Spring and Summer 2021 Art Events in The American Dream City
By Nicole Hawkins, Office of Communications
Posted on April 09, 2021, April 09, 2021

Art events in Arlington

Are you a fine arts aficionado looking for ways to support local artists or soak up the art scene right here in Arlington? You’re in luck. Here’s a list of five upcoming art events in The American Dream City.

UTA Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

When: April 13 - 25, 2021
Where: Online. To view the exhibit, visit
Details: This online exhibition, presented by the art and art history departments at UTA, will feature the glass and visual communication design works of four artists in the Master’s of Fine Arts program.

Vandergriff Art Festival

When: April 30 - May 2, 2021
Where: Vandergriff Park, 2800 S Center St, Arlington
Details: The three-day Vandergriff  Art Festival will feature artists with works including drawing, ceramic, sculpture and photography, among others. You can also enjoy a wide array of food from vendors and beverages from the beer and wine tent while partaking in the arts.

West Main Arts Festival

When: May 8, 2021, 12- 8 p.m.
Where: Create Arlington, 306 W Main St., Arlington
Details: The 2021 West Main Arts Festival is a day-long event filled with art and music. The festival will include art from 50 vendors, live painting and sculpting and 20 bands on three stages.

UTA Annual Glass Art Sale

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 13-May 15, or until art sells out.
Where: 810 S. Davis Dr.
Details: More than 2,000 pieces, ranging from $5 paperweights to collector artworks, will be available at the UTA Department of Art + Art History’s Annual Glass Art Sale, located at 810. S. Davis Dr. Participants must wear a face mask, follow COVID-19 guidelines and register in advance in order to attend. Please click on this link to reserve a spot.

“30 Americans” Exhibition at the Arlington Museum of Art

When: Summer 2021
Where: Arlington Museum of Art, 201 W Main St., Arlington
Details: This art exhibition focuses on issues of race, sexuality, gender and historical identity and includes artwork from 30 African American artists of the past 30 years.

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