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September 2017

M. Alexander Gray’s “Aqueducts: Stone Ruins in Maryland & Virginia”

The Art League

September 7 - October 1

Printmaker M. Alexander (Alex) Gray illuminates forgotten local history with his exhibit “Aqueduct: Stone Ruins in Maryland & Virginia,” on view September 7­­–October 1, 2017 at The Art League gallery. Gray’s exhibit is as meditative and serene as the structures he depicts – aqueducts, stone passageways leftover from canals built in Maryland and Virginia in the 1830s. Gray, a lifelong Virginian, wants to bring these lesser-known, historic sites back into the public eye. Gray takes pride in the meticulous detail of his…

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October 2017
Free

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…

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November 2017
$35 - $45

Art on Tap

The Art League

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Art. Beer. Food. Enjoy local craft beers, original artwork, and amazing food at The Art League’s annual Art on Tap! Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired with a work of art from an Art League instructor. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complementary appetizer. Enjoy the brew, bite, and artwork trifectas on Friday, November 3 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at The Art League’s third Art on Tap event. Sample…

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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.