Torpedo Factory Art Center

  • 105 N. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: (703) 838-4565

Journey through three floors of open studios and galleries to observe artists and buy original artwork. A former torpedo factory during World War II, this world renowned art center is located just outside Washington, D.C. in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia on the Potomac River waterfront. The Torpedo Factory Art Center houses more than 160 visual artists who produce artwork in a variety of media including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture.Visitors are invited to join artists in their studios to observe the artistic process. You may ask questions, learn about each of their art forms,and purchase original work. In addition to 82 artists' studios, you'll find six galleries including five cooperative galleries and Target Gallery, our national and international exhibition space. The Torpedo Factory is also home to The Art League Gallery and School and the Alexandria Archaeology Museum and Laboratory.

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Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
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