Adria Arch Honored with Alan McClennen Award
January 30, 2020

We’re pleased report that the Arlington Center for the Arts will be presenting the 2020 Alan McClennen Community Arts Award to Arlington resident and public art pioneer, Adria Arch.  Adria Arch is an Arlington-based visual artist whose work has been widely exhibited across New England, the country, and internationally. She is also an educator and […]

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Call for Artists: Live Arts Arlington 2020!

DEADLINE: Monday, February 24, 2020 The Arlington Commission For Arts and Culture has an opportunity for 5-10 artists from across all performance and art forms to “take to the streets” in May and June 2020 to share their art with Arlington residents and visitors as part of LIVE ARTS ARLINGTON. Artists will activate a public […]

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A Call for Poetry Submissions
January 22, 2020

Steven Ratiner, Arlington’s New Poet Laureate, is working on a rather unconventional and utterly delightful way to inject poetry into the everyday, to be debuted during April’s National Poetry Month! For this project, Ratiner is announcing a CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS from all Arlington-area poets, both from adults and students. He’s asking people to submit 1-2 […]

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Cultural Council Awards 2020 Grants
January 3, 2020

Arlington Cultural Council (ACC) has announced the award of 19 grants totaling $16,071 for cultural programs in Arlington. Each grant ranges from $250 to $1,500, with an average grant of $845. Grantees were chosen from 41 competitive applications. “We are continuously impressed by the caliber of projects presented to our council. This year’s grant recipients […]

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A Poet and a Sculptor Meet at Jason Russell House
January 2, 2020

In October, the Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture collaborated with the Arlington Historical Society to bring work by the accomplished Boston sculptor Leslie Wilcox to the hallowed grounds of the Jason Russell House. Now Jessie Brown, an accomplished poet who lives just down the street, has written a poem in response. Wilcox has arranged […]

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