Small Business Saturday
After Black Friday and before Cyber Monday, there’s Small Business Saturday. All artists in the Art Center are also small, independent business owners and they help shape the distinctive and creative personality of Old Town Alexandria.
Now more than ever, it’s important to support small business who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Give creatively and give art this year. Torpedo Factory Art Center is the region’s best place to find handmade jewelry, ornaments, ceramics, and other unique gifts. Shop small and buy local from nearly 200 artists on three floors.
Masks are required for all visitors over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status.
Safe Space NOVA Free Gift-Wrapping Station
After purchasing holiday gifts from artists studios and galleries, visitors are encouraged to have their items gift-wrapped for free by volunteers from Safe Space NOVA, an organization dedicated to providing a safe, accepting, and supportive environment to combat social stigmas, bullying, and other challenges faced by LGBT+ youth. 1 – 4pm.
Live Music in the Grand Hall
Enjoy holiday music selections in the Grand Hall from 1 – 4pm to complement your explorations through studios and galleries.