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Feeling inspired to try something new? Let us show you ways to express yourself through art, whether or not you’ve tried it before. We’ve made it easy for you, your family and friends to engage in art activities and have creative fun. You’ll discover how easy it is, and gain confidence that you can create anything you want. Come let your inner artist play.

Save the Date!
Romancing The Square next Saturday

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Monday, February 8 – Friday, February 12
Valentine Card Making Extravaganza
Handmade Valentines are the best! Make Valentine cards for your friends, family, and classmates at our fun paper buffet. $12pp

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Find out more about our January and February classes and workshops in our calendar

Zentangle® Club

zentangle club3rd Thursday of each month, starting February 18, from 6 to 7:30 pm. Cost is $15.
Join us for Zentangle Club! Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun method of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, and provides artistic delight along with an increased sense of personal well-being. We’ll hold one session each month led by Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT) Patricia Carney, where you’ll learn new patterns using traditional Zentangle supplies. During most months, there will be an additional session where Artbeat staff will be on hand offer Zentangle-inspired art (ZIA), using various materials and working from the patterns taught that month in the CZT-led class. Attend them all or just a few, starting any time throughout the schedule. Beginners and practiced “tanglers” alike are welcome. Open to adults, teens, and children under 13 with a participating adult.
More info about our Zentangle© ClassesClass registration includes instruction and all materials.
Call (781) 646-2200 to reserve your seat.

Where in the Square? 

dec8f3c0-e350-4233-93e7-cfb1a32e5579What do a 5ft giraffe, a brick from Babe Ruth’s house, and an antique pump organ have in common?  They can all be found in the Capitol Square business district of East Arlington.  And finding them can win you prizes.

Pick up a Passport at this Saturday’s Town Day in Arlington Center, or at Artbeat anytime afterward. Then take an interactive journey through Capitol Square,

matching “top attractions” with the corresponding businesses. Ask the businesses to stamp your passport, then bring your completed passport to Artbeat to be entered to win monthly and grand prize drawings. TAKE YOUR TIME – the passport game starts in September and runs throughout the holiday season, so you’ll have plenty of time to find all the special goods and services that make Capitol Square such a great place to be.

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Stop by Artbeat on New Year's Eve as we say good-bye to 2015 and welcome 2016 with a glass of bubbly and other treats. Help us decorate a jumbo "2016" for display, try some surprise activities, and leave with your own bubbles and noisemakers to continue the celebration at home. Join us any time from 4 to 6 PM, and still have time to celebrate with friends and family. We will be open until 7 PM on New Year's Eve, and closed on New Year's Day.

As Sweet 2016 takes off, this is a perfect time to renew your creative life. Here are some ways Artbeat can help: 1) Start an art journal: our Studio workshop this weekend (January 9 & 10) is creating a special cover for a D-I-Y journal. Bring your own pictures or words to help set your… Read more »