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Call for Art | Labor of Life: Textiles & Fibers

Arlington Center for the Arts is seeking submissions for its upcoming 2023 exhibition Labor of Life: Textiles & Fibers. For this call, we are asking artists to submit works that speak to this labor of life and love; that show the craftsmanship, innovation, and beauty that goes into creating works using textiles techniques.

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ACA's Members Show: Courageous Colors

Celebrate ACA's Artist Members with our annual Members Show: Courageous Colors! Works in this exhibition strike imagination with saturation and explore hue, chroma, and value in expressive or inventive ways. Join us on Thursday, October 27, 6-7:30pm for our Opening Reception event!

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Teen Night @ ACA: Spectacular Self Care

Join ACA for a FREE self care night just for teens. Hang with friends and leave with a self care tool to use in the future. Come relieve the stress of finals and holidays. Enjoy relaxing music, mood lighting and aromatherapy as you craft with the other cool kids. Walk our labyrinth and unwind.Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Visit our COVID-19 Updates page for important information regarding ACA's updated COVID-19 policies and procedures.


Arlington Center for the Arts is proud to be supported by the Mass Cultural Council (MCC) through the Massachusetts Supplemental Economic Recovery Program (SERG-MASS). MCC is a state agency ​that promotes excellence, inclusion, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and sciences, fosters a rich cultural life for all Massachusetts residents, and contributes to the vitality of our communities and economy.


The Council pursues this mission through a wide range of grants, initiatives, and advocacy for artists, communities, organizations, and schools.