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Pride 2018 Art Studio Displays

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 1 - June 30

At any time during the month of June, stop by the Information Desk on the first floor or any participating studios to pick up your FREE map of Pride 2018 Art Studio Displays. Participating studio artists, galleries, and project spaces will display Pride-related artwork for to celebrate the achievements the Pride movement has achieved over the years, as well as the 30th anniversary of the City of Alexandria's first Pride Month back in 1988.

Visiting Artist Presentation: Diane Di Bernardino Sanborn

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Diane Di Bernardino Sanborn is a painter based in Scottsdale, AZ. Her residency will run through the month of June in Studio 316. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected for studio space in one of the 82 publicly accessible working studios, where…

Capital Area Photographers presents “Money Isn’t a Dirty Word” with Susan Stripling

Capital Area Photographers

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

So many creatives shy away from the topic of money : how to make it, what to do with it once you’ve made it, and what to do if you’re NOT making it.  Susan Stripling will take you through everything you need to know about the hush-hush topic of MONEY.  

MONSOON MANSION: A Conversation On Filipino Literature, Food & Culture

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

As part of their residency in the New Project Studio, the pop-up bookstore Duende District will host a special conversation on Saturday, June 30, at 3:30 p.m.

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Fiberworks

July 2 - August 31

The artists at Fiberworks are experimenting with the scale of their work during the next few weeks—BIG+small. New work includes quilts, felted shawls, hand wovens on the Jacquard loom and much more. We are working at our studio every day. Please come to talk with the artist and learn more about techniques and the work. 

Yoga & Sound

The Friends of the Torpedo Factory

July 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on July 7, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on August 4, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on October 27, 2018 at 8:30am

A harmonizing yoga practice with live sound healing

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Visiting Artist Presentation: Jean Sanders

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Jean Sanders is a printmaker based in State College, PA. Her residency will run through the month of July in Studio 330. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected for studio space in one of the 82 publicly accessible working studios, where they…

Visiting Artist Presentation: Zipporah Norton

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Zipporah Norton is a painter based in Alexandria, VA. Her residency will run through the months of July and August in Studio 316. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected for studio space in one of the 82 publicly accessible working studios, where…

Yoga & Sound

The Friends of the Torpedo Factory

August 4 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 16, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on July 7, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on August 4, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on September 29, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on October 27, 2018 at 8:30am

A harmonizing yoga practice with live sound healing

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Every second Thursday, visit until 9 pm and browse open studios and galleries, get to know the artists, and enjoy special programming throughout the building. Don't miss the monthly lecture series, Torpedo Talks, at 8 pm in the Main Hall. This series features some of the contemporary art world's best-known artists, art curators, and art professionals.

Visiting Artist Presentation: Angela Esteve

Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Angela Esteve is an artist based in Cabin John, MD. Her residency will run through the month of August in Studio 31. A meet-the-artists reception begins at 5:30 pm, with the presentation starting at 6:00 pm. The Visiting Artist Program is a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists. Visiting Artists take part in a summer residency program with the Torpedo Factory Artists, a juried membership organization with more than 250 active visual artists. Selected Visiting Artists are selected…

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