Kimberly@VirginiaARTfactory.org

(703) 330-2787

9419 Battle St. Manassas, VA 20110

 

 

ARTfactory invites you to our first annual Haunted Hallows Ghost Tour on October 22, 2022. Our spine-tingling tours will consist of fictional and historical ghost hosts that will take you into some local shops and iconic stops in Manassas’ historic district. Be prepared to meet some other spirits along the way. 

 

 

Join our family-friendly soirée at the ARTfactory where there will be Halloween music, dancing, sweet treats, games, and our Phantom Photobooth. A special guest appearance from the Sanderson Sisters of the NOVA Realm will put on a small performance.

 

Tours will begin at 7pm and 8:15pm. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tours begin. Tickets are $25 per adult and $18 per child and can be purchased at https://www.virginiaartfactory.org/tickets/

 

To inquire about this special event or if your business would like to sponsor this event and be a part of ARTfactory history, please contact ARTfactory’s Executive Director, Talya Conroy at Talya@VirginiaARTfactory.org or call (703) 330-2787.

 

Press Contact: Talya Conroy,
Executive Director

Talya@VirginiaARTfactory.org

(703) 330-2787

9419 Battle St. Manassas, VA 20110

Bring your animals for a blessing and Thanksgiving. Event will be outside, if weather is inclement we will reschedule.

This day is in remembrance of St. Francis Assisi (October 4) who was a strong advocate for the humane treatment and god-given blessing of animals in our lives.

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