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Second Thursday Art Night

November 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy an special after-hours event at the Torpedo Factory Art Center every month. Browse open studios and galleries, interact with artists, and enjoy special programming. Stop by on your way to dinner and make an evening of it!

  • 6 – 9 pm: 
    • Share what you’re thankful for this year by adding a leaf to our Thankful Tree on the First Floor. The tree will be available throughout November to add new leaves. Come watch it fill with visitor leaves.
    • Alexandria Archaeology Museum offers an exclusive first look at artifacts that were recently unearthed during the Waterfront excavation on the eve of the city’s historic development plan.
  • 6 – 7 pm; 8 – 8:45 pm:
    • Guitarist/vocalist Stan Hamrick brings his talents, performing favorites from Sinatra, Elvis, The Beatles, Eagles, The Drifters, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Tom Petty and others.
  • 7 pm:
  • 7:30 pm:
  • 7:45 pm:
    • Lisa Schumaier (studio 16) welcomes poet Sass Brown to for a reading and signing of her new book, USA-1000. Schumaier’s work is featured as the cover art.


November 12, 2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
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Modified Hours for COVID-19

Wednesday - Sunday10 am - 6 pm

Entrance and exit are via sliding doors on the Waterfront and Union Street only. No capacity limit, but masks are required for admittance and social distancing should be observed for the duration of the visit. Check Today’s Hours for expanded information.

Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit.

Torpedo Factory Art Center is closed for New Year's Day, Inauguration Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center is part of the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.