Torpedo Factory Art Center

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During the Sidewalk Sale, visit the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Waterfront Entrance for a pop-up tent offering 10% off select studio artist works. Plus, free face painting from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.! Additional discounts and special offers inside and throughout all three floors of the Art Center.

Sidewalk Sale Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to the nation’s largest collection of working-artists’ open studios under one roof. An Alexandria landmark for nearly 50 years, it’s the highlight of the Potomac Riverfront, attracting approximately 500,000 visitors annually. Find artists actively creating work in a wide variety of media–including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture–in 71 artists’ studios. Observe the creative process and ask questions. Purchase original work for your own collection.