ACA visits the State House

State Representatives, artists, and community members alike gathered last Wednesday, July 20th, at the Massachusetts State House to celebrate the work of 11 Arlington artists, currently on display at the State House.

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ACA and our amazing artists, along with Senator Ken Donnelly and State Representative Sean Garballey, at the Massachusetts State House.

The show was initiated, in part, by Senator Ken Donnelly, who contacted Linda Shoemaker, ACA’s Executive Director, about a special opportunity to exhibit work by local artists – and Shoemaker jumped at the chance.

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ACA and artists touring the beautiful Massachusetts State House!

11 Arlington artists were featured in the exhibition: Adrienne Landry, Marjorie Glick, Pamela Shanley, Vicki Paret, Olga Yakovleva, Nilou Moochhala, Connie Chamberlain, Al Hiltz, Philip Young, Lorraine Sullivan, and Jessica Young.

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From left: Al Hiltz, Pamela Shanley, Olga Yakovleva, in front of work by Connie Chamberlain

During the reception, we received a tour of the beautiful State House by State Representative Sean Garballey, enjoyed a surprise visit by the President of the Senate, Mr. Stanley Rosenberg, and celebrated the work of these amazing Arlington artists.

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From left: Adrienne Landry, Stanley Rosenberg, Linda Shoemaker, Ken Donnelly, Sean Garballey

               Additionally, we would like to thank Hannah Buntich and Debra Woodman again for their continual efforts in encouraging and supporting ACA.

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Hannah receiving a handmade card by local 5th grade student and ACA camper Keziah Schober

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Debra receiving an ACA t-shirt as a show of gratitude!

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Nilou Moochhala pictured in front of her work

The show is up until August 9th, so make sure to check out this dynamic and expressive artwork while it’s still on display!

Thanks to everyone who made this exhibit possible!

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