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Wordless Wednesday: dog art at Torpedo Factory

Check out this cool paper mache dog standing guard outside artist Lisa Shumaier’s space at the Torpedo Factory in Old Town Alexandria. Notice how the word dog is spelled out with his “eyes”?

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Target Gallery Happenings at Torpedo Factory Art Center | News Release | Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 North Union StreetAlexandria, VA 22314



Fictional, yet familiar urban landscapes abound in new Target Gallery show

Leigh Merrill: Cloud Seeding

July 25 – August 30… 1,082 more words


Art Night at Torpedo Factory 7/9 | News Release | City of Alexandria

Second Thursday Art Night at the Torpedo Factory Art Center on Thursday, July 9, features an array of engaging events and activities for visitors throughout the evening. 105 more words



Moon Checkers

This is one of a series of postings about enameling and art metalwork. It is based primarily on my work in the 1980s. I am not a master of these arts, but I hope this fact will be an advantage in communicating the basics, in simple terms, to readers who are not already familiar with them.  280 more words


Take a Walking Tour/Pub Crawl of Alexandria's Historic Breweries

Many people find themselves at the local watering hole on the night before Thanksgiving. Whether they have traveled across the country or from the next town over, there is just something about getting together with family and friends out of the house that is the the perfect kick-off to the big meal, the big game and Black Friday. 180 more words