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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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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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$40

Bodies & Voices: Tools for Creativity

Local Motion Project

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This workshop is for artists who want to deepen their own creative process. Using elements of dance and theatre, participants form a shared experience that explores the intersection of art, individuality, and community. Open to adults of all abilities. 

Organized in collaboration with Local Motion Project.

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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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$10

Through the 4th Wall presents “19” – Staged Reading

Through the 4th Wall

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

The musical 19 celebrates the dynamic and little-known story of Alice Paul, suffragists and their fight to get women the right to vote— the 19th Amendment. The inspirational story of these fearless women is brought to life through jazz, spoken word, dance and audience interaction.

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November 2018

$10

Through the 4th Wall presents “19” – Staged Reading

Through the 4th Wall

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

The musical 19 celebrates the dynamic and little-known story of Alice Paul, suffragists and their fight to get women the right to vote— the 19th Amendment. The inspirational story of these fearless women is brought to life through jazz, spoken word, dance and audience interaction.

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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.