Loading Events

Featured Events

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › After-hours

Events List Navigation

The Late Shift: Art on the Edge

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

New and Cutting-Edge art from artists across the region, as well as artists from Torpedo Factory. Stop by for opening receptions, special artist projects, and new media, including videos, performance art, and augmented reality. The Late Shift is a free monthly after-hours series featuring exhibition receptions, music, live performances, artist talks, and more. Select Fridays, 7 - 11 pm.

Art on the Vine Art Auction & Wine Tasting Party

The Art League

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Art on the Vine – part global wine tour, part fine art tour – features a 7-day online auction of artwork by our esteemed faculty of artists. Join us for the kick-off wine-tasting party and the “Artwork Unveiling & First Bid" on Friday, June 8 from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.

In Cultural Conversation: Presented by Duende District & PEN/Faulkner

Duende District

June 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join a powerful reading & discussion with Rosalie Morales Kearns, Shade Mountain Press founder and author of Kingdom of Women, and Kirsten Imani Kasai, author of The House of Erzulie. They will be in conversation with Duende District owner, Angela Maria Spring.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

February 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

+ Export Events

Contact Us

Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
Email: torpedofactory@alexandriava.gov
Get Directions

Building Hours

Daily10 am - 6 pm*
Thursdays10 am - 9 pm
*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. Target Gallery has limited availability during City holidays.

Connect Online






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.