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Anne Briggs Artist Award Recipient

We are pleased to announce the first recipient of our new Anne Briggs Artist Award, ceramic artist and educator Ellie House! This award honors the memory of Anne Briggs, a longtime member of ACA and prize-winning artist.


Red Letter Weekly Poetry Series

The ACA is honored to join the Arlington Commission for Arts & Culture and Robbins Library in supporting The Red Letter Poems Project by Arlington Poet Laureate Steven Ratiner.


Ceramics Directed Study Class

Looking for time to do your own ceramics work? Refine your skills, expand your practice, and take time for yourself in our ceramics open studio hours. Work in our new ceramics studio space at your own pace!

COVID-19 Update

(Updated May 21, 2021)


As has been the case throughout the pandemic, ACA’s priority remains the health and safety of our community.


ACA continues to monitor developments related to COVID-19, following guidelines and recommendations from the Town of Arlington, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


For the time being, ACA will continue requiring all visitors, students, instructors, and staff at our facilities to wear masks indoors. All who enter our facilities are encouraged to wash or sanitize their hands. Anyone feeling ill is advised to stay home.


 - In-Person Visits are Appointment Only -

ACA asks those wishing to make an in-person visit to send an email to info@acarts.org and request an appointment.


If you need to reach a specific staff member, please consult our Staff Directory to find contact information for each member of our team.


See ACA’s COVID-19 Control Plan for more details.