Student Conversations on Climate Change: Promoting Resilience
July 29, 2021

Remembrance of Climate Futures/Arlington is a youth-led Arlington based version of Northeastern professor Tom Starr’s regional public art initiative. Over the summer, 12 interns from Arlington High School will be researching impacts of climate change on Arlington and some individual and collective actions that can be taken by the town, community groups, and individual residents […]

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New Art Installations for Town Parklets

ACAC and the Department of Planning and Community Development are collaborating to bring colorful cut-vinyl artwork to the protective orange barriers that surround some of the Town’s new parklets – designed to offer outdoor seating for take-out meals and informal gatherings.  The first installation was designed by Adria Arch for the parklet in front of […]

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Arlington Chamber Announces New ‘VisitArlingtonMA’ Website

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has launched a multi-faceted marketing campaign that highlights Arlington’s unique features and promotes Arlington as a destination for arts, culture, and outdoor activities as well as shopping and dining. In March, the Chamber was awarded a grant by the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) to create branding and […]

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A STRONG Community of Voices
July 28, 2021

Arlington Poet Laureate Steven Ratiner launched the Red Letter Poem Project at the outset of the Covid Pandemic.  Every week he sends out a carefully selected poem, accompanied by a short essay reflecting on the poem’s meaning and context.  He focused his 69th Red Letter on Neighborhood Haiku; he and his Beehive Poets Group were […]

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ACA Sets Porchfest Stage for Arlington Open Studios this Fall
July 23, 2021

In the spirit of the much-loved community event, Arlington Center for the Arts (ACA) is excited to present Porchfest Stage on the front steps of Arlington’s Town Hall as part its annual Arlington Open Studios event on Saturday, November 13, 2021. Porchfest Stage will feature free public performances by local musicians throughout the day. A […]

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Celebrate Our ‘HEIGHTS HAIKU’ Event Live!
July 6, 2021

Join us on Wednesday, July 14, 6:30 – 8pm (rain date July 15) for a LIVE community celebration of our project Haiku in the Heights, featuring an open mic, live music, and a storefront stroll to enjoy some of the original haiku that have been painted on storefront windows. Heights Haiku celebrates the streets and shops, the […]

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ACA Convenes Teen Artists
July 2, 2021

Arlington Center for the Arts (ACA) celebrated Juneteenth 2021 with a new program – Teen Artists on the Issues. This 3-day workshop brought local youth together for intensive work with teaching artists, focusing on the issues they say matter most to them, including racial justice, LGBTQIA+ rights, environmental justice, Women’s rights, and immigration.Participating teens worked […]

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