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Community Writing Workshop

Community Building Art Works

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Community Building Art Works returns to the Riverview Room for the next Community Writing Workshop. No creative writing experience required! September's workshop will be led by the National Endowment for the Arts Lit Team: Amy Stolls (Director of Literature) Mohamed Sheriff (Literature Specialist) Jessica Flynn (Literature Specialist) Katy Day (Assistant Grants Management Specialist).

The Late Shift: Folklore

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

October is the time for stories, traditions, and folklore. It's also National Arts & Humanities Month. Hear old familiar tales and create new stories. 

23rd Annual Art Safari

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An Alexandria tradition for more than two decades, Art Safari returns for a day of hands-on activities for kids and families.

Through the 4th Wall presents “19” – Staged Reading

Through the 4th Wall

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

The musical 19 celebrates the dynamic and little-known story of Alice Paul, suffragists and their fight to get women the right to vote— the 19th Amendment. The inspirational story of these fearless women is brought to life through jazz, spoken word, dance and audience interaction.

Frontline Art & Warrior Writers

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Poetry reading and presentation of art made by veterans and active-duty members using paper made from uniforms. In partnership with USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore and Community Building Art Works. 

Through the 4th Wall presents “19” – Staged Reading

Through the 4th Wall

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

The musical 19 celebrates the dynamic and little-known story of Alice Paul, suffragists and their fight to get women the right to vote— the 19th Amendment. The inspirational story of these fearless women is brought to life through jazz, spoken word, dance and audience interaction.

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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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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.

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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.