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Connecting the Dots 2: Dot’s Beauty Salon

October 6 - December 28

The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes back The HRCHY to the New Project Studio for a follow-up to their successful 2016 project, "Connecting the Dots," an ongoing exhibition dedicated to highlighting urban artists from unique backgrounds living in the DC, MD, and VA metropolitan area.

Torpedo Talks: Marisela Rumberg

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Marisela Rumberg is a Fiber-Artist, Award-Winning Quilter and Certified Zentangle Teacher. She is a member of the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery in Studio 29 at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Marisela finds inspiration for her art in nature and the history, legends, traditions and stories of her native Mexico. Find out more about the "Dia de los Muertos" tradition in this talk about legends, stories, traditions, and quilts.

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. 

Community Writing Workshop with Susanna Sonnenberg

Community Building Art Works

October 30 @ 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! October's workshop will be led by Susanna Sonnenberg, who is the author of two NYT best-selling memoirs, HER LAST DEATH and SHE MATTERS: A LIFE IN FRIENDSHIPS. Her work has appeared in many magazines, newspapers and anthologies, and she regularly teaches writing workshops in Missoula and elsewhere.

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

April 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center's monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

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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.