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Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 2018

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

Torpedo Talk: Caring for Art

The Friends of the Torpedo Factory

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Now that I’ve bought it, how do I care for it? From prints to sculpture, books to scarfs, all works of art need to be properly maintained to prolong their life and beauty.

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February 2019

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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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25th Annual SOUPer Saturday

Scope Gallery

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Choose from hundreds of handmade bowls and ceramic works donated by potters in Scope Gallery, Montgomery Potters, and others at the Art Center. Each purchase is good for one cup of soup. Proceeds benefit United Community Ministries, a social-services nonprofit in Alexandria. 

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Veterans Comedy Night with ASAP

Armed Services Arts Partnership

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Art Center welcomes back Armed Services Arts Partnership for another comedy night featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the region. ASAP shows provide an opportunity for the civilian and military world to connect through comedy and engage in an honest dialogue about shared human experiences.

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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

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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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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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Veterans Comedy Night with ASAP

Armed Services Arts Partnership

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

The Art Center welcomes back Armed Services Arts Partnership for another comedy night featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the region. ASAP shows provide an opportunity for the civilian and military world to connect through comedy and engage in an honest dialogue about shared human experiences.

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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.