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The Painted Form

May 30 @ 11:00 am - July 3 @ 6:00 pm

Clay, perhaps more than any other medium, offers a surface that is versatile, challenging, and remarkable in many ways. Using underglaze, stains, and glazing techniques ceramic artists ‘paint’ the surface of their forms — functional and sculptural — with abstract and realistic imagery. Painted surfaces might be decorative or a narrative bringing a story to the form. With the Kiln Club.


May 30 @ 11:00 am
July 3 @ 6:00 pm


Scope Gallery


Studio 19 – Scope Gallery

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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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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.

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.