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Lindsay Hall: Post-Graduate Resident Talk

Torpedo Factory Art Center

September 22 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

As Lindsay Hall wraps up her time in the Post Graduate Studio (Studio 12), we invite you to join us for a reception and artist talk, moderated by artist Danni O'Brien. Hear about the "tubes and sacks" she's had on view in her studio and what she hopes the next chapter has in store. 

Tamara Embrey: Catch and Release

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tamara Embrey presents her new collection: Catch and Release  Please come, meet the artist, join us for refreshments and you might just catch one of these beautiful one-of-a-kind cashmere sweaters to brighten the fall season.  “The inspiration for the show is my visit to the Andy Warhol Museum. I was thinking a lot about the idea that a flower is something beautiful, but whose beauty is ephemeral. After a summer of working on this new collection of cashmere applique sweaters,…

44th Annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Showcase


September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes back the Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH to host the 44th Annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Showcase in Alexandria, Va. This festival showcases some of the most dazzling and innovative collection of submitted works selected by a distinguished jury of computer graphics experts and specialists.

Richard Ormond on Sargent’s Watercolors

The Art League

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Note: Registration is required to attend. You can register for free on Eventbrite. The Art League Visiting Artist Series:  Richard Ormond on John Singer Sargent’s Watercolors Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm 105 North Union Street, Alexandria, VA Co-curator of the current blockbuster exhibit Sargent: The Watercolours at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, Richard Ormond gives insight into John Singer Sargent’s plein air painting expeditions. As a respite from formal studio commissions, Sargent spent his summers from 1900-1914 painting a series…

22nd Annual Art Safari

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An Alexandria tradition for more than two decades, Art Safari returns for a day of hands-on activities for kids and families. Dozens of artists lead budding arts enthusiasts in hands-on projects throughout the building.

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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.