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December 2018

Connect the Dots 2: AfroDite

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 7, 2018 - February 10, 2019

On View in Site Two Community Gallery. Opening Reception: Friday, December 14, during The Late Shift: Connect the Dots 2 Afrodite (Hathor) is an ancient Kemetic goddess associated with love, fertility, beauty, pleasure, and procreation. She was stolen by the Greeks from ancient Kemet, then forced to believe that her beauty was a curse. Believing in this curse her bloodline now uses their beauty to hypnotize, entrance, and spellbind those who wish to harm their well-being. Presented by The HRCHY…

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Winter Seasonal Art Installations

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 9, 2018 - February 25, 2019

The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents the work of artists Edgar Endress and Marly McFly for our Winter Seasonal Art Installations. The Winter Seasonal Art Installations exhibition was curated by Jaynelle Hazard, director of exhibitions at the Workhouse Art Center. The seasonal art installations are done to activate public space for visitors with site-specific and immersive public art. We rotate exhibitions throughout the year to keep the artwork fresh and constantly evolving.

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January 2019

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Factory Figures

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January 12 - March 10

Factory Figures Exhibition Dates January 12 – March 10, 2019 On View in Site 3 Project Gallery. Torpedo Factory Art Center is excited to announce Factory Figures, a new exhibition in Site 3 Project Gallery. Factory Figures features figural artwork of diverse media by the Torpedo Factory Art Center artists. The exhibition was curated by Chris Cardellino (Studio 313). Participating Artists: Veronica Barker-Barzel (Studio 320) Christine Cardellino (Studio 313) Berit Estabrook (Studio 330) Avis Fleming (Studio 325) Ed McCluney (Studio 325) Barbara…

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February 2019

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

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February 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more. 

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The Late Shift: Love & Ritual

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February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Every second Friday, enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists’ studios. In February, spread love through art, music, and healing arts.

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Torpedo Talk: Black Women Artists Matter

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February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Artist Jamilla Okubo leds a panel discussion about black women artists and the role these narratives play in the community, particularly in the greater metropolitan area. Stay after for networking. Space is limited, early registration is suggested to guarantee seating. 

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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.

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March 2019

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more. 

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The Late Shift

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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. 

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April 2019

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Torpedo Factory Art Center

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more. 

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The Late Shift

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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. 

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Professional Practices for the Visual Artist

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April 27 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Back by popular demand, 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.

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May 2019

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Torpedo Factory Art Center

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more. 

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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. 

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June 2019

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Torpedo Factory Art Center

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more. 

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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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Alexandria, VA 22314
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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.