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Internal Dialogue: Representing Selves

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 7, 2019 - March 15, 2020

Internal Dialogue: Representing Selves is a collection of portraits of and by post-9/11 veterans. These portraits, in a range of media, represent multiple dimensions of American Veterans, including those often invisible to the civilian imagination.

Newly Eligible Artists

Torpedo Factory Art Center

January 18 - June 7

See a rotating exhibition of different work created by those who recently juried into the Art Center’s community of artists eligible to sublease studios.

Friends Mentorship Exhibition

March 28 - April 26

On View in Site 2 Community Gallery. Find work by high school students participating in the mentorship program, organized by Friends of the Torpedo Factory. Mentees are paired with an Art Center artist to learn and grow their skills.

Cruel Consequences: Portraits of Misguided Law

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 2 - July 12

On View in Site 2 Community Gallery.   Curated by activist Tamara Netzel, this exhibition features portraits and stories of people who have been criminalized by marijuana possession. It poses the question: does the punishment fit the crime?

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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.