17th Annual Alexandria Arts Safari at Torpedo Factory Art Center

Kids will LOVE the Art Safari taking place at Torpedo Factory Art Center!Arts safari This free event is on Saturday, October 13th between noon and 4pm. During the 17th Annual Alexandria Arts Safari children will participate in all kinds of craft activities. In addition to hands-on arts, the Art Safari also features a scavenger hunt, 19th century Alexandria potters exhibit and drawing for a free prize!

You won’t have to choose just one activity when so many are planned!

• Arts Safari Painting
• Fiber Art
• Fabric Collage
• Origami Treasure boxes
• Giant Chalkboard Art
• Clay experience
• Block printing
• Giant Paper-Mache Animal
• Playing with Plastic

Your kids can be a part of the creation of the Torpedo Factory’s next new piece of work when they help make a giant paper-mache animal that will be up year round! They can also enter to win free tickets from the Potomac Riverboat Company at the welcome table. Watch as they create their own take-home drawings made in The Alexandria Archaeology Museum, child at potters wheeland kids will also learn the designs applied to salt-glazed stoneware pottery by 19th century potters.

It’s a great way to cap off American Craft Week which is October 5-14! Families are sure to have a delightful time at the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 17th Annual Alexandria Arts Safari! This is one occasion where your kids WON’T have to “keep your hands to yourself”. The Art Safari encourages hands-on fun, big imaginations and creative learning.

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