Tag: torpedo factory

Torpedo Factory embarks on 24th annual Art Safari

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Torpedo Factory Art Center will host children and their families during its 24th annual Art Safari on Saturday, according...

Torpedo Factory to dedicate space to founder Marian Van Landingham

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] To celebrate 45 years as an arts center, the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association is dedicating studio 311 to Marian Van...

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...

Your Views: A Torpedo Factory artist’s rebuttal

To the editor: The letter by former Torpedo Factory CEO Eric Wallner, “Misguided TFAA threatens Torpedo Factory’s future,” in the July 18 Alexandria Times is...

Your Views: Misguided TFAA threatens Torpedo Factory’s future

To the editor: I had the honor of serving as the Torpedo Factory’s chief executive officer for almost four years, from Jan. 2013 to Oct....

Arts, faith and technology converge in new ways at local church

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Twin figures, carved out of stone with hands raised to the sky, eyes searching for something in the clouds, stand...

Patrons’ Show scales back to meet building code

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After celebrating its landmark 50th anniversary last year with its most successful show yet, the Art League’s Patrons’ Show returned...

Our View: Vibrancy must be balanced with livability

The current favored buzzword in Alexandria is “vibrancy.” To be vibrant is to be full of energy and life. Who doesn’t want that? The question...

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...

Council approves Old Town North arts anchor

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the new city council’s abbreviated first public hearing on Jan. 12, council unanimously approved a development special use permit...