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Arlington Open Studios | Call for Artists

Calling all Artists & Artisans! Join Arlington Center for the Arts for our 25th Annual Arlington Open Studios happening on Sunday, November 12, 2023. This event will be an in-person event with a range of virtual resources available to visitors. Artists who work in all mediums including painting, photography, fiber, ceramics, glass, fine jewelry, mixed media, printmaking and sculpture are encouraged to register. 


Location, Location, Location:  Arlington Open Studios will be held in two adjacent buildings in Arlington Center:

  1. Arlington Town Hall (730 Mass Ave)

  2. Arlington Community Center (20 Academy St/27 Maple St)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 8, 2023 @ 5pm

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The AOS 2023 Application is now officially closed. Please email with any questions!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – please read and save for reference:
DATE: SUNDAY, November 12, 2023, 11 – 5pm

LOCATION: All artists will be at Arlington Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA, or the Arlington Center for the Arts, 1sth floor, just behind Town Hall at 20 Academy St

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Arlington and non-Arlington artists

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 8, 2023 @ 5pm

TO REGISTER: Complete this Application Form and be ready to upload up to 15 images of your work, an artist resume, and artist statement.

JURYING: Due to space constraints, applications will be juried. Artists who are not juried into this year’s show will automatically be added to a Waitlist and will be notified if space becomes available.

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: Artists will receive confirmation of their acceptance and location in Arlington Open Studios 2023 by Tuesday, September 12, 2023.

PAYMENT: if you are accepted – payment is due no later than September 15, 2023. After that we will assume you are unable to participate and we will begin offering spaces to artists on our waitlist. Please email Pam Shanley, AOS Director at if you do not receive an email by September 12.

FEE: $60 for ACA members, $75 for non-members (artists have the option to become a member when paying their fee)

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