Enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking and three floors of open artists’ studios. On September 14, 2018, the theme will be Culture ALX, where artists, poets, and performers showcase the vibrant cultures that have greatly contributed to the region’s remarkable tapestry. On October 12, 2018, the theme will be Folklore, featuring stories, traditions and more. On November 9, 2018, there will be a special Late Shift celebrating 100 years since the groundbreaking for the U.S. Naval Torpedo Station in Alexandria. With an eye on the future, the Torpedo Factory Art Center will celebrate the past and their military history for this special Late Shift event.