February 2018 Events and Programs at the Torpedo Factory Art Center

By Editorial Team on February 13, 2018


Throughout the month of February, the Torpedo Factory Art Center offers a diverse line-up of programs, events, and exhibitions.

Target Gallery
Through Sunday, March 4
The newest exhibition in Target Gallery explores the lasting effects migration has on cultural identity. Passages gives an intimate look in to artists’ individual experiences and how they shaped who they are today.

More than half of the artists on view in the exhibition are from the region. All are 1st, 2nd, or 3rd generation immigrants to the United States.


The Late Shift: Uncovering the Waterfront
Friday, February 23 from 7 – 11 pm
Alexandria’s past comes to life with help from the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. Artists and innovators team up for a night of unearthed secrets, music, and trivia celebrating our region’s rich history. Presented in collaboration with the Office of Historic Alexandria.

Suh Yongsun in the New Project Studio
Studio 8 through February 28
Over the course of three months, Korean painter and sculptor Suh Yongsun will transform the New Project Studio into a workshop and community space for discussions and creativity. He will explore public, social, and political issues in present-day Korea while developing a visual discourse of his time creating in Alexandria. Presented in partnership with the Korean Cultural Center in Washington DC and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

Located in Studio 8, the New Project Studio is a community-focused arts incubator offers short-term space for creatives to test new program ideas, spotlight underrepresented voices, and enhance visitor engagement.

Torpedo Factory is located at 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA.