Office of the Arts
Call for Artists
Artists, performers, makers, and creators can find opportunities to share their talents with the people of Alexandria.
Arts grants encourage artistic excellence by assisting artists and organizations in providing opportunities for Alexandria's residents and visitors to engage and experience quality arts programs throughout the city.
Torpedo Factory Art Center
An Alexandria landmark for almost 50 years, it’s the highlight of the Potomac Riverfront, attracting approximately 500,000 visitors annually.
Public Art in Alexandria seeks to provide for future artistic endeavors and the promotion of Alexandria's cultural heritage, strengthen community pride, and foster tourism.
Arts Policy and Advocacy
10 Year Arts & Culture Plan
The master plan set goals and strategies that outline the role of the Office of the Arts in supporting, producing, defining, and sustaining arts and culture initiatives throughout Alexandria.
Arts & Economic Prosperity 5
Americans for the Arts' regional report on how the arts and culture enhance the quality of life for Alexandria's residents and visitors as a vital element in building and sustaining unique and diverse communities.