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25th Annual Art Safari Online

October 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - November 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

An Alexandria tradition for 25 years! Art Safari moves online this year for an afternoon of hands-on activities for kids and families. Artists lead exciting and creative projects in both live and recorded sessions via Facebook Live.

Watch Live on Saturday Oct 17

Scroll Down to see all the videos archived below.

Art Safari Art Materials List

Get ready for Saturday! Download the full list of Art Safari 2020 Art Materials here

Download Art Materials List

Live Scheduled Online Activities:

Pre-Recorded Online Demonstrations and Guides:

      • Scope Gallery – Animal pinch pot demonstration
      • Pat Sargent – Make your own ink from black walnuts
      • Tracie Griffith Tso – Origami butterfly mobile demonstration
      • Alexandria Archaeology Museum – Create your own commemorative historic-ware
      • Tai Hwa Goh – Make a traditional “Takbon” Korean printmaking technique

Downloadable Coloring Pages:

Photo by Patricia Howard for City of Alexandria.

Family Painting with Judy Heiser

Suminagashi Paper Marbling with Sto Len

Papier Mache Penguin, the 2020 Art Safari animal, with Lisa Schumaier

Origami butterflies with Tracie Griffith Tso

Animal Pinch Pots with Scope Gallery

Commemorative Historic-ware with Alexandria Archaeology Museum

DIY Ink from Black Walnuts with Patrick Sargent


October 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am
November 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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Torpedo Factory Art Center

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Visit Daily10 a.m. - 6 p.m.*

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