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Art Fest

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Have you been eyeing that one artwork in your favorite gallery, but haven’t brought it home yet?

Do you want to support Alexandria’s small businesses and creative economy?

Do not miss Torpedo Factory Art Center’s first Art Fest! It’s a great time to support local artists and go home with original art.

Visit all three floors to find special offers across the galleries and studios for Art Fest buyers. Plus, enjoy an artist reception for Target Gallery’s Fall Salon starting at 4 p.m.

 


Ticket Options:

 

• Tier 1: Bronze Tickets – $15

o 2 Drink tickets for the 3rd Floor Art Lounge with Potomac Views


• Tier 2: Silver Tickets – $30

o 2 Drink tickets for the 3rd Floor Art Lounge with Potomac Views

o Gift bag

o Invitation to after hours Art Talk at 6pm featuring muralist and DC Walls Fest founder Kelly Towles

o Discounts at participating studios and galleries (including Target Gallery)


• Tier 3: Gold Tickets – $50

o 3 Drink tickets for the 3rd Floor Art Lounge with Potomac Views

o Gift bag

o Invitation to after hours Art Talk at 6pm featuring muralist and DC Walls Fest founder Kelly Towles

o Discounts at participating studios and galleries (including Target Gallery)

o 2 Raffle tickets for select donated artworks from participating studios/galleries ($300+ value)


List of Studios/Galleries providing donated artworks for the Raffle (Buy raffle 2 tickets for $20):

 


About the 6pm After Hours Art Talk speaker, Kelly Towles:

Kelly Towles, a leading Washington, D.C. artist, has literally painted the town since moving to the Nation’s Capital in the late 1990s. His murals, showcased on area buildings and garage doors, and paintings, displayed in local galleries and businesses, are electrically playful. From partnerships with DC Brau Brewing Company, Graffiato, Toki Underground, and D.C. United, to working with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Greater Washington Creative Community Initiative to revitalize neighborhoods using his creative energy, he is focused on sharing his passion for street art while making an impact on the local community.

He has shown locally in Washington at the Adamson Gallery and the Hierarchy Gallery. His large-scale installations include exhibitions in Manifest Hope, Manifest Equality, Re:form School, and Submerge. Recently, he worked with Sweetgreen to provide artwork for their Sweetlife music and food festival and the Georgetown Business Improvement District as a contributor to GLOW. Towles is also a curator, bringing together shows for the Art Yards Project at Navy Yards and exhibitions at Adamson Gallery, Curated Gallery, Transformer Gallery, and Washington Project for the Arts. Additionally, he is the co-owner of DC Meet Market, a community market that supports the District’s small businesses and creative community. Most recently, he organized DC Walls Festival, an international art movement that celebrates culture, music, and art in cities around the world.

Details

Date:
November 14
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-fest-at-torpedo-factory-art-center-tickets-192080918197

Organizer

Torpedo Factory Art Center
Phone:
703-746-4570
Email:
torpedofactory@alexandriava.gov

Contact Us

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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Modified Hours for COVID-19

Wednesday - Sunday10 a.m. - 6 p.m.*

Masks are required for all visitors regardless of vaccination status. Check Today’s Hours for expanded information.

The Torpedo Factory Art Center is closed for New Year's Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

* Periodic 5 p.m. closure for private events. See dates on Today’s Hours.

Studio and Gallery Hours

Artists maintain their own studio hours. It's best to confirm availability before your visit.

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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.