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Olde Years Day

December 31, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The whole family can celebrate the close of 2022 at Torpedo Factory Art Center. Find hands-on activities, meet artists working in their studios, get yourself the gift you really wanted, and get inspired for 2023.

Art Projects, Demos, and Discounts

Annemarie Kuhns
Enjoy a printmaking project as you create a winter scene on vellum paper with quick-drying ink and create a round luminary around a tin base. Grand Hall.

Cristiane Maldonado
Use brushes, stencils, and other coloring tools to design your own personalized tote bags. Grand Hall.

Glitter Tattoo Art
Visit the free glitter tattoo station to have some temporary body art made just in time for your evening celebration. Grand Hall.

Jarrett Laskey
Classical acoustic music. Grand Hall.

Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Suite 327
A nearly complete ship’s biscuit from the 18th century was found in Alexandria. Make your own ship’s biscuit to commemorate the discovery and the city’s waterfront history! Each biscuit will be stamped with the year and then baked at home to track its preservation.

Guido Zanni: Fluid Acrylic Art, Studio 334
Fluid Art Demo at 3:00 PM & 20% Discount for unframed works

Sarah Bentley: Oil Painting, Studio 204
5% Discount

Studio 337: Painting/Lamps/Photography, Studio 337
A public reception in studio with food/drink to highlight new work

Gregory Logan Dunn: Painting, Studio 330
20% off Paintings and Prints

Scope Gallery: Ceramics, Studio 19
The Ceramic Guild of Scope Gallery will be donating a portion of all of its December sales to the local Alexandria food pantry, Alive!, which serves those in need in the local community.

Sermin Ciddi: Acrylic Painting, Studio 328
10% off selected items




ESP Tea & Coffee Pop-up in the Grand Hall
10:30 am – 4pm

Visit the Grand Hall to enjoy some of ESP’s hot coffee, tea, matcha, and chai along with some of their most popular food items.


December 31, 2022
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: Please use the staff directory
Email: [email protected]
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Open Daily

Visit Daily10 a.m. - 6 p.m.*

Masks are optional for visitors, artists, and staff, though may be required in some studios and galleries. 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.

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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.