A Message from the ACA: COVID-19 Update

(Updated March 24, 2020)


The Arlington Center for the Arts will be closed to the public until April 7, 2020, with the potential for extension beyond that date. Our staff is still readily available remotely via email. Please visit our Staff Info page for direct emails or send any general inquiries to


Please stay tuned!

In the coming days, we hope to share some fun and creative ideas to keep you safe and connected, while beating those social distancing blues, so stay tuned!

You can always stay connected with us through our social media channels!





ACA will continue monitoring 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.

Thank you for your ongoing support of the ACA!


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A new year. A blank canvas. So many possibilities. 

The Arlington Center for the Arts is the place to spark your creativity this winter. Learn something new. Polish a skill. Develop your talent. Whether you’re at the beginning a journey or already on the road, you’ll find we offer a terrific variety of classes and workshops led by passionate instructors dedicated to fueling your self-discovery and expression.


Now is the time to flex some creative muscle at the ACA!

Winter Classes begin January 13, 2020!

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