Text/Subtext : A multi-studio show celebrating the written word

Modern artists have long used the written word as a mode of self-expression in their work opening a dialogue with their viewers and inviting that audience into a unique perspective and cerebral discussion. Text/Subtext is an all-media show featured throughout the Torpedo Factory Arts Center Read More …

40th Anniversary Book Signing Event

Join Torpedo Factory Members and Associates on Thursday, September 11th as we celebrate over four decades of creativity and collaboration at the Torpedo Factory Art Center with the launch of the book 40 Years of Art and Community. This limited-edition first printing is complete with Read More …

“The surprise of something new”: The Torpedo Factory 40th anniversary mural by Rachel Kerwin

Congratulations to Rachel Kerwin! On Thursday night, amid cake, celebration, and kind remarks by Alexandria Mayor William D. “Bill” Euille, the Torpedo Factory officially unveiled the mural Kerwin created near the waterfront entrance to commemorate our 40th anniversary. Reflecting familiar scenes in and around the Read More …

Alexandria’s “Year of the Arts”: looking ahead to 2014

The gifts have been opened, the feasting is complete, and all that’s left is a happy search for the perfect place to hang those new works of art—but as 2013 slips quietly away, the year ahead is exciting indeed. In 2014, we’ll celebrate the 40th Read More …