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Beauty and the Beasts

Scope Gallery

September 1 - 28
Artistry in clay dedicated to those with feathers for four legs! Wild, wooly and wonderful wall pieces, stunning statuettes and dishes for you and/or your critter. With the Kiln Club

The Natural World

Printmakers Inc

September 1 - October 31
The artists of Printmakers Inc explore “The Natural World” through a wide range of techniques and subject matter, from micro to macro views, interpreting the extraordinary world we live in. All studio members will have work on exhibit. On view September 1 – October 31, 2014 in Studio 325.

Saaraliisa Ylitalo: In the Distance – Fewer Yesterdays Fewer Tomorrows


September 3 - October 1
Indigo dyed hand made paper, felted and spun. Opening Reception: Sunday, September 7, 1-4 pm



September 3 - October 5
The artists of the Enamelists Gallery show work that reflects the power and natural flow of the heat that is needed to fuse the enamel to the metal.

Hacking Objects of Desire

Target Gallery

September 6 - October 19
Coming to Alexandria from Norway, this exhibition of contemporary video, sound, text, and sculpture that reflects the indigenous culture and worldview of Sámi people.

Danny Conant and E. E. McCollom

Multiple Exposures Gallery

September 7 - October 12
An exhibition of new work from Multiple Exposures Gallery members Danny Conant and E.E McCollum.  Danny Conant’s portfolio of recent work is entitled “French Impressions” and E.E McCollum will be exhibiting his new portfolio “The Shadow Series.”  The exhibition will run from September 2 through October 12, 2014.  The Opening Reception will be held Sunday September 7, 2014 from 2-4 pm.

Architectural Inspiration

Potomac Fiber Arts

September 9 - October 19
Inspiration: Fiber art from architecture, a style, a particular building or detail of building, or the work of a particular architect.

Contemporary Realism

The Art League

September 10 - October 6
Art League artists tackle the genre of Contemporary Realism; representational art, where the objective is to portray the “real” and not the “ideal.”

Web Bryant: Washington From Light to Night

The Art League

September 11 - October 6
Bryant presents a visual narrative of Washington, DC in his exhibit “Washington From Light to Night.” Bryant’s oil paintings demonstrate changes to city streets and urban landscapes throughout the day and into the evening through reflections, directional light, and shadows.

ACM SIGGRAPH’s Presentation of the 2014 Computer Animation Festival

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Watch some of the world’s most innovative time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts from the past year. The Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH is partnering with the Torpedo Factory Art Center to host the 2014 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival in Alexandria, Va. The Computer Animation Festival showcases some of the year’s most dazzling and innovative collection of submitted works selected by a distinguished jury of computer graphics experts and specialists. SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival…
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  • Torpedo Factory Art Center
  • 105 N. Union St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
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Building Hours

Daily*10am - 6pm
Thursdays10am - 9pm
*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.

Contact Info

  • Telephone: 703-838-4565
  • Email: info@torpedofactory.org