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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.


June 17 - August 3
Inspiration: the sea, lakes, rivers, taps, clouds,rain, snow, ice.

“Frozen Music,” New Works by Alan Sislen

June 24 - August 3
    In this exhibit, Washington D.C. based photographer Alan Sislen visually explores through photography the relationships between two arts – music and architecture.  The German writer and philosopher, Johann Wolfgang Von Gothe wrote, “Music is liquid architecture and architecture is frozen music.”  Many of the terms that describe one art, describe the other – rhythm, proportion, harmony, tones, textures, shapes and repetition.  The photographs in this exhibit either mimic the ebb and flow of the architecture as if it were…

Seeds of Summer

June 30 - July 27
Things are warming up and everyone’s dishing on the hot topic of Mother Nature and how her mood is changing. We’re planting the seed of the coming season of clay in the form of bud vases, floral painted centerpieces, flower pots and other warm weather originals. Do what the little bird is twittering; pay a visit to see seasonal artistry. With the Washington Ceramic Guild

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…

July All-Media Membership Exhibit

July 9 - August 4
A juried exhibit of artwork in all media by Art League members.

David Alfuth: “The Adventure”

July 10 - August 4
Using paper, ink, and glue, David Alfuth constructs exotic worlds in black and white for this exhibit of 3D collage.

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.
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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