Community Center - Gallery - Studio
130 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA 02421
The Lexington Arts and Crafts Society was founded in 1935 as a non-profit regional education center dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in both traditional and contemporary arts and crafts. Our gallery exhibits are FREE and open to the public.
To spark joy, enrich lives, and build community through the practice, teaching, and sharing of art and craft.
The human need to create is celebrated, encouraged, and embraced.
We are welcoming, inclusive, and accessible to all. We embody generosity and a spirit of service. We foster curiosity, creativity, and collaboration. We demonstrate kindness and respect for one another. We fervently believe that creative exploration helps us understand ourselves, each other, our commonality and binds us together.
Cherish and pass on traditional methods of craft. Acknowledge and welcome diverse and contrasting voices. Celebrate new perspectives and ideas. Increase the community’s knowledge, appreciation, and awareness of art and craft. Be a vibrant center of creativity and growth, providing ladders of learning and pathways of access and engagement.