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Do murals beautify Arlington? Let ACAC know

envision arlingtonUPDATED Nov. 22: Help the Arlington Commission of Arts and Culture plan more murals by answering this short survey. Zoom presentations in January and February.

Hundreds of people have commented on how much they love the new native-plants and pollinators mural by Sophy Tuttle and ACAC's climate futures interns.

Mural paintingNow, thanks to a $50,000 transformative growth grant from the Town of Arlington, the commission is planning to create a few more and seek community input.

Please take 3 to 5 minutes to fill out a quick survey here >> 

ArtsArlington, in collaboration with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Arlington Center for the Arts, is developing a plan to bring more murals to Arlington. Curious to find out more? Join one of these informational Zoom presentations by our planning consultant,Amanda Hill:

Monday, Jan. 9, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Artist selection: Model processes and possibilities.

Monday, Feb. 13, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Community engagement: Models and strategies

Updates and Zoom registration information will be posted here >>

The Arlington Mural Project is funded by a Transformative Growth grant from the Town of Arlington.

Meanwhile, consider this ... 

utility-box mapOur artful street: Showcasing 2022 utility-box program

The Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture presents this year's artful, unique utility-box masterpieces.

Visit Arts Arlington here to meet the artists, see their beautiful work, and enjoy ACAC's creative mission to turn pieces of functional street apparatus into art.

Many thanks to Laurie Bogdan, cochair of the community-engagement committee, for heading the project.

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This appeal for opinion was published Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, and updated Nov. 22.

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