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Neck Decors


June 2 - August 2
The artists at Fiberworks present unique neck pieces.

The Nation’s Guest: Lafayette in Alexandria, 1824

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

June 6 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
A new exhibit, “The Nation’s Guest: Lafayette in Alexandria, 1824″ features a collection of artifacts excavated from various sites in Old Town associated with the Marquis de Lafayette’s 1824 visit to Alexandria. Learn about the elaborate parade organized by the inhabitants of Alexandria for the Marquis on October 16, 1824. Also on display, is an edition of Lafayette’s memoires, published in Paris in 1794.

Partners and Pairings

Scope Gallery

June 29 - August 2
Why get one, when you can have two? And three is better, don’t you agree? Artists show how complimentary glazes and shapes unite forms while creating sets of salt and pepper shakes, nested bowls, chip and dips, rice and soup bowls. Artisanal pairings for cream and sugar, sushi, and tea make a statement. Stagger, stack and nestle them together from original wall art to handmade table ware. Artists’ present their personal Summer recipes alongside their handmade work. (In conjunction with…

Infinite Relief

Printmakers Inc

July 1 - August 31
Solo exhibition by Norma Pfaff.

Some like it hot!


July 8 - August 2
The Enamelists get stunning results when items are fired at high temperatures. Featuring eutectic and other items from very hot kilns.


The Art League

July 8 - August 3
An exhibit of Art League artist work juried by Jennifer Lindsay.

Shiho Rice: Quietly Cutting Through

The Art League

July 9 - August 3
“Having lived in both North America and Japan, my artwork is an expression of my own perspective of mixed cultures.” Kirié is the Japanese artform in which a single piece of black paper is cut to create an image, resulting in a piece that can look at first glance like an ink drawing or a woodcut. With this simple material Rice creates complex and surreal worlds of mystery and delight.

Leigh Merrill: Cloud Seeding

July 25 - August 30
Dallas-based artist Leigh Merrill assembles photos and videos to create fictional images that are familiar, yet unfamiliar, recognizable, but not place-able, to examines the relationship between construction and control in urban, suburban, and rural spaces.


Potomac Fiber Arts

July 28 - August 30
Our inspiration is taken from march music, bands, baton twirlers, flags, floats and balloons.

Multiple Exposures Gallery Summer Group Show Juried by Brady Robinson

Multiple Exposures Gallery

July 28 - September 6
Multiple Exposures Gallery invites you to our summer group show of fine art photography.  This group exhibition was juried by E. Brady Robinson.  Brady is a photographer and educator based in Washington D.C. whose work has been featured in numerous publications and is held in many significant collections. The exhibition opens July 28th and runs until September 6, 2015.


Scope Gallery

August 3 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 6:00 pm
Sculptural inspirations take center stage in a study of dimensions and pleasing pottery in the round. Forms focus on gestural movement, compelling curves and emotional intent. (In conjunction with the Art League’s “Scape” and “Taking Shape” show) With the Washington Ceramic Guild.

Sultry Colors


August 4 - September 7
The Enamelists come up with colors that smolder -- yellows, oranges, reds.
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Thursdays10am - 9pm
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