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Torpedo Factory Art Center

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Art in Person and in Progress. Located in Old Town Alexandria, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to 150+ working artists, 7 galleries, The Art League, and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
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105 N Union St, On the waterfront at the intersection of King and Union Streets, Alexandria, VA 22314-3217
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are over 30 galleries/ateliers on a single floor (the top one). The people who work there are delightful and patient, and there is every art form imaginable under one roof. Hats off to the Torpedo Factory, too, for educating so many burgeoning artists in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SoCalNative1946
Reviewed 2 days ago

The architecture is OK, but it is the large numbers of artists who are assembled here that makes this such an interesting place to go. I truly enjoyed seeing the artwork on display and being created; but it was the interaction with the artists themselves...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JPMcGuire
Reviewed 3 days ago

This building used to be used to make torpedos. Now it is an arts center filled with artists who use all different kinds of mediums. You can find paintings and pottery, jewelry and glass. Even clothing. When it's hot outside it's cool inside when it's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alexswinn
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was just not our "cup of tea". If you are looking for Art pieces, this is the place to go. The guys thought they would see Torpedoes. There was just one Torpedo on display when you first walk into the Art Center. They did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kjwill
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was a bit disappointed that the space was primarily empty and there wasn't much to see. It seemed that their outer shops were filled with tourist "junk" and not art. There really isn't much to look at as far as it was a torpedo...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank F8083GTtinas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Local artist spaces are fun to check out as you stroll venue. Love the old space has supported the arts

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CindyH847
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history and fun shops to look at. We ended the walking tour here, so I looked around for a bit. It's right by the water too, so you can go there afterwards as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank runinCO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just steps away from the Old Alexandria waterfront. Multiple floors that are full of working artists and their work. During my visit, many were working on new work in their studio space with many pieces for sale. I found a great metal sculptor and purchased...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MamaCip75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a Sunday walk! Great for people watching! Plenty to see Shopping! Plenty of Restaurants ! Take a walk up King Street!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the torpedo factory to “warm up” on a cold day. We walked through and it seemed to be local artists. It is basically an arts a crafts market, probably good if you are looking for that sort of thing but not a destination...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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