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Art Trivia Night at Port City

Torpedo Factory Art Center

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take a road trip to the tasting room at Alexandria's award-winning brewery, Port City, and match wits with friends to gain the coveted title of Port City Trivia Champion.

The Late Shift

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 14, 2019

Every second Friday, enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists' studios. 

March150: 9th Annual Special Exhibition & Art Sale

Target Gallery

March 9 - March 31

Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns to the Torpedo Factory Art Center for the 9th year. Proceeds benefit future exhibitions and programs at Target Gallery and the Art Center.

Post-Grad Artist Talk: Michaela Japec

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

As her three-month post-grad residency comes to a close, Michaela Japec talks with moderator Leslie Mounaime, Curator of Exhibitions at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, about her experiences during her time at the Torpedo Factory. Hear her speak about how her residency inspired her work and process, what she’s done during her time, and what she will be doing next. Join us in the main hall of the Art Center for her talk and then a mingle in the Post-Grad studio…

2019 March150 Art Party

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

#March150 Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns! The March150 Art Party, presented by the Factory Society, is the closing reception for Target Gallery’s March150 Special Exhibition and Art Sale, where all remaining artwork is discounted to just $100. All proceeds from artwork sales support future exhibitions and programs at the Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Join us for a lively evening featuring a special menu of appetizers provided by our friends at Chadwicks, a wine bar sponsored by Sonoma Cellar, beer by…

The Late Shift

Torpedo Factory Art Center

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 14, 2019

Every second Friday, enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists' studios. 

6th Annual Alexandria Jazz4Justice Benefit Concert

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Alexandria Bar Law Foundation, the NOVA Nighthawks and Torpedo Factory Art Center present the 6th annual Jazz4Justice Concert at the Art Center, located at 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria on Tuesday, April 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

The Late Shift

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 14, 2019

Every second Friday, enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists' studios. 

The Late Shift

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 14, 2019

Every second Friday, enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists' studios. 

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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.