Call for Artists

Use the exhibit space at the former Arlington Tailoring & Dry Cleaning (888 Mass Ave) to display your work.

Successful proposals may include any artistic medium including installation, painting, sculpture, photography, light and sound, as well as poetry or prose (for example, part of a poem or essay that is enlarged and cut out of adhesive vinyl and placed on window front). We are looking for displays that can be read from a distance as well as close up, that are visually exciting, and that show both sophistication and appropriateness for the location.

Proposals may be submitted by individuals, families, and groups, and may include any of the following:

  • drawing and illustration
  • photography and video
  • painting, fiber arts, and other media
  • sculpture and other 3D expressions

High School students in Arlington are encouraged to apply. dimensions of the window are the following: 60″ in height, approx. 8.5″ in deep, and about 51″ wide.

To submit your proposal, or for more information, contact Ali Carter, Economic Development Coordinator at or 781-316-3095. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS JANUARY 25, 2019 AT 5 P.M.

The Arlington Human Rights Commission is kicking off the year with our popular community building storytelling event: Double Take: Stories That Make You Think Twice From the Arlington Community.

This year, we’re experimenting with people recording their stories on their own and submitting them to us. The AHRC Double Take Team will review all story submissions the week of January 28 and notify the selected storytellers who will be sharing their story at the community event at Town Hall on February 9th.

We are open for submissions now until 1/25. Go to to learn more. If you have any questions, concerns, technical difficulties at all, please let us know; email Commissioner Kristen Bauer at