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New Installation at Music Studios of Arlington
December 11, 2018

Bill Turville is the fourth artist to show an installation of sculpture in the window at the Music Studios of Arlington, located on Mass Ave. in Arlington Center next to Helena’s. Bill is a long time Arlington resident, architect, and sculptor whose current installation was originally designed for the Blue Jean Ball fundraiser that the […]

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A Tribute to Kevin Greeley
November 28, 2018

The arts community mourns the loss of long-serving Select Board member, Kevin Greeley. We thank him for being a strong supporter of the arts and making Arlington the vibrant place it is today. Mr. Greeley was a compassionate listener intent on making Arlington a great place to live for everyone. With a keen eye toward […]

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#GivingTuesday, Support the Arts in Arlington
November 27, 2018

On this #GivingTuesday, the Arlington Commission for Arts & Culture is pleased to support the newly relocated Arlington Center for the Arts as it settles into its home, offering enhanced arts education and exhibition opportunities to our town. For #GivingTuesday, the ACA seeks the public’s help finishing a new Pottery Studio –specifically, purchasing and installing […]

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2019 Youth Banner Project in Full Swing!
November 12, 2018

For the fourth year in a row, young people in grades 6-12 who live in or attend school in Arlington have been invited to create designs for colorful banners along Mass Ave. This year’s theme is trees – their importance to our environment, the resources they provide, family trees – even characteristics such as life, […]

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Mystic Chorale Registration & Upcoming Performance
November 9, 2018

Sing with Mystic Chorale Gospel, led by Jonathan Singleton- Registration opens Dec. 2nd Experience the power of singing gospel music with more than 250 others as part of the Mystic Chorale, led by award-winning director and composer, Jonathan Singleton. The Mystic Chorale is a non-profit, non-audition, volunteer-run community chorus. The ability to read music, while […]

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New Fox Mural on Za Pizza’s Building in East Arlington

Have you noticed East Arlington has gotten a little more colorful lately? Next time you are in the neighborhood of the Fox Library be sure to check out the new “Fox” mural by Somerville artist, James Weinberg, on the side of Za Pizza. The mural is a celebration of local wildlife, while the fox has […]

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Arlington Center for the Arts Celebrates New Home
October 27, 2018

On Saturday evening, October 27th, hundreds of supporters and collaborators gathered throughout the evening to celebrate the re-opening of the Arlington Center for the Arts, at 20 Academy Street, in newly renovated space that places the ACA in the heart of Arlington’s recently designated Cultural District. ACA was established in 1988 by a visionary group […]

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Arlington’s Bus Shelters Get a Facelift
October 15, 2018

This month, commuters taking the bus along Arlington’s Mass Avenue corridor are in for a treat! Arlington Public Art has enlisted five artists to transform five bus shelters into works of art. Each one is unique, reflecting the style and interests of each artist. Together, the bus shelters celebrate the Town’s initiative to improve bus […]

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ArtLinks News Update

Participating in two very successful events, Town Day and The Bikeway 25th Anniversary Celebration, both in September, was not only fun, but we are happy to announce that ArtLinks is now 125 artists strong! Steering Committee member Laurie Bogdan spearheaded this year’s group project for the aforementioned Bikeway celebration. Many of our members joined in […]

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AIFF announces Master of Ceremony for opening night
October 9, 2018

The Arlington International Film Festival is thrilled to announce that Theresa Okokon will serve as Master of Ceremony for the opening night of the 2018 Festival on November 1st at the Capitol Theatre. As a storyteller, social worker, and yoga teacher, Okokon embodies the spirit of the Festival through her multifaceted work building communities through […]

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