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Arlington Open Studios

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Join the Arlington Center for the Arts (ACA) for our 23rd Annual Arlington Open Studios happening on Saturday, November 13, 2021. This event will be returning to a primarily in-person format, with lots of new features and visitor favorites!


The ACA is pleased to be presenting over 50 participants this year featured at 3 locations in Arlington Center and the Robbins Library will be featuring a Book & Art Sale as part of the event! Our 6 Studio Artists will also be opening their doors to visitors as well! Participating artists are presenting a range of mediums including painting, photography, fiber, ceramics, glass, fine jewelry, mixed media, printmaking, and sculpture. We are also thrilled to be hosting AOS 2021 on our largest event footprint to date! This year's event will feature our first ever Porchfest Stage on the steps of Town Hall, and poets from the Red Letter Poems Project will be doing readings as well!

• Important COVID-19 Policy Update •


As of October 1, 2022, ACA will not require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and while masks continue to be optional at ACA, they are strongly recommended. We encourage everyone to review current masking recommendations from the CDC to inform their personal choices. To read the full policy visit our COVID-19 Updates page.

Event Info

Location, Location, Location:  Over 90 Artists will be featured across two sites this year:

Site #1:

Arlington Town Hall 730 Mass Ave (NEW this year - 2 floors!!)
       + BACK IN 2022:
Music on the Steps of Town Hall!

Site #2:

Arlington Center for the Arts 20 Academy St (3rd & 4th Fl)
AND Arlington Community Center 27 Maple St (1st Floor)


+ BONUS Red Letter Poets and more at Robbins Library 700 Mass Ave!


Arlington Open Studios Participating Artists

Artist Directory

Click the links below to be directed to each artists AOS Directory page including artist info, images and links to their websites, social media pages, and e-commerce sites!

A Simply Sassy Design
Agusta Agustsson
Alexandra Lee
Allison In Wonderland 
Amy Shinerock 
Anastasia Semash
Ann Bausman
Ann Wynne
Anna Whittemore
Anne S. Katzeff / ASK 
Ariel Kessler - Mixed 
    Media Art
Audrey Stanwood
Beads by Beardslee
Carla Dorato Designs
Carol M. Troha
caruna.ocean art
Cathy Garnett
Chikako Designs
Dan Cianfarini
David Harris
Dominique Lecomte
    Images, Voyages, 
Dorien Keusseyan
Embroidering Dreams
    Anna Thai
Francois Huet
Gary Hawley
Gordie Axtman 
Hastings Studio
J. Alice Sipple
Jan Stetson

Janet Smith Photography
Janice Hayes-Cha
JeLO Designs Pottery
Jen Flores Art and Design
Jess Lawrence
Jocelyn Elizabeth Studio 
Johanna Finnegan-Topitzer
JPullman Art
Justine Curran - L . Vittoria   
    Paper Weaving 
Kanch by Kolika
Karen Stark
Karen Stern
Kathryn Dodgson
Kevin McCarthy
Kristin Farrell
Laurie Bogdan
Lidia Scher Art
Lina Haddad Ceramics
Lisa Heffley Jewelry

Lisa Nelson
Liz Buchanan
Lotus and Star Jewelry
Margaret Moody Puppets
Martha Ingols
Maryann Hondo
Moira Lynch Watercolors
Molly Scannell
Nadege DT. O
Nancy French
Neu Fibers
Nick Pavey Botanical 
Noni Armony 
Patricia Bigness
Pepa and Luna
Richard McElroy
Robin Seeran
Sara Diaz
Sassafrass Creations

Red Letter Live Poetry Readings


Back again for 2021, we are pleased to be hosting poetry readings by local poets in the Lyons Room in Arlington Town Hall, 1-3pm. This year will feature poets from the Red Letter Poet project including Fred Marchant, Martha Collins, Lloyd Schwartz, Teresa Calder, Enzo Silan Surin, and Arlington Poet Laureate Steven Ratiner. Information on this feature and the participants below. 

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