Arts Resources

Page updated on Aug 6, 2021 at 10:14 AM

The Alexandria Health Department continues to monitor the latest developments related to COVID-19 and to provide recommendations on how you and your loved ones can remain safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. 

For our artists and arts organizations in Alexandria, we want to provide you with information and resources available to you at this time. We'll work to keep this list current. Please feel free to share anything you think should be added to this list. 

We want to ensure we continue to support you at this time, so if you have any ideas, questions, or concerns please contact arts@alexandriava.gov   


Free Online Workshops Series for Artists and Creative Businesses

Torpedo Factory Art Center and the City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts are in the planning stages for Professional Development and Capacity-Building Workshop Series.  It is anticipated to have these online workshops available in the Fall.  If you are a presenter and wish to be considered to facilitate one of these sessions, or if you have a suggestion for a workshop you wish the Office of the Arts and the Torpedo Factory Art Center to consider please email: arts@alexandriava.gov


About Alexandria’s Office of the Arts
The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities promotes the value of arts and culture in Alexandria by nurturing, investing in and celebrating the creative contributions of artists and arts organizations through the Office of the Arts division. By engaging the community, encouraging participation, and facilitating access to the arts, RPCA works with local artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant community for all of the City's residents, workers and visitors. Within the division, the Events and Public Space Activation team strengthens and builds the social fabric of Alexandria. Learn more at alexandriava.gov/Arts or follow @alexartsoffice on Instagram and Twitter. Add to the conversation with #artsALX.

About Torpedo Factory Art Center
Founded in 1974 in a former navy munitions plant, Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to the nation’s largest number of publicly accessible working artist studios under one roof. The Art Center is part of the City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. Just south of Washington, D.C., Torpedo Factory Art Center overlooks the Potomac River in the Old-Town section of Alexandria, Virginia. Each year, more than a half million national and international visitors meet and interact with more than 165 resident artists in 82 studios and seven galleries. The Art Center is also home to The Art League headquarters and gallery, and  the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. For more information, visit torpedofactory.org or follow Torpedo Factory Art Center on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest via @torpedofactory.


Ongoing Opportunities

#artsALXathome 
We are hiring local artists and arts organizations to create and provide virtual content to share with our community. If you're interested in participating, please complete the relevant sections of our standard participation form.


Resources

Alexandria Economic Development Partnership

Alexandria Small Business Development Center

Americans for the Arts

Arts Forward Fund

Creative Capital

I Care if You Listen

National Endowment for the Arts

Queer Art

Springboard for the Arts



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