Art

Art

The Arlington Center for the Arts, a creative hub, is opening its brand new space behind Town Hall this fall. A thriving public art program enlivens streets, neighborhoods, and parks. Galleries in town feature local artists and craftspeople and the annual Open Studios program is a great opportunity to meet them in person. Classes and workshops engage the creativity of adults and children.

Museums & Galleries
13FOREST Gallery
13Forest.com

13FOREST Gallery searches New England for outstanding artists -- established and emerging -- to offer the very best in original art and contemporary craft. Exhibits rotate every 6 to 8 weeks. Special events, artist talks, and demonstrations.

167A Mass Ave

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Arlington Center for the Arts
www.acarts.org

The Arlington Center for the Arts is a vibrant community arts center and a cornerstone for the creative community.

20 Academy Street Arlington, MA 02474

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Arlington Open Studios
https://www.acarts.org/arlington-open-studios

Every October, the Arlington Center for the Arts brings together 60+ local artists and craftspeople to share their talent and their work with the community. Media include painting, photography, fiber, ceramics, glass, fine jewelry, mixed media, printmaking, and sculpture. Plus music and creative food.

730 Massachusetts Ave Arlington MA

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Artful Heart

Artful Heart supports local artist by providing an exciting venue to display and sell their work: pottery , glass, wood, jewelry, fine art and prints, textiles, and more. Special seasonal and holiday events.

8 Medford Street

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Cutter Gallery
http://www.cuttergalleryarlington.com/

Exhibitions of work by local artists; exhibits change every two months. Meet the artists at opening and closing receptions. (rear of the historic Jefferson Cutter House)

611 Mass Ave

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Cyrus Dallin Art Museum

Cryus Edwin Dallin, a celebrated American sculptor known for his depictions of Native Americans, lived in Arlington for 43 years, The museum celebrates his art and his life, and its collection includes 60 of his works. Guided tours and workshops on art and history for adults and children. Elsewhere in Arlington: Dallin's Menotomy Indian Hunter is in the Whittemore-Robbins Garden, next to the Robbins Library; the Robbins Memorial Flagstaff is outside Town Hall; and My Boys is in the Robbins Library.

611 Mass Ave

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Old Schwamb Mill
http://oldschwambmill.org/main.htm

The Mill, one of Arlington's historic gems, is an 1864 picture frame factory and a living history museum. The Mill still makes exquisite hand-turned oval frames on 19th-century lathes. Guided tours; demonstrations of the frame-making machinery; special events. The upstairs art gallery features exhibitions by local artists. In the Barn, Shaker Workshops sells high-quality Shaker reproduction furniture and accessories.

17 Mill Lane Arlington MA

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Old Schwamb Mill Gallery
http://oldschwambmill.org/main.html

The Mill, one of Arlington's historic gems, is an 1864 picture frame factory and a living history museum. The mill still makes exquisite hand-turned oval frames on 19th-century lathes. Guided tours; demonstrations of the frame-making machinery; special events. The upstairs art gallery features exhibitions by local artists. In the Barn, Shaker Workshops sells high-quality Shaker reproduction furniture and accessories. 17 Mill Lane (off Lowell Street)

17 Mill Lane

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Portal Crystal and Art Gallery
https://portalcrystalgallery.com/portal-art-gallery/

One gallery displays a dazzling array of crystals, the other, rotating exhibitions of international and contemporary art.

498 Mass Ave

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Town Hall Gallery
https://www.acarts.org/current-shows

Rotating exhibits by the Arlington Center for the Arts feature local artists. Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor

730 Mass Ave

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Classes & Workshops
Arlington Center for the Arts
www.acarts.org

The Arlington Center for the Arts is a vibrant community arts center and a cornerstone for the creative community.

20 Academy Street Arlington, MA 02474

Cultural District
Arlington Community Education
http://www.arlingtoncommunityed.org

For adults: classes in music, art, crafts, photography, writing, literature, languages and more. For children and teens: TeenZone for middle-school students; vacation and summer programs; SummerFun has 100+ programs for grades 1-9.At Arlington High School, 869 Massachusetts Avenue, and other locations

869 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington MA

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Art Beat Creativity Store
https://artbeatonline.com/

Colorful store and studio dedicated to creativity. Walk-in studio classes: sand art, fabric crafts, painting, mosaics, and more. Art parties designed for children by age.

212A Mass Ave

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Artlounge
http://www.arlingtonartlounge.com/

Wide variety of single-session art classes and workshops. Tuesday Night Art Class Series offers classes for 3-4 weeks. All materials provided; food and drinks available. Summer art camp for children.

1346 Mass Ave

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Clay Dreams
https://www.claydreams.com/

Paint-your-own pottery for children and adults; all materials provided. Finished pieces fired on site.

183 Mass Ave

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Mosaic Oasis Studio
www.mosaicoasis.com

Classes from beginners to experienced mosaic artists: art design, collage, jewelry, grazing balls. Specialized workshops by visiting artists. Tuesday afternoon classes for grade 3-middle school.

1189B Mass Ave

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Arts & Crafts Supplies
Art Beat Creativity Store
https://artbeatonline.com/

Colorful store and studio dedicated to creativity. Walk-in studio classes: sand art, fabric crafts, painting, mosaics, and more. Art parties designed for children by age.

212A Mass Ave

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Fabric Corner
http://www.fabriccornerinc.com/

A store focusing on fabrics for quilting and other sewing projects as well as home decor also offers notions and scissor sharpening.

783 mass Ave

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Mosaic Oasis Studio
https://www.mosaicoasis.com/

Classes from beginners to experienced mosaic artists: art design, collage, jewelry, gazing balls. Specialized workshops by visiting artists. Tuesday afternoon classes for grade 3-middle school.

1189B Mass Ave Arlington MA

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Playtime
http://rhinestones.com/playtimecrafts.htm

Two floors packed with fine art supplies, craft materials, frames, and much more.

283 Broadway Arlington

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