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Planning101: Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Planning101 is a space for MAPC staff to share their wealth of knowledge on topics related to smart growth and regional collaboration. This blog covers a diverse range of issues that include transportation, clean energy, land use, environment, public health, local government, equity, the innovative usage of public data, and the process of creating digital tools.

Storytelling to Capture Community Cohesion

January 27, 2021

Storytelling to Capture Community Cohesion When the MAPC team started a small business plan for the City of Quincy in […]

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Marked Territory: Rethinking Massachusetts’ Historical Markers

January 15, 2021

Credit: Jaye Glenn Marked Territory: Rethinking Massachusetts’ Roadside Histories In 1930, the Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission erected 200 markers to commemorate […]

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Whose Public? Questions of Spatial Justice in a Time of Public Breaking

September 11, 2020

Whose Public? Questions of Spatial Justice in a Time of Public Breaking By Guest Author Lori Lobenstine  About the Author: […]

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“Small Steps: Dances of Resilience” Premieres Sept. 9-11

September 9, 2020

Small Steps: Dances of Resilience Documentary from MAPC Artist-in-Residence Hortense Gerardo premieres September 9, 10, & 11 In the beginning, […]

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Artists Step Up: Crisis Management and the Creative Sensibility

September 2, 2020

Artists Step Up: Crisis Management and Creative Sensibility Header Photo Credit: Jason Cruz Where a Covid response is innovative and […]

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A mural on the side of a building in Lynn

Everyday Unrealities: A Call for Creative Planning

August 28, 2020

 Artists: Cedric Douglas and Julz Roth  Photographer: Rob Larsen Everyday Unrealities: A Call for Creative Planning A reflection by Arts […]

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