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Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 2018

2018 Fall Seasonal Art Installations

Torpedo Factory Art Center

October 5 - November 25

Torpedo Factory Art Center seeks to activate public space for visitors with immersive public art. We rotate exhibitions throughout the year to keep the artwork fresh and constantly evolving.

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November 2018

Small Business Saturday

Torpedo Factory Art Center

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

After Black Friday and before Cyber Monday, there’s Small Business Saturday. All artists in the Art Center are also small, independent business owners and they help shape the distinctive and creative personality of Old Town Alexandria. Give creatively this year and give art. Torpedo Factory Art Center is the region’s best place to find unique gifts, from handmade jewelry and ceramics to paintings and custom ornaments. Shop small and buy local from nearly 200 artists on all three floors. Hours…

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

Through the 4th Wall

November 28 @ 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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December 2018

Holiday Glow

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy the 2018 Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights from the riverfront, then warm up inside the Art Center for more festive programming and after-hours art. Check back for the full schedule.

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Torpedo Talks

Torpedo Factory Art Center

December 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

Torpedo Talks is the Art Center’s monthly conversation series highlighting the unique voices that make the Torpedo Factory Art Center such a dynamic institution. Find them on third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 pm. 

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
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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.