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Photo ’15 National Photography Exhibition

Multiple Exposures Gallery

October 20 - November 29
Photo ’15 National Photography Exhibition juried by Sarah Greenough, Senior Curator and Head of Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art.  Fine Art photography of 34 selected artists will be on exhibition from October 20 to November 29, 2015.  Exhibition Reception, Juror’s Talk and Presentation of Awards will be held on November 1,  2015 from 2 – 4 pm.

2015 Post-Graduate Residents

Target Gallery

October 24 @ 10:00 am - November 29 @ 6:00 pm
Target Gallery features an interactive selfie wall, the story of banished Quakers, an experiment in the financial value of art, and a ghostly history of the Torpedo Factory.

Entertaining and Occasions

Scope Gallery

October 26 @ 10:00 am - November 29 @ 6:00 pm
Turkey is already on the menu; like clockwork, mom will roll out the rolls and Aunt Betty will scorch the scalloped potatoes. The usual suspects of holiday table can be shaken up in presentation with the assistance of jolly holiday potters as they create original centerpieces, servers, platters, bakers, trays and more for upcoming occasions. With the Washington Ceramic Guild.

Extravagant Enamels


November 3 - 29
The Gallery artists are challenged to create new forms and color combinations.

Mini MAX

The Art League

November 5 - December 1
Art League artists explore scale with these exhibits, restricted to the very large and very small.

Artistic Vision: Redefining the Picture Frame

The Art League

November 5 - 29
Exhibit curator William Adair began his career in frame conservation at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery.

Register for Winter Art Classes

The Art League

November 9, 2015 @ 9:30 am - January 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
The Art League School offers classes in virtually all of the fine arts, and a wide variety of crafts, with some of the most talented and well known artists in the country. Courses are offered for every skill level to ages five and up.

Winter Wonderland

Potomac Fiber Arts

November 17, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Sparkle and shine, white and snowy.

Fiberworks looks forward to the Holidays!

November 17, 2015 - January 2, 2016
Skip all the shopping craziness and buy something special, one-of-a-kind and hand made by the eight artists at Fiberworks.

TAG on 3RD: Gallery 311 Opening Exhibition

November 19 - December 31
New space, new art will be on display at the Torpedo Factory’s newest gallery. TAG on 3RD: Gallery 311 Opening Exhibition, a new show at the Torpedo Factory’s Associates’ Gallery (TAG), features the work of 17 artists, including painters, photographers and ceramic and fiber artists. The exhibit begins on November 19 and will run until  December 31. TAG is open 7 days a week, from 11am to 6pm. The Associates’ Gallery is re-opening in a newly renovated space on the Torpedo Factory’s third floor, studio…

Small Business Saturday

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Shop small and buy unique, one-of-a-kind gifts of art this year for the holidays.

Ornamentation of the Season

Scope Gallery

November 30, 2015 @ 10:00 am - January 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The bling of the holidays has hit the Gallery as artists present oodles of ornaments, seasonal items and handmade gifts. Shiny and bright, bowls, vases and plates are stars of the show as the holiday spirit is in the hands of artisans. With the Kiln Club.
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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Email: info@torpedofactory.org
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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. *The Torpedo Factory is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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