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Summer Art Camp

June 16 - August 22
Week-long Summer Art Camps & Teen Workshops at The Art League are offered from June 16 through August 22.

Penelope Barringer’s FLORA{L}

July 2 - August 31
FLORA {L} The new exhibit of monotypes by Penelope Barringer marks both artistic and stylistic departures for the Arlington resident, a co-founder and director of the printmaking shop Discover Graphics Atelier since its opening in 1983. The show’s title, “FLORA {L},” suggests the ambiguities raised by the artist’s approach to the complex problems by bringing together the subjects of flowers, whether as objects of art, or objects for study, or simply as blooms. The color possibilities of the monotype process are…

Steven Walls: Transient States

July 19 - August 31
Steven Walls' large-scale figurative paintings depict the states between visual perception, memory, waking life and dreams.


July 28 - August 31
Take a cool, fresh look at clay, from sandy beach ware to flowing turquoise-glazed forms to marine-themed mud. Stop by before heading to the shore! With the Kiln Club


August 5 - September 7
Our inspiration: heat, flame, elementals, burning, arson, passion, fiery tempers, anger, explosive situations, BBQ, camp fires, fire flies.


August 5 - 31
Fine Art Photography Exhibition Juried by Kathleen Ewing. Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA announces an upcoming fine art photography exhibition. The theme, “Dog Days of Summer” focuses on the hot, languid, summer season. The exhibition opens on Tuesday August 5th and runs through Sunday August 31st. It is free and open to the public. The show is juried by Kathleen Ewing, owner of Kathleen Ewing Gallery. In 2009 the gallery was relocated to…

Shelly Shen Mini-Show: Mid-Summer Dream

August 5 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 6:00 pm
The imaginative enamel work of new artist Shelly Shen is featured.


August 6 - September 8
The Art League's annual juried (land)scape show, ’Scapes is open to interpretations of not just landscapes but cityscapes, seascapes, and skyscapes, real or imagined.


August 6 - September 8
A showcase of work by Art League sculptors and 3-D artists.

Art Material Market

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Artists from the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association and the greater metropolitan area will offer their gently used art supplies, tools, materials and ephemera for sale or trade during the 2nd Annual Artist Materials Market.
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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