We are a visual arts center committed to bringing the community meaningful experiences in the arts through classes, exhibitions and outreach.



We foster an engaging, innovative and inclusive environment where art, artists and community thrive.



We believe that art is vital.

We promote accessibility and inclusivity.

We embrace collaboration and partnership.

We strive to be responsive to the needs of the communities we serve.

We cultivate an artistic culture.



At 54 years old, the BAC continues to have a reputation throughout Brookline and Greater Boston for being one of the most forward-thinking arts centers around. In addition to our regular classes, the BAC hosts exhibitions, events, community outreach programs, workshops, art and birthday parties and more.


We are deeply committed to providing high quality experiences in the arts for our students and community. Whether you are 2 or 92, there is an art opportunity and community here for you!