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Create Arlington

Create Arlington We are a unique studio space supporting the ambitions of creators and entrepreneurs. Create Arlington is more than a coworking space. A grant will come and go.

It is a place where
entrepreneurs and artists can receive the support they need to be
successful. A scholarship will come and go. But a community that is committed to your dreams—and takes
practical, positive action—is life changing. We thrive in the right space. Create Arlington is that place for North Texas artists.

Operating as usual

12/22/2022
12/22/2022
EM - Microenterprise Program

Create Arlington announces a new partnership with Center for Transforming Lives Create Arlington and Transforming Lives (CTL) and the Transform Tarrant County from Within (TTC) partnership will support the TTC mission: "to strengthen the small business ecosystem for underserved entrepreneurs in Tarrant County, specifically as it relates to the ecosystem infrastructure, policies, market access, business support services, capital, and applicable wraparound services required for sustainability." Would you like to find out about CTL and entrepreneurial support opportunities? Join us on January 17, 2023 at 7:00pm, Create Arlington Studios for our first "Meet & Greet" to find out more about the program. You can also find out more about CTL at the link below.

A microenterprise is a for-profit entity that typically requires a minimal amount of startup capital. The microenterprises that CTL works with usually need less than $3,000 and add significant value to the economy of Tarrant County by creating jobs, enhancing income, strengthening purchasing power,...

Photos from City of Arlington, TX - City Hall's post
12/22/2022

Photos from City of Arlington, TX - City Hall's post

12/22/2022

Great point Small Business Moms 🙌🏻😆

AMAZON doesn’t wrap your purchases either, lol!!

HOUSE of CHAR
Design, Decor + Gifts

will be OPEN today,
Wednesday 11-8pm
Thursday 11-7pm
Friday 11-6pm
Saturday 11-4pm

Can’t wait to see you ♥️🥂🎁🎄🎅🏻






12/22/2022

I am Proud to be a Female Entrepreneur

West Main Arts Fest - Sponsorship packages for 2023Looking to brand your business/non-profit among young influencers & m...
12/22/2022
West Main Arts Festival — Create Arlington

West Main Arts Fest - Sponsorship packages for 2023
Looking to brand your business/non-profit among young influencers & music/art lovers? Do you like supporting the local artist scene? Then you or your business should consider becoming a Sponsor of the 7th annual West Main Arts Festival. The event will be held in Downtown Arlington on West Main between the Arlington Public Library and Theater Arlington. West Main also includes Create Arlington Studios and Gallery, Catalyst Creative, Arlington Museum of Art and the Dance Theater Arlington.
Who will be seeing your company’s logo and information?
10,000 attendees at the festival visiting 120 artist booths and 3 live music stages.
60 thousand followers on our social media platforms. (FB, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube)
4,100 email subscribers
Place event posters throughout DFW in high visibility locations
Canvas Sponsor
$500.00
10 available. 10’x10’ vendor booth at event, 4 sponsor posts leading up to the event on Create Arlington social media channels. Business logo banner in 2 e-newsletter blasts prior to event. Business listing on banners at event and on art card/poster. 6 passes to the VIP area.
Frame Sponsor
$250.00
4 sponsor posts leading up to the event on Create Arlington social media. Business logo will be linked to your website/social media on our Create Arlington website and in 2 email blast. 2 passes to VIP area.
Paintbrush Sponsor
$100.00
Individual or business name listed/linked as sponsor on website, email blasts and on social media.
Contact Mark ([email protected]) for information about West Main Arts Festival 2023 sponsorships.

  We’re celebrating 7 years of music and art on Main Street in Arlington. all photos by Paul Knudsen (portfoliostudio.net) Are you an artist, a maker, a vendor, or a musician?Sell your wares and share your art at the West Main Arts Festival. It’s the largest event of its kind in Arlington—and...

12/21/2022
We are so excited that Catalyst Creative Arts will be our neighbor. Nice couple blocks continues to grow arts in the Cul...
12/18/2022

We are so excited that Catalyst Creative Arts will be our neighbor. Nice couple blocks continues to grow arts in the Cultural District on

We are moving up the road to 300 West Main Street in Arlington TX! We will begin classes and events at our new location on February 1st. Excited!

