The world-famous Torpedo Factory Art Center is a naval munition factory that was converted into an art center on the banks of the Potomac River in Old Town, Alexandria. Located at 105 N. Union Street, this nationally-recognized art place is just a two-minute walk from Torpedo Factory Condos and is home to the largest number of publicly accessible working artists studios in the U.S. The place attracts over half a million visitors each year who come to interact with the community of artist. Visit all three floors to check out 82 studios, seven galleries, two workshops, and over 160 professional visual artists working in a variety of media including painting, ceramics, photography, stained glass, printmaking, sculptures, jewelry, and fiber. You can meet and watch residents work and buy some original pieces to take home.