Creativity Easy to find. Easy to share.

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!

Special Event! Vintage Paper Silhouette Artist October 3rd!

Vintage Paper Cuts for your Child: Silhouette Artist

An heirloom gift for the holidays and a timeless, eye-catching work of art!

Cut completely by hand. $35/pp for 2 matted copies.

This is all about the art of cutting out silhouettes. Before cameras were invented, if you wanted a likeness of yourself or your child, you could have a silhouette created by an artist. It was an inexpensive alternative to sitting for a painted portrait – and the profiles were surprisingly accurate and recognizable.

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These vintage-style silhouettes make great, unusual gifts for the holidays. Call now to reserve your time. A small, non-refundable fee will be taken at the time of registration.

Call 781-646-2200 to sign up!

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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Artbeat voted Top Art Class in Boston!

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Artbeat has been voted one of the best art classes around Boston in the Boston Parent’s Paper’s 2014 Family Favorite Awards! We are thrilled that Artbeat has again been voted one of the Top 5 Places for Art Classes in Boston, and also one of the Top 5 Party Destinations. THANK YOU for your votes that landed us in these fun… Read more »

Best Beach Boredom Buster!

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If you’re heading to the beach for a week, or even for a day, here’s something new you’ll want to bring along. A Piece of the Beach sand casting kits give you a way to create a lasting memento of your vacation while you’re still playing in the sand. Beach OrnamentsSimply arrange your beach finds… Read more »