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Movements, Moments

Target Gallery

January 23 - March 7

Movements, Moments aims to create a dialogue on work that focuses on the intersection of art and movement. This is represented as physical movement as visual expression, such as dance or performance-based work, or movement represented conceptually, such as exploring the idea of growth or the passage of time.

Bowled Over

Scope Gallery

March 3 @ 11:00 am - March 28 @ 5:30 pm

Artist made containers for everything from apples to zucchini casserole. Pasta, salads, mashed potatoes, soup, cereal, apples, and more reveal their culinary splendor when enveloped by a handmade ceramic bowl. Featuring the Kiln Club.

Green Things

Enamelists

March 4 - April 1

Enamel has some favorite or "Dependable" colors. Green is a dependable enamel color. It fires well and plays well with others. Join us in the gallery for our March theme "Green Things".

Pricing Artwork

City of Alexandria Office of the Arts

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The City of Alexandria's Office of the Arts and Torpedo Factory Art Center are partnering with Latela Curatorial, a D.C.-based full-service art advisory firm, for a four-part workshop series designed to support artists, makers, and creative small businesses as they adapt for COVID-19. Marta Staudinger, founder of Latela Curatorial, leads the free online sessions. Each begins at noon. January 26: Portfolio & Outreach Tips for Artists February 9: E-commerce for Artists & Makers February 23: Exhibiting Art Online March 9: Pricing Artwork Content will…

11th Annual March150: Special Exhibition and Art Sale

Target Gallery

March 13 - April 3

March150 is Target Gallery’s biggest event of the year! This year, things will look a bit different, but March150 will still be one of the best places to start or grow your original local art collection. More than 100 artists created work on 10″ x 10″ panels with a myriad of subjects that capture the zeitgeist of the moment. All is priced at $150. Proceeds from all sales benefit future programs and exhibitions in Target Gallery and Torpedo Factory Art Center.…

March150 VIP First-Day Sales

Target Gallery

March 13

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. This year, the first day of March150 is a special timed-ticketed event. VIP tickets provide opportunity for collectors to get first pick in sales, while also allowing for physical distancing in Target Gallery. Build your list during the preview on Friday, March 12. Tickets range from $20 – $50, depending on desired time slot. Get Your Tickets Now Public sales begin on Sunday, March 14, at 10 a.m. This is event is presented in collaboration with Factory Society.

March150 Artist Talks

Target Gallery

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Sunday @ 2pm March 14, 21, and 28 facebook.com/targetgallery March150 features a diversity of artists, from amateur to professional. Hear from some of the participants every Sunday starting March 14. Find them via Target Gallery’s Facebook page.

Checks and Balances

Potomac Fiber Arts

March 17 - April 18

March150 Artist Talks

Target Gallery

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Sunday @ 2pm March 14, 21, and 28 facebook.com/targetgallery March150 features a diversity of artists, from amateur to professional. Hear from some of the participants every Sunday starting March 14. Find them via Target Gallery’s Facebook page.

FREE March150 Virtual Art Party

Target Gallery

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us on Zoom! The best part of March150 is moving online this year, and it's FREE! Join an evening of performances, artist talks, trivia, and discounted art sales. For those who attend the Virtual Art Party live, artwork is priced at $100. The special pricing continues for attendees until the show’s close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 3. Check back soon for an updated schedule of events. This is event is presented in collaboration with Factory Society.

March150 Artist Talks

Target Gallery

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Sunday @ 2pm March 14, 21, and 28 facebook.com/targetgallery March150 features a diversity of artists, from amateur to professional. Hear from some of the participants every Sunday starting March 14. Find them via Target Gallery’s Facebook page.

Environmentally Aware

Scope Gallery

April 1 @ 11:00 am - May 2 @ 5:30 pm

Forget the paper and styrofoam plates, bowls and cups and support the environment this month by choosing handmade ceramic items for your table. In recognition of Earth Day 2021 ten percent of April’s sales will be donated to an environmental cause TBD. Featuring the Ceramic Guild.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
Email: torpedofactory@alexandriava.gov
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Modified Hours for COVID-19

Wednesday - Sunday10 am - 6 pm

Entrance and exit are via sliding doors on the Waterfront and Union Street only. No capacity limit, but masks are required for admittance and social distancing should be observed for the duration of the visit. Check Today’s Hours for expanded information.

Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit.

Torpedo Factory Art Center is closed for New Year's Day, Inauguration Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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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.