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Alexandria Community Art Library

May 31, 2014 - July 13, 2014

In celebration of the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 40th Anniversary, Chicago-based artist Sara Black and the art duo Hideous Beast will transform the Target Gallery into a community library. Constructed from repurposed and locally sourced building materials, this community space will feature a diverse array of public programming. While on the one hand serving to archive and share TFAC’s rich history as a creative place, the exhibition also questions newly emerging modes of both art making and arts funding.


May 31, 2014
July 13, 2014
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Target Gallery


Studio 2 – Target Gallery

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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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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.