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Creating Engagement Among Arts Professionals

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A talk by Ruth Abrahams and Jennifer Riddell of ArtTable DC

Torpedo Talks @ Second Thursday


8pm Talk,  8:45pm Q&A with Audience



ArtTable is a national organization focused on support and development of professional women in the visual arts. ArtTable DC’s program State of Art/DC: A Conversation explores the impact of contemporary visual art and art-making on the region. Co-Chair Ruth Abrahams and Communications Co-Chair Jennifer Riddell discuss the evolution of the program and the four editions presented to date.

Presented in collaboration with ArtTable DC.

About Torpedo Talks

Every Second Thursday of the month, join us at 8 pm for a free discussion in the main hall. Created on the belief that the arts is for everyone, we invite a different contemporary artist, curator, or activist in the creative arts world to stop by and share their knowledge in a short power-packed talk. It’s a chance to get inspired while connecting with other open-minded folks in your area.


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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Daily10 am - 6 pm*
Thursdays10 am - 9 pm
*The Torpedo Factory sometimes closes at 5 pm for private events. Check Today’s Hours to see if this could affect your visit. *Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit. *The Torpedo Factory is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Target Gallery has limited availability during City holidays.

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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.