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Torpedo Factory Art Center

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April 2018

Art in Common Spaces

Torpedo Factory Art Center

April 21 - September 30

The Torpedo Factory Art Center is happy to present the work of regional artists who were selected for “Art in Common Spaces” exhibition from April to September 2018.  Through “Art in Common Spaces” the Art Center seeks to activate our public space to visitors with immersive public art. We will feature seasonal rotating exhibitions throughout the year to keep the artwork fresh and constantly evolving. The juror for the Spring/Summer season was Lauren Ross, and independent curator based out of…

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July 2018

New Art, New Voices in the New Project Studio

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 7 - October 6

Juried by Amy Lokoff, independent curator and former visual arts coordinator at the Anacostia Arts Center, this 3-month artist residency is dedicated to fostering the next generation of artists in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. 

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September 2018

Free

Healing the Body

Torpedo Factory Art Center

September 2 - December 2

On View in Site 2 Community Gallery Healing the Body Micro-Workshops will take place during the October and November Late Shift events: Friday, October 12, 7 – 10 Friday, November 9, 7 – 10 The Torpedo Factory Art Center is proud to present Healing the Body, a group exhibition of abstract figure paintings that were created by participants in Healing the Body workshops taught by Ashley Dequilla. The workshops were aimed to promote painting as a mental wellness tool accessible to everyone,…

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Workshop: Post-Grad Artist Sara Roberts

Torpedo Factory Art Center

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Post-Grad Resident Sara Roberts offers the third and final workshop in her series. Workshop will run from 3-5pm in the Post Grad Studio (Studio 319) at the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

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October 2018

Free

2018 Fall Seasonal Art Installations

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 5 - November 25

Walking Tour and Artist Talks: Friday, October 12th, 7 – 8pm during our Late Shift: Folklore event The Torpedo Factory Art Center is happy to present the work of regional artists who were selected for “2018 Fall Seasonal Art Installations” exhibition from October to November 2018.  Through this exhibition, the Art Center seeks to activate our public space to visitors with immersive public art. We will feature seasonal rotating exhibitions throughout the year to keep the artwork fresh and constantly evolving.…

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The Late Shift: Folklore

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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

October is the time for stories, traditions, and folklore. It’s also National Arts & Humanities Month. Hear old familiar tales and create new stories. 

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23rd Annual Art Safari

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 13 @ 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.

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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.