Coverage of Alexandria’s art scene, including gallery shows, exhibitions and other special events.

Torpedo Factory celebrates 100 years as building, 45 years as art...

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] The Torpedo Factory has housed everything from torpedoes and dinosaur bones to World War II files and, now, the works...

New murals add color to Old Town businesses

By Arya Hodjat and Missy Schrott | [email protected]  Instagram-savvy Alexandrians have more places than ever to boost their social media aesthetic. Three murals have been painted...

High tech public art shines in Waterfront Park

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The word “lighthouse” typically conjures images of Babylonian towers guiding ships home. Alexandria’s latest public art project, however, offers a...

Torpedo Factory launches vibrancy initiative

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Two months after the city assumed permanent control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, artists and administrators are settling into...

Marian Van Landingham serves city in arts, politics for more than...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Marian Van Landingham always returns to painting and politics. Van Landingham, who led the effort to establish the Torpedo Factory Art...

Arts: Helping Alexandria inmates find the beauty within

By Jordan Wright When forensic sketch artist Kelli Schollard-Sincock was thinking about how she could make an impact in her community, she recalled a casual comment...