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.
Tiny House Votive
Saturday, Oct 7, 10 AM-6 PM
Sunday, Oct 8, 12-6 PM
Monday, Oct 10, 12 – 6 PM
This is a great weekend to start preparing for Fall celebrations. Paint a tiny holiday house with a votive light (included) to light your home. $12pp
Saturday, Oct 14, 10 AM-6 PM
Sunday, Oct 15, 12-6 PM
Decoupage or paint beautiful pumpkins and mini gourds, and finish with glitter glaze, to create a harvest that will sparkle on your holiday table. $12pp and up
Make Your Own Monster
Saturday, Oct 21, 10 AM-6 PM
Sunday, Oct 22, 12-6 PM
Our little stuffed dolls are so sweet…until they turn into little monsters in your hands. Make a bewitched bunny, a zombie, or your own little mummy Not into scary? Make a funny doll or a replica of your upcoming Halloween costume
Sugar Skull Extravaganza
Saturday, Oct 28, 10 AM-6 PM
Paint a mache sugar skull or layer colored sand inside a glass skull jar for celebrating Day of the Dead. These images can be placed on an altar at home to remember a loved one who has passed. $15pp
Sugar Skull Watercolor Painting
Sunday, Oct 29, 12 – 4 PM
Make a sugar skull watercolor painting for the perfect design for your walls for Day of the Dead and beyond. $15pp
SAVE THE DATE!
Dia de los Muertos Fiesta
Sunday, October 29, 4-6 PM
Where in the Square?
What 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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