Classes, Workshops & Lessons

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Arlington Center for the Arts

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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Clay Dreams

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

183 Mass Ave

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Laura's Sewing School

Sewing classes for all ages and abilities. 785 Massachusetts Avenue

785 Mass Ave

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TheObjectofStories Gallery

A place of art, objects, contemplation, resourcefulness, and tea. A non-traditional gallery space for individual and group interaction with art and culture. Open hours listed on the website for drop-in, coupled with creative gallery events, and individual use arrangements of the space. Traditional Chinese tea and unique coffee drinks available.

189 Mass Ave Arlington MA

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Art/Craft & Music
Arlington Community Education

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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Alton St Dance

Group and private lessons for children and teens of all levels and abilities.

6 Alton Street

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Dance Caliente

Group classes in partner dancing for adults of all abilities: tango, swing, waltz, salsa, foxtrot, and more. Sunday dance parties in a café-like atmosphere. Private lessons. Children’s Latin Dance workshop for students, K-3.

630 Mass Ave (First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church)

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Dance Place

Classes for children 2 years and up: Young Dancers, Combo Dance, and Classic Dance. B-baby teaches 3yrs+ the fundamentals of break dance and tumbling. Hip-hop classes for boys. Summer and school vacation camps.

182 Broadway

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Dancing Into Birth

Noli Rosen is a contemporary dancer, teacher, choreographer, & authentic midwife based in Boston, MA. Her passion for functional movement and dance is matched only by her passion for physiologic childbirth and women's work. Noli also has a strong background in amateur bodywork and somatics, and believes in building a dynamic, movement filled life. Arlington, MA

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Lynn & Jen's Dance Studio

Classes structured for children’s ages and interests: creative movement, ballet, Irish step, tap, hip-hop, jazz, and more. Plus a Competition class for dedicated dancers looking for performance experience. For adults: jazz, modern, and tap plus cardio-intensive fitness classes.

86 Warren Street

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McGowan Irish Dance

Irish dance for children and adults. Traditional, non-competitive Irish step dance, sean-nós (old style) dance, and social dance.

74 Pleasant St (St. Johns) & 7 Medford St (Regent Theater Underground)

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The Ballet Academy

Classical ballet training for ages 3 to adult. All students learn the fundamentals of ballet; extensive training available for those aspiring to be a professional dancer. Plus classes designed especially for adults.

300 Mass Ave

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Demers Piano Studio

39 Mott Street

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Janica Music Piano Studio

Janica Piano Studio offers weekly individual piano lessons for beginning through advanced students, 5 years to adult. Our music program develops students͛ musical appreciation, playing, self-confidence, thinking skills, memory, concentration, and stage performance abilities.

9 Palmer Street

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Jess West Music

Jess West offers a ‘student-centric’ approach to music lessons that is ideal not only for young beginners but also for students of any age. Students choose songs they enjoy with Jess’ guidance, explore musical notation, build a working musical vocabulary, and write and create music of our own.

85 Warren Street

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Morningside Music Studio

Take lessons, workshops, or masterclasses, then join fellow musicians in one of the studio͛s 20 music ensembles. Lessons for all ages and levels in voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, trombone, trumpet, sax, clarinet, flute, and more. 13A Medford St #6 (Regent Theatre building)

13A Medford Street #6 (Regent Theatre Building)

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Music Studios of Arlington

Sixteen sound-isolated music rehearsal studios can be rented by the month.

339 Mass Ave

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Torch Light Music Studios

Torch Light Music School specializes in Voice Lessons, Recordings and Stage Performance coaching for ages 8 to adult. Our music lessons provide our students an advanced level of music education tailored to their level while building confidence and self-esteem. Also offers high quality Drum Lessons on Fridays for students aged 8 to adult of all levels of experience.

11-A Medford Street

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Wood & Strings Music Center

Wood and Strings offers individual lessons in band and orchestral instruments, voice, piano, and guitar for beginning through advanced students. Studio staff are trained and experienced music teachers who are accomplished musicians in their respective fields. 493 Massachusetts Avenue

493 MASS AVE Arlington, MA

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Arlington Community Media

ACMi provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas which reflect the talents, skills, interests, concerns, and diversity of the Arlington community. ACMi News covers all the stories and current events of interest to the Arlington community. Its Public Affairs programs cover the town’s governance, schools, politics, and issues of the day. ACMi trains teens and adults who want to learn production skills, join a crew, and/or make their own TV shows, and ACMi Sports covers a broad cross-section of the high school sports scene in Arlington, both live and through re-airings.

85 Park Ave

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