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Shadé Reneé in the New Project Studio

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 1 - April 30

Experimentation/Exploration is a partnership with Olly Olly to provide support and mentorship for a local emerging artist: Shadé Reneé. Stop by her studio between March 2 - April 29. Stop by to Meet the Artist on Friday March 9, 7 - 11 pm, part of the Late Shift Art Night.

Emerging Artists of the DMV

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A panel discussion with Ksenia Grishkova, Blair Murphy, and Jack Rasmussen 8 pm Talk; 8:45 pm Q&A Target Gallery's exhibition, Emerging Artists 2018, features work by five up-and-coming artists from the region. The exhibition jurors will speak about the current state of the visual arts in the region and where it is going. Panelists are:   Ksenia Grishkova, Director of Touchstone Gallery Blair Murphy, Independent Curator Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. About Torpedo…

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

February 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

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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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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.