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Art Enables on the Waterfront

Torpedo Factory Art Center

August 3 - October 6

On view in the Site 2 Community Gallery Opening Reception: Friday, August 9th @ 7pm, during the Late Shift Habitats Art Enables is a gallery and vocational program creating opportunities for artists with disabilities to make, market, and earn income from their original and compelling work.

Potomac Photography

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 5 - December 2

Photographer Jo Ann Tooley curates an exhibition of photographs that capture the Potomac River as it curls through our region.

100 Years on the Waterfront

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 11 - December 1

On view in the Site 2 Community Gallery Ticketed Reception: Saturday, November 16th @ 7pm as a part of the Anniversary Ball (tickets coming soon) A look back at the past 100 years, from the evolution from the building's first life as a munitions plant to the past 45 years as an Art Center, pioneering creative place making in America.  

Internal Dialogue: Representing Selves

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 7, 2019 - February 23, 2020

An exhibition coordinated by Community Building Art Works, an organization that provides workshops to service members, veterans, and military family members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Curated by Seema Reza

In the Thick of It

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 7, 2019 - February 2, 2020

An exploration of texture across media and subjects. Curated by Carol Talkov (Studio 303)

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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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Building Hours

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.