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Veterans Comedy Show with Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP)

Torpedo Factory Art Center

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes back Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) to host a special comedy show featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the DC Metro Area. The event will provide a platform for veteran artists to showcase their talents, express themselves, and have their voices heard in front of members of the local community. This is an opportunity for the civilian and military world to connect through comedy, dispel stereotypes and misnomers, and engage in an honest dialogue…

Extended Hours for Small Business Saturday

Torpedo Factory Art Center

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Give creatively this year and give art. Torpedo Factory Art Center is the region’s best place to find unique gifts, from handmade jewelry and ceramics to paintings and custom ornaments. Shop small and buy local from nearly 200 artists on all three floors. Hours are extended until 8 pm. Enjoy live music, surprises, artist meet-and-greets, and highlights from other small businesses including The Board Bus, Together We Bake, and more. Free Gift Wrapping Station As part of Alexandria’s Small Business Saturday…

The Factory Society presents Holiday Wine Tasting: Focus on Photography

The Factory Society

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Friday, December 1st, The Factory Society hosts a wine tasting with the Torpedo Factory Art Center to introduce you to fantastic local photographers while tasting delicious wines from Sonoma Cellar. The ticket includes 4 select wines poured by the Sonoma experts, live jazz, and mingling with art lovers.

Holiday Festival & Holiday Late Hours

Torpedo Factory Art Center & the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at the Torpedo Factory Art Center for a celebration art and the holiday season, presented with the Torpedo Factory Artist Association.

TFAA Winter Party

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the TFAA for a celebration of art, holiday fun, and merriment. Mingle with artists, friends, and family while you browse for one-of-a-kind gifts. The Torpedo Factory Artists will have dozens of open studios and galleries during Alexandria's most festive weekend. Come see what is new while reconnecting with your favorite artists and fellow art lovers. Torpedo Factory Artists will have snacks and sweet treats in their studios, with the common areas providing a central beverage station, music, prizes, winter…

Second Thursday and Torpedo Talks: Desiree Venn Frederic

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy a special Thursday after-hours event at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Browse open studios and galleries, interact with artists, and enjoy special programming. Check out our December Torpedo Talk at 8pm in the Main Hall, featuring Sierra Leonean born immigrant, writer, and installation artist Desiree Venn Frederic.

March150: 8th Annual Special Exhibition & Art Sale

Target Gallery

March 10, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Art Party: Friday, March 23 7 - 10 pm | Awards @ 9 pm Target Gallery’s annual special exhibition and art sale returns for the 8th year. All 10”x10” panels are $150. Proceeds benefit future exhibitions and programs in Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. The night of the Art Party, all work is discounted to $100. The Art Party will be sponsored in part by Factory Society, the young patrons group of the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

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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

Daily*10am - 6pm
Thursdays10am - 9pm
*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.