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Farm to Fashion: Agricouture

Torpedo Factory Art Center

January 29 @ 10:00 am - March 26 @ 6:00 pm

Farm to Fashion | Exhibition in Site 2 Exhibition Date: January 29, 2018—March 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, February 23, 2018 | 7pm - 9pm Farm to Fashion is a public art challenge exhibit created by the Loudoun Arts Council, Loudoun Economic Development, and Franklin Park Arts Center to forge new connections between the agriculture and arts communities in Loudoun County. As part of the Rural Economic Development Council’s “Loudoun VA Grown, Loudoun VA Made” initiative, F2F worked to raise public…

La Biennale di Venezia: A Torpedo Factory Review with Mirella Belshe & Guests

The Friends of the Torpedo Factory

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, February 22 for a special evening talk about the 2017 Venice Biennale through the perspective of Torpedo Factory artist Mirella Belshe (Studio 27) and a panel of invited guests. Hear a firsthand account of one of the art world's most respected events, featuring photo highlights and personal anecdotes from the biennial celebration. Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Torpedo Factory and the Torpedo Factory Artists' Association.

Music and Words Veterans Event

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

All are welcome to celebrate a collaborative performance by veterans, Service members, and Grammy-nominated hiphop artist, Christylez Bacon, and six-string electric cellist, Wytold. The event is the culminating performance of a Music & Writing workshop offered at the USO Warrior and Family Center. In that workshop, local Service Members will collaborate with internationally touring poet Mahogany L. Browne as well as Christylez Bacon and Wytold to compose original songs.

Creating Engagement Among Arts Professionals

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A talk by Ruth Abraham and Jennifer Riddell of ArtTable DC
Torpedo Talks @ Second Thursday

The Late Shift: Sneak Peek

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Sneak a peek and build your wishlist at a special preview of the 2018 March150 Special Exhibition & Art Sale. Pop in the New Project Studio to celebrate emerging artists in the region during a reception with Olly Olly, a new alternative art space in the City of Fairfax. 

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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.