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UPDATED March 16: Arlington Center for the Arts is reimagining its favorite spring party as a new event -- Spotlight ACA.

This new fund-raiseris designed to give guests and community members an interactive experience and a little taste of all ACA's signature programs, with live music, hands-on activities, delicious food and drinks, and irresistible items to take home.

This year's event will take place at the Arlington Community Center at 27 Maple Street (ACA's home). Tickets are on sale Thursday, March 16. For more, click here >>

The ACA plans to honor filmmaker and community member Eric Stange with the 2023 Alan McClennen Community Arts Award.

Details about this year's event will be revealed in the coming weeks. Spotlight ACA will feature an immersive experience for our community to enjoy elements of what they love about ACA -- from dancing to Porchfest bands to participating in artist demos, an engaging exhibition in our Shaira Ali Gallery, and even hands-on activities! Mark your calendars.

Event highlights

GroupWe've got 3 terrific bands we are thrilled to be spotlighting over the evening's festivities including Made in the Shade, Outrageous Fortune, and Taal Mel! The musical acts are scheduled throughout the evening and shine a spotlight on local musical talent participating in events like Arlington Porchfest and The Great Northeast Jug Band Festival!.

2023 Alan McClennen Community Arts Award Recipient: Eric StangeEric Stange
Arlington Center for the Arts is proud to present the 2023 Alan McClennen Community Arts Award to Eric Stange in recognition of the skill and passion he has demonstrated as an Arlington-based filmmaker and for his important contributions to the cultural life of our town. This award celebrates local citizens like Eric who embody our organization’s mission to transform lives and build community through the arts.
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Spring registration underway for ACA

Registration for the spring session at the Arlington Center for the Arts is underway.

Not a current ACA member? Advance registration access is one of the many special benefits offered to members of our organization. To learn more about our membership program, including information on how to become a member, please visit our Membership Page(A reminder that a Family Membership level is required to receive member discounts on kids & teen program registrations.)

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