In the Shaira Ali Gallery

Featured Artwork: Ayer to Melrose by Lisa Nelson

Viewing Members Show: YOU + ME

Given the precautions surrounding COVID-19 we are pleased to be able to offer several options for patrons to view Members Show: YOU + ME

Viewing Options Coming Soon!

2021 Members Show: YOU + ME 

On View: March 11 - June 4, 2021

Virtual Opening Reception: Thursday, March 25, 6:30-7:30pm

Link to join us for the virtual opening reception here

After a year that has divided and disconnected many people, we remain humbly grateful for the community in which we serve. Arlington Center for the Arts is please to be presenting our annual Members Show 2021: YOU + ME. This celebration of artistic membership at the ACA presents artwork in a variety of media that address concepts of connectivity and togetherness.

This exhibit honors the diversity of experience and expression, seeking pieces that speak to the various ways we can experience togetherness now and envision future possibilities. These concepts include, but are not limited to community, family, love, ecology, friendship and their struggles and triumphs.  Subjects are realistic, abstract, human, environmental, calculated, and experimental.

Participating ACA Members:


Barbara Baskin | Jen Bilodeau | Jacob Bloom | Eliza Burden

Glenn Davis | Jonathan Donahue | Steven Edson | Claire Forrest    Wendy Gonick | Gary Hawley | Jennifer Ingram | Lidia Kenig-Scher    Debby Lewis | Claire Lima | Katherine Lobo | Michael Manning  Karen McCarthy | Nilou Moochhala | Sally Naish | Lisa Nelson

Linda O'Connor | Katherine Oh | Henry Olds | Claudia Ravaschiere  Joanne Rothstein | Molly Scannell | Alice Sipple | Catherine Solovay  Betty Stone | Karen Yi

In the ACA Hallway Gallery

Poetry Collaboration

On View: February 5 - March 31, 2021

Virtual Opening Reception: March 3, at 7pm

We're happy to currently be hosting Art Links Arlington as they present their first annual Members exhibit in our hall gallery February 5 through March 31! This unique exhibit prompted ArtLinks members to collaborate with Arlington’s Poet Laureate, Steven Ratiner by creating works in response to several of his poems!

ArtLinks is hosting an opening reception for this exhibit on Wednesday, March 3 at 7pm, and attendees may RSVP by emailing!


We are permitting in-person visits to this exhibit by appointment only due to Covid-19 restrictions. Guests may view the exhibition in-person Monday-Friday 10am-2pm only and need to request an appointment in advance by emailing

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