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Torpedo Factory Art Center


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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Off the Grid

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 12 - August 31

“Off the Grid” is an exhibition featuring the artwork created by Northern Virginia inmates under the volunteer instruction of Kelli Schollard-Sincock (aka Ms. Kelli) of ‘Inspiration Matterz’. The students in Ms. Kelli’s classes range in age, background, and experience, most having never drawn before. She uses a step-by-step process utilizing a griding system to teach the basics in observation and interpretation of line, tone and texture.

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The Late Shift: Bright Nights

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Summer is the time for get-togethers and music after-hours.  Tonight, the Torpedo Factory Art Center keeps its doors open late and comes alive with performances and art to celebrate the night on the waterfront.

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CBAW + Torpedo Factory Art Center Writing Workshop w Poet Faisal Mohyuddin

Torpedo Factory Art Center

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

No creative writing experience required! Join Community Building Art Works for their first community building creative writing workshop in partnership with the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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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.