January 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar @ Create Arlington4th   6:00pm Figure Drawing $15 - Free For Create Members5th   6:3...
12/18/2022

January 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar @ Create Arlington

4th 6:00pm Figure Drawing $15 - Free For Create Members

5th 6:30pm DFW Creators Happy Hour & Art Showcase

7th 7:00pm Cake & Prose Literary Event & Live Music

10th 7:30pm Spoken Word & Poetry Open Mic Night

14th 6:00pm “Portraits of Texas Musicians” Art Opening

18th 6:00pm Figure Drawing $15 “Free For Members”

19th 7:00pm Singer/Songwriter Night & Networking
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Music from the Singer-Songwriter Night at Create Arlington.
12/17/2022
Oscar Reyes on Instagram: "😭😭Con el permiso de ustedes.😭😭 Les comparto mi propia canción escrita por mi. La melodía y tonos por mi. Arreglos y dirección del violín del famoso EL CHINO Y arreglos y dirección del Guitarron mi papá. EL

Music from the Singer-Songwriter Night at Create Arlington.

Oscar Reyes shared a post on Instagram: "😭😭Con el permiso de ustedes.😭😭 Les comparto mi propia canción escrita por mi. La melodía y tonos por mi. Arreglos y dirección del violín del famoso EL CHINO Y arreglos y dirección del Guitarron mi papá. EL FAMOSO YOGUI. TITULADA “Te pedí....

Jan 5, 6p-9p at  Grab a free drink, socialize with other DFW creatives and enjoy some fun icebreakers, plus a showcase f...
12/17/2022
Creative Networking Happy Hour & Showcase

Jan 5, 6p-9p at Grab a free drink, socialize with other DFW creatives and enjoy some fun icebreakers, plus a showcase from two talented local artists!
Our mission is to host events where creatives can showcase their work and share their methods in order to inspire, educate, and connect with each other and the community.
We want to foster a culture of generosity along with a passion for our craft - freely sharing insights into our own creative process, in order to sharpen each other's skills, broaden each other's minds, and accomplish new things that would not have been possible alone!
Tickets are free but VERY limited, so get yours now and come enjoy the fun + connect with new and inspiring people!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/484765465557
Agenda:
6:30pm - Guests arrive, enjoy a drink and socialize.
7:00pm - Round-Robin Style Icebreakers - introduce yourself and tell us about your interests!
7:30pm - Presentation from Jonathan Daniel, Filmmaker and Owner of Real Human Media.
Jonathan will show examples of his films and discuss his process, followed by a Q&A session.
8:00pm - Presentation from a Surprise Guest, followed by Q&A session.
8:30pm - 9:00pm More drinks and socializing!

Grab a free drink, socialize with other DFW creatives and enjoy some fun icebreakers, plus a showcase from two talented local artists!

Photos from Arlington Parks and Recreation's post
12/17/2022

Photos from Arlington Parks and Recreation's post

12/17/2022

We've had some really fun fused glass ornaments Private Events! How amazing are these?

12/17/2022

⏰Art In Public Places’ open call deadline is December 21, 5 PM CST.

💻If you have questions or need assistance with your application, please join our next virtual open office hours on Tuesday, December 20, 10 AM - 12 PM CST or reach out to us directly at [email protected].

✏️Find the virtual open office hours &
application links here: https://linktr.ee/cityofaustinarts

12/17/2022

Fused glass by
Kathy Barnett

Contempo Art Glass Gallery and Fusing Center
1101 S Bowen Rd
Arlington TX 76013
8176732949
Classes, 90 COE supplies, Gifts


12/17/2022

The Lights at Interlochen, one of the largest and longest running holiday traditions in North Texas, is back for the 2022 season! Each year, more than 200 homeowners in this northwest Arlington neighborhood celebrate the season by decorating their homes with festive lights and holiday-themed displays. The public is invited to drive through the neighborhood from 6 – 11 p.m. each night, Dec. 16 – Dec. 25: https://bit.ly/3HiA5jn

Calling All Artists, Makers and Food/Beverage Trucks! We are pleased to announce that the application for the West Main ...
12/14/2022

Calling All Artists, Makers and Food/Beverage Trucks! We are pleased to announce that the application for the West Main Arts Festival, occurring on May 6, 2023 in Downtown Arlington, TX is LIVE!! Apply today!!

https://www.createarlington.com/wmaf-2023-application

Photos from Asel Art Supply Inc's post
12/13/2022

Photos from Asel Art Supply Inc's post

12/10/2022

Saturday, December 10th in Downtown Arlington Texas the Arlington Holiday Lights Parade has been cancelled due to a weather advisory.

