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The Late Shift: Freestyle

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - July 1, 2017 @ 12:00 am

Part skate park, part secret pop-up art show, The Late Shift: Freestyle is the first of three late-night festivals over the course of the 2017 summer season. Experience late-night art happenings in the Torpedo Factory and along the riverfront. Featuring music, DIY projects, digital video projections, artists from all over the DMV, a photo booth, and more. FREE; all are welcome.

The Late Shift: Night Market

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - July 23, 2017 @ 12:00 am

Experience a late-night celebration of food, art, and music along the riverfront and in the Torpedo Factory.

The Late Shift: Boardwalk Nights

Torpedo Factory Art Center

August 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - August 19, 2017 @ 12:00 am

The last of the summer Late Shift events is Boardwalk Nights. Enjoy street performers, games, acrobats, waterfront artist market, and mermaids.

The Late Shift: STEAM-Powered December

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Science and the arts collide in December. The American Geosciences Institute joins the festivities for a night of music, interactive art, artist presentations, and more. Target Gallery celebrates the opening of Interlude: Unfinished Works. Interdisciplinary artist Fumi Amano talks about her work and her experience in the Post-Graduate Residency. Presented in collaboration with the American Geosciences Institute.

Opening Reception: Suh Yongsun (w/special guests Three EyEs)

December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us on Friday, December 15 for a reception for Suh Yongsun, in partnership with the Korean Cultural Center and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and live performance with Three EyEs, as part of Torpedo Factory's Late Shift Art Night, 7 pm - 11 pm.

Fumi Amano: Post-Graduate Resident Talk & Studio Visit

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

As her winter 2017 residency comes to a close, interdiscplinary artist Fumi Amano will share about her inspirations, her work during her studies at VCU, and her time at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Part of the Late Shift, our night of art receptions, music, and hands-on art projects.

The Late Shift: Brand New Day

Torpedo Factory Art Center

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Welcome 2018 with a spirited celebration of art, music, and dance.

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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.