County announces its 2nd Arlington Poet Laureate! Award-winning poet and Marymount University Professor Holly Karapetkova will advocate for poetry and literary arts during a two-year term to begin on July 1, 2020.
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County-run arts facilities (3700 Four Mile Run, Lee Arts Center and shared facilities with APS) will remain closed through December 2020. For more information, please click here.
Arlington Arts at Home
Get to know our programs and revisit past favorites with our at-home activities ranging from coloring pages to self-guided walking tours. Currently featuring activities from the Arlington Art Truck, Art on the ART Bus, Arlington Public Art, and our FY2020 Grant Recipients. More activities will continue to be added, so check back for more ways to experience our programs in your own home. Visit Arlington Arts at Home here.
COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations
Arlington Arts is pro-actively looking out for resources to assist arts organizations, arts administrators and individual artists impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. We encourage members of our artistic community to visit our page, which will continue to be updated with current resources available to assist you through the pandemic. Visit our COVID-19 Artists and Arts Organizations Resources page here.
Artist Relief Fund for COVID-19
To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States. The Artist Relief Fund is a $10 million national emergency relief fund for artists and creative workers that will provide $5,000 no-strings-attached grants. It is intended for anyone who earns income from their creative or artistic practice and who has also been affected by COVID-19. More
Arlington Arts Magazine Third Edition
In everything we do, Arlington Arts endeavors to create connections with artists, with our environment, and with you. We hope you enjoy this look back on some of our successes over the last few months. Read the magazine here.
View previous issues of the Arlington Arts Magazine here.
Enriching Lives - Arlington Arts and Culture Strategy
The Arlington Arts Commission completed a comprehensive study of the arts and culture ecosystem in Arlington resulting in goals and strategies meant to provide Arlington arts stakeholders with tangible goals to create a thriving artistic and cultural community that supports the foundation of Arlington’s sense of place.