Torpedo Factory Art Center

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105 N Union St (at King St)
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 838-4565
Art Gallery
Mon–Wed, Fri–Sun: 10:00 AM–6:00 PM Thu: 10:00 AM–9:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • This is a must place to visit when in Alexandria. You can view all different types of art for free and can even watch the artists create their work.
  • This center is a massive multi-use artistic headquarters. The space features ample studio space for its artists in residence, as well as six galleries. - June issue 2012
  • A great stop to make along the vibrant and historic King Street. As housing for more than 80 artists and venue to 6 galleries, this factory attracts over 500,000 tourists a year.
  • Don't miss all the individual artists' studios on the upper levels.
  • Be sure to visit Alexandria Archaeology Museum / open Tuesday to Sunday
  • Eighty-two artists studios, six galleries, two workshops and the Alexandria Archeology Museum are all housed here. Join the artists in their studios and take home a beautiful original work of art.
  • Great place to kill time and watch artists at work. Dog-friendly venue too!
  • Don't let the cold, arsenal feel of the outside scare you off, it was, after all, a Torpedo Factory. Inside, you'll find over 150 artists on all 3 floors of the building. Target Gallery is a must see.
  • Great views of the water, eclectic art to check out in each loft space and you may even get entertained by some live music outside on the waterfront if it's a nice day.
  • Great place for a wedding!
  • As posted on the door the hours are 10-6 pm everyday except 10-9 pm on Thursdays.
  • Great place to spend a Saturday morning.
  • The art work and the shops
  • Always a great selection over the years. Good spot right by marina, restaurants nearby
  • Very cool if you like art. 3 stories of art studios displaying assists' works. Admission is free!
  • Love seeing all the artists and vendors. So many cool events, too!
  • Very trendy and a nice place to visit when in Alexandria
  • There's classes, and you can buy artwork.
  • People and art!
  • A fabulous place to spend a Saturday afternoon. Wander 3 floors of art galleries and chat with the local artists. Truly a can't miss in Old Town.