The Arlington Museum of Art is a haven for both artists and art lovers. The various exhibits and featured artists that are presented in the facility's impressive galleries all offer unique perspectives and expressions of their individual talents. The museum does much to foster that creativity in everyone, as various classes and programs are offered throughout the year.
Also, the Arlington Museum of Art is available as the perfect backdrop against which many of life's celebrations can take place, such as weddings, anniversary celebrations, graduation receptions, and more. In many ways, the museum celebrates the art that is displayed as well as the art of life itself.
Arlington's Creative Arts Theatre and School has a very clear mission. The organization focuses on presenting quality theatrical entertainment as well as fostering young talent to carry on the tradition of delivering fine performances.
The School offers several classes for aspiring performers of all ages, and they take those individuals and utilize what they have learned in such highlights as The Miracle Worker, All Shook Up, Madeline and the Gypsies and much more. Performances are scheduled all year, so check the website for times and ticket information.
Symphony Arlington consistently prides itself in presenting the musical work of some of the world's best-loved composers in an entertainment venue that makes the experience truly unforgettable. Works by such composers as Verdi, Nicolai and Rossini are scheduled throughout the year, so it's never too early to plan a special evening of classics for you and your family. Symphony Arlington understands the importance of tradition, and that legacy of fine performances continues season after season.
With the legacy of the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers looming large over the entire city of Arlington, it's not surprising that an entire museum specifically dedicated to sports art is such a popular venue. Reputed to be the nation's largest art gallery devoted to sports, the Hall of Fame Museum is a unique and awe-inspiring museum featuring original pieces as well as lithographs, statues, uniforms, autographs and various other types of memorabilia that even the most causal sports fan will find impressive.
This impressive facility is housed within the Rangers Ball park and it offers a comprehensive look at the team's origins, triumphs, trials, and the people who played vital roles in the evolution of this highly regarded baseball team. The various exhibits include rare photos, memorabilia, team uniforms and audio and video presentations.
If you love the theater but hate the crowds, you'll absolutely love taking in a performance at Theatre Arlington. This venue offers highly personal theatrical experience, as there are only 200 seats in this quaint little theater that make every performance an intimate affair. On-stage entertainment ranges from excellent family fare to provocative adults-only productions, but either way, you won't miss a minute of the drama that will unfold right before your eyes.
Arlington's Upstairs Gallery has maintained an impressive forty-year tradition of featuring the work of Arlington-area artists as well as the work of artisans from the surrounding metro-plex. That scope has produced a truly unique collection of work, from the traditional to the modern, presented in various mediums. The gallery also encourages budding artists to follow their muse by offering classes for kids, teenagers and adults over the course of the year.