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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.

Q&A with Hortense Gerardo, MAPC’s New Artist-in-Residence

February 14, 2019

  Hortense Gerardo is a practicing playwright, movement artist, screenwriter, and professor of anthropology and performing arts who joined MAPC […]

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Crowd fills up seats at the MA Legislative Cultural Caucus Briefing

Arts & Culture Staff Join Legislative Leadership at Cultural Caucus Kick