A Message from the ACA:


The Arlington Center for the Arts stands with the BIPOC community today and everyday. As we continue our mission to transform lives and build community through the arts, we must call attention to the injustices within that community and serve as a source of empowerment for all artists. Artists often call on society to think differently and to change the way we see ourselves and others and we are proud to provide a venue for that dialogue.


The ACA is committed to continue to amplify the voices of artists, including those most marginalized by societal inequalities. We also recognize there is more work to be done to ensure equitable access to our artistic programs, opportunities, and resources. Black lives matter and we encourage our community to stand with us in support of the BIPOC community.




COVID-19 Update

(Updated June 8, 2020)


The Arlington Center for the Arts will be closed to the public until further notice. Our staff is still readily available remotely via email. Please visit our Staff Info page for direct emails or send any general inquiries to info@acarts.org.


In-person programs have been cancelled until at least June 29 as per the Governor's orders. In the meantime, check-out our current online offerings. For information on the status ACA's Summer Camp Program, please visit our Summer Arts page.

As always, the ACA continues to monitor developments related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), following guidelines and recommendations from the Town of ArlingtonMassachusetts Department of Public Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Staying Connected w/ ACA

We recognize the uncertainty that weighs on all of us as our communities respond to the precautions around COVID-19. While we all must do our part to prevent the spread of the virus, we as an organization also feel a responsibility to continue to engage our community through the arts in these times of extended isolation.

The ACA will regularly be compiling activities, resources, and ideas for beating the social distancing blues. Please visit our Staying Connected page for a regularly updated list of links, resources, and ideas!

Many thanks to our Business Partners:

Watertown Savings Bank | Bowes Real Estate | Winchester Savings Bank | Leader Bank


ACA extends special thanks to the following businesses for in-kind donations and collaborations:

13FOREST Gallery | American Repertory Theater | Arlington Children's Theater | Arlington Cultural Council | Arlington International Film Festival | Arlington Community Media, Inc | Artbeat: The Creativity Store | Artful Heart Gallery | Boston Beer Company | Capitol Square Business Association | Chilly Cow Ice Cream | Data Collaborative | Derby Farm Flowers and Gardens Dorian Color | Flora Restaurant | Giles Fine Wines | Kickstand Cafe | Maxima | Menotomy Beer and Wine | My Brother's Place Quebrada Baking Company | Regent Theatre | The Shoppers | Starbucks | Sweet Generation | Tryst Restaurant

Union Press | Vision 20/20 Diversity Task Group | Whole Foods 


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