The Arlington Art Truck 2021 season kicks off with visiting artist Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. He has made seven different letterpressed cards to honor the anniversary of the lunch counter sit-ins that took place in Arlington, Virginia, between June 9–22, 1960.
Closures and Reopening
Many County-run arts facilities (Lee Arts Center and shared facilities with APS) are currently closed. Cultural Affairs will re-open for in-person studio rehearsals at 3700 South Four Mile Run starting July 9, 2021. The rehearsal studios will be made available 3 days a week under limitations and safety guidance.
For status updates and any inquires related to alternative rehearsal/performance spaces, please contact Toni Essex at Aessex@arlingtonva.us | 703.228.1838
Summer Concerts Return to Lubber Run Amphitheater
Come on out and come back to Lubber Run, reopening for the first time since 2019! Known for his moving rendition of “No One” from the hit ABC television series A Million Little Things, blues singer-songwriter Chris Pierce performs at the re-opening of the free Lubber Run Amphitheater Summer Concert Series, North Columbus and 2nd Street North, in Arlington, Virginia. The Series runs Friday, July 9 through August 15, 2021, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 11:00 a.m. Admission is FREE and open to the public.
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.
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. Read Enriching Lives – Arlington Arts and Culture Strategy and visit our Newsroom for more special reports and studies.