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February 2019

Women Who Run With the Wolves

Torpedo Factory Art Center

February 16 - April 14

On View in Site 2 Community Gallery. Reception: Friday, April 12, 7pm as a part of The Late Shift: Art on the Horizon The Omi Collective in collaboration with the Torpedo Factory Art Center presents a group exhibition that features art by local female-identifying artists based on the theme, Women Who Run with the Wolves. “The old one, the One Who Knows, is within us. She thrives in the deepest soul-psyche of women, the ancient and vital wild Self. Her…

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March 2019

Free

Blooming, With or Without You

Torpedo Factory Art Center

March 16 - April 14

Site 3 Project Gallery Blooming, With or Without You is a spring and floral themed group exhibition featuring nine Torpedo Factory Art Center artists. This exhibition celebrates new beginnings, empowerment, and redemption from past trauma, toxic patterns, abuse, and one’s own shortcomings. It invites us to take a moment to pause and acknowledge our strength to rise above the murky waters and raise ourselves toward the sun, rather than to only see the painful or challenging parts of our lives.…

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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: Art on the Horizon

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Look towards the future with a night of new and innovative art and ideas. Meet up-and-coming talent during Target Gallery’s opening for the 2019 Emerging Artists exhibition. Explore Mirror Mirror, a new temporary public art installation at King Street Park at the Waterfront by New York based design studio SOFTlab.

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Professional Practices for the Visual Artist

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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

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.