ACAC logo zUPDUUP  The Arlington Commission for Arts & Culture (Arts Arlington) held a free celebration of creativity and community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Town Hall, 730 Mass. Ave.

Residents were invited to this event featuring multiple works of art on display and artists available to speak with guests, accompanied by a live jazz and R&B performance. According to a news release from Stewart Ikeda, ACAC cochair, a one-day-only exhibit called "Inspired" is to be featured. Included are works by photographer Maria Fonseca, drawings by Larry Terry and paintings by TJ Reynolds. Terry is also set to play the saxophone in the musical portion of the event. 


In addition to "Inspired," 20 quilts were on display, products of the Sisters in Stitches art group. 

The organizers had interactive components for guests plus an opportunity for members of the public to work on a drawing or decorate with fabric squares, answering the question "What Inspires You?"

This event was organized collaboratively by ArtsArlington and Arlington's Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with funding from New England Foundation for the Arts.

More information about this event can be read here >>

Nov. 24, 2023: Arlington Commission of Arts & Culture

 This news announcement was published Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, based on information from Stewart Ikeda, and updated Dec. 11, 2023, to note that the event occurred.