002_JG5D6495Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to the nation’s largest collection of working-artists’ open studios under one roof.

An Alexandria landmark for more than 40 years, it’s the highlight of the Potomac Riverfront, attracting approximately 500,000 visitors annually.

Find artwork in a wide variety of media–including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture–in 82 artists’ studios.

Observe the creative process and ask questions. Purchase original work for your own collection.

With so much to see, review the Visitors Guide and Map to plan your day. Don’t forget to tag @torpedofactory and #madeinalexandria in your photos.

In addition to 82 working artist studios, you will also find:

See the Torpedo Factory through visitors’ eyes