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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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There are 82 artists with their own space/store at the Torpedo Factory. I've never seen anything like it. This is the best reason to visit Old Town Alexandria -- the rest of the town is pretty predicable upscale shopping and such. The types of 82...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 1 week ago

From fabric art to pottery and everything in between, Torpedo Factory is a feast for the eyes and the imagination. Time it right and you can see the artists at work, learn their stories, and purchase a favorite piece to take home. Take a break...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank meanderingcamera
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there around Christmas, a group of kids were singing, Santa showed up to visit, the kids sat around to listen to him read a story. It was nice to go upstairs and watch from above while the kids were just amazed with the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeanette D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting stop in the best location in Old Town. The Factory has some interesting shops and venues and is sometimes slightly overlooked as a great attraction"

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pmckennajr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Torpedo Factory Art Center is a unique venue - a former factory and warehouse turned into an amazing art center. It's worth checking out all the artists' studios, whether you're browsing or shopping. This was one of my favourite things to do in Alexandria!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bakery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't go there and think it's a 5 minute adventure! Plan to spend some time in there for sure. Love the "studio / gallery" effect and being able to talk to some of the artists. This will not disappoint.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deb M
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 January 15, 2019

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 January 14, 2019

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
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