12/10/2022

Our new sign is hard to miss! You can find us at

916A W. Division
Arlington, TX 76012

Shop hours:
Tues-Thurs: 1pm-10pm
Fri-Sat: 1pm-12am



Photos from Arlington Life Shelter's post
12/10/2022

Photos from Arlington Life Shelter's post

12/10/2022

Elf Show Schedule:
Friday, Dec 9 - 6pm at The Reserve (Arlington Villa)
7pm at Interlochen
Saturday, Dec 10 - 3:45 at The Levitt Pavilion
in case of rain, we'll perform at The Studio,
222 W. Main St
More shows next week!

Alway Remember Your Mission! OUR MISSION TO TRANSFORM DOWNTOWN ARLINGTON�Cities are complex systems. They change. They g...
12/07/2022

Alway Remember Your Mission!

OUR MISSION TO TRANSFORM DOWNTOWN ARLINGTON�
Cities are complex systems. They change. They grow. They have unique challenges. The vision for Create Arlington is inherent in its name. We want to be part of the ever-changing process to create a better Arlington. How is our organization positioned to make this vision a reality? �
“CREATE ARLINGTON ENABLES PEOPLE . . .”
�If you wanted to distill the Create Arlington mission into four words, look no further. Create Arlington enables people. We believe cities are made great when the people within the city do great things. Everyone benefits when people are given the necessary resources. Create Arlington provides workspace, collaborative partnerships, training opportunities, and community events that targets the people most interesting in making an impact.�
“. . . TO PURSUE THEIR PASSIONS . . .”
�Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm (Ralph Waldo Emerson). To be effective, we don’t mandate projects from a committee. Instead, we listen to our people. We encourage them to pursue the projects that move them. We believe trusting people to do what they do best yields the greatest results. No other business incubator in North Texas works as hard to send our members out from our location, so they might continue to grow. �
“. . . BY FOSTERING A CREATIVE, ENTREPRENEURIAL COMMUNITY . . .”
�The data is clear. Cities need the arts, if they hope to compete when corporations relocate, and people choose where they want to live. Until recently, we believed that only the largest cities had the human capital to compete. This is simply not true. Creative entrepreneurs are looking for affordable, engaging neighborhoods where they feel they have a voice. We believe Downtown Arlington is an ideal setting for artists and entrepreneurs.�
“. . . WITHIN AN OPEN, THRIVING SETTING.”
�If there is one thing that art and business have in common, it’s the need for a community that supports innovation and creativity, willing to take risks and learn from its efforts. We believe that as Create Arlington grows, Downtown Arlington will thrive as well. It’s a simple formula. With every art festival, gallery opening, literary event, and training workshop we host, we’re engaging with thousands throughout North Texas—rebranding Downtown Arlington as a uniquely desirable, valuable place to live and work and play.

11/21/2022

💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼

How can Arlington redevelop equitably? Troy Williams seeks answers as 1st chief equity officer
11/19/2022
How can Arlington redevelop equitably? Troy Williams seeks answers as 1st chief equity officer

How can Arlington redevelop equitably? Troy Williams seeks answers as 1st chief equity officer

Troy Williams is Arlington's inaugural chief equity officer. City leaders created the position as part of recommendations from the Unity Council, Arlington's city-appointed task force that created 60 recommendations to address disparities in policies surrounding topics including health, employment a...

11/19/2022

Supporting Music Education!
donorschoose.org/mmoss
🎤🎹🥁🪘🎷🎺🪗🎸🪕🎻

Save The Date! West Main Arts Fest - May 6, 2023 - Third Thursday Pop Up Market is Nov 17, 2022. More events at link bel...
11/09/2022
Save The Date! West Main Arts Fest - May 6, 2023

Save The Date! West Main Arts Fest - May 6, 2023 - Third Thursday Pop Up Market is Nov 17, 2022. More events at link below.

With 700 square feet available to you, the gallery at Create Arlington is the perfect space for your next offsite business meeting, art exhibit/class, baby shower, banquet, recital, or birthday party. 

11/07/2022
11/03/2022

Address

306 W Main Street
Arlington, TX
76010

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 12pm - 4pm

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