Welcome to the Arlington Commission for Arts & Culture, an umbrella organization for several culture related town entities collectively dedicated to cultivating a sustainable and supportive environment for the arts in our town. We enliven public space with accessible, creative experiences to strengthen and enrich our community, create opportunities for artists, and invigorate the local economy.
The Commission comprises Arlington Public Art (APA), Live Arts Arlington (LAA), the Arlington Cultural Council (ACC), the Arlington Cultural District (ACD), and Artlinks Arlington (Artlinks). Learn about its regionally renowned public art and performance initiatives here.
> Events & Performances
Garage Band is a post-PorchFest pop-up dance party, a celebration of community, and a gathering in an unusual venue, the Arlington Global Service Station, a classic auto service station that has become, thanks to input from neighborhood artist Johnny Lapham, a public art landmark in the heart of Arlington’s Cultural District.
> On View
Donations from individuals who support creating more public art in Arlington are crucial to making our projects possible. Your contribution will match grants receive from the Arlington Cultural Council, a state agency, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Friends of the Fox Library and other organizations.