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Location & Hours

The Art League is located in the landmark Torpedo Factory Art Center (105 North Union Street) on the beautiful Potomac River in historic Old Town Alexandria, VA. We also have classrooms at our nearby Madison Annex (808 North Fairfax Street), which was renovated and expanded in 2012. Our facilities are accessible by car, bus, and Metro.

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Registration Office / Room 216
Classrooms / Room 221, 213A&B

Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St., Room 216 
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All other classrooms

Madison Street Annex
305 Madison Street

Registration Office Hours

Monday–Saturday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm

The school office is located on the second floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, room 216. Classes are held in two locations in historic Old Town Alexandria: the Torpedo Factory and the Madison Annex. Class locations are posted each term outside the school office.

The Art League School registration office
The Art League School registration office
The Art League School at the Madison Street Annex
The Art League School at the Madison Street Annex

703-683-1780 | gallery@theartleague.org


Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St., Studio 21
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Monday-Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm 

Sunday:  12:00pm-6:00pm 

*The Torpedo Factory may close at 5:00 pm for events.
Please check Today’s Hours to see if this affects your visit

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St., Room 217
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Monday – Sunday
11:00 am – 5 pm 

Please note that the store may close for lunch, if there is only one staff person on duty. The Art League is closed on Thanksgiving, December 25, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, and July 4.

During Term

Monday – Saturday:
9:15 am – 4 pm

Tuesday & Wednesday:
Extra hours 6:30 – 7:30 pm

First two weeks of term:
Extra hours
Monday–Thursday, 6 – 8 pm;
Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm

Outside of Term

Monday – Saturday:
10 am – 4 pm

2019-2020 Terms:
September 23 – November 24, 2019
January 13 – March 15, 2020
April 13 – June 14, 2020
June 22 – August 23, 2020
June 15 – August 21, 2020


Take the Yellow or Blue Line to the King Street Station; then take the Alexandria Dash Bus #30 or #31, eastbound.

For the Madison Annex, stay on the bus until the Madison and North Fairfax Street intersection.

For the TFAC, leave the bus at the King and Fairfax Street
intersection; walk 2 blocks east on King Street to North Union Street.

From Union Street the TFAC is to the left 1/2 block on the right.

In addition, the free King Street Trolley runs every 15 minutes from the King Street Station to Union Street; the trolley operates seven days a week from 11:30 am–10:15 pm.

Malta Bus by Lillis Werder
Malta Bus by Lillis Werder


Questions about parking? You can reach the School office at 703-683-2323 or school@theartleague.org.

Torpedo Factory Art Center
Gallery, School office, Store, and some classrooms

105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA
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Metered street parking is available around the Torpedo Factory. Please note that as of July 14, 2014, Alexandria is extending enforcement of parking meters to 9:00 pm.

There is inexpensive evening and weekend parking at the Market Square Garage at 108 N. Fairfax Street.

Madison Annex

305 Madison St., Alexandria, VA
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Street Parking is zoned in two-hour and three-hour spots during 7 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday. Weekday evenings and weekends, street parking is available without
restrictions. Weekday evenings after 6:30pm and all day on the weekends, parking is also  available for free in the parking lot behind Sport & Health. The general public may use this lot. The entrance is on Montgomery, down ½ block from the North Fairfax & Montgomery  intersection.

Monotype by Mike Francis
Monotype by Mike Francis

Give the gift of art!

A gift card can be used for any purchase at The Art League Gallery, School, or Store, including: classes & workshops, original art, artist membership, travel workshops, and art supplies.