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“Duality and Wholeness: Flip Dolls and other Healing Dolls” by Erika Cleveland & “Simple Still Life” by Mary Beth Gaiarin

Torpedo Factory Artist Association

September 12 - October 5

“Duality and Wholeness: Flip Dolls and other Healing Dolls” by Erika Cleveland & “Simple Still Life” by Mary Beth Gaiarin Open in TAG; The Associates Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, September 14 – October 5, 2017 Two featured artist shows, “Duality and Wholeness: Flip Dolls and other Healing Dolls” by artist Erika Cleveland, and “Simple Still Life” by artist Mary Beth Gaiarin will open in TAG (The Associates Gallery) on September 14, 2017. This exhibition by Torpedo Factory…

VAP Presentations: Joseph Cavalieri & Samantha Shelton

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Joseph Cavalieri • New York, NY • Studio 5; September Samantha Shelton • Alexandria, VA • Studio 328; September Join us in the main hall of the Torpedo Factory Art Center while Cavalieri and Shelton discuss their work. A meet-the-artists reception begins at 5:30 pm, with the presentations starting at 6:00 pm.

Lindsay Hall: Post-Graduate Resident Talk

Torpedo Factory Art Center

September 22 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

As Lindsay Hall wraps up her time in the Post Graduate Studio (Studio 12), we invite you to join us for a reception and artist talk, moderated by artist Danni O'Brien. Hear about the "tubes and sacks" she's had on view in her studio and what she hopes the next chapter has in store. 

44th Annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Showcase


September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes back the Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH to host the 44th Annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Showcase in Alexandria, Va. This festival showcases some of the most dazzling and innovative collection of submitted works selected by a distinguished jury of computer graphics experts and specialists.

22nd Annual Art Safari

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 21 @ 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. Dozens of artists lead budding arts enthusiasts in hands-on projects throughout the building.

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