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Rob Cloutier: Virtual Reality (VR) and the Berlin Wall Experience

DC ACM SIGGRAPH

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH and the Torpedo Factory Art Center present Rob Cloutier, owner of Digital History Studios. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have the ability to enhance the education experience for museum visitors. Mr. Cloutier will focus on his involvement with the Newseum’s Berlin Wall Experience VR exhibit for the HTC Vive and how it has improved visitor engagement. He will present on key concepts for museum exhibit design, logistics of VR technology within exhibit space, as well…

2019 March150 Art Party

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

#March150 Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns! The March150 Art Party, presented by the Factory Society, is the closing reception for Target Gallery’s March150 Special Exhibition and Art Sale. All remaining artwork is priced at $100. Proceeds from artwork and event sales support future exhibitions and programs at the Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Join us for a lively evening featuring a special menu of appetizers provided by our friends at Chadwicks, a wine bar provided by Sonoma Cellar, beer…

The Late Shift: Art on the Horizon

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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

Look towards the future with a night of new and innovative art and ideas. Meet up-and-coming talent during Target Gallery’s opening for the 2019 Emerging Artists exhibition. Explore Mirror Mirror, a new temporary public art installation at King Street Park at the Waterfront by New York based design studio SOFTlab.

6th Annual Alexandria Jazz4Justice Benefit Concert

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Alexandria Bar Law Foundation, the NOVA Nighthawks and Torpedo Factory Art Center present the 6th annual Jazz4Justice Concert at the Art Center, located at 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria on Tuesday, April 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

The Late Shift

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 14, 2019

Every second Friday, enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists' studios. 

Veterans Comedy Night with ASAP

Armed Services Arts Partnership

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

The Art Center welcomes back Armed Services Arts Partnership for another comedy night featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the region. ASAP shows provide an opportunity for the civilian and military world to connect through comedy and engage in an honest dialogue about shared human experiences.

The Late Shift

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 14, 2019

Every second Friday, enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists' studios. 

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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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.