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Cherry Blossoms at Fiberworks

Fiberworks

March 20 - April 30

Fiberworks Studio and the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association welcomes you as we honor the annual Cherry Blossom Festival with a week-long celebration of art demos, private tours and in-studio specials. The artists at Fiberworks have created cherry blossom inspired 12" x 12" square wall pieces in addition to a wide range of new works celebrating the coming season. The Fiberworks' exhibit will be up through April. (Art piece on right by Zita Simutis.)  

Professional Practices for the Visual Artist

The Friends of the Torpedo Factory

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

This workshop, presented by Jeffery Allison, Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Statewide Manager at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), is devoted to the needs of the individual artist. Topics include photographing artwork, funding opportunities, developing professional relationships with galleries and publications, copyright issues, and marketing on the web. This program has been organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and is supported, in part, by the Paul Mellon Endowment and the Jean Stafford Camp Memorial Fund. This workshop…

Biennial Ikebana Exhibit

The Art League

May 1 - May 6

Sogetsu Ikebana is a three-dimensional artistic expression composed of flower and plant material arranged in a container.

Emerging Artists of the DMV

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A panel discussion with Ksenia Grishkova, Blair Murphy, and Jack Rasmussen 8 pm Talk; 8:45 pm Q&A Target Gallery's exhibition, Emerging Artists 2018, features work by five up-and-coming artists from the region. The exhibition jurors will speak about the current state of the visual arts in the region and where it is going. Panelists are:   Ksenia Grishkova, Director of Touchstone Gallery Blair Murphy, Independent Curator Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. About Torpedo…

Yoga & Sound

May 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

A harmonizing yoga practice with live sound healing

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 14 @ 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.

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.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

August 9 @ 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.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

September 13 @ 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.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 11 @ 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.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

November 8 @ 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.

Torpedo Talks @ 2nd Thursday Art Night

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 13 @ 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.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
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Alexandria, VA 22314
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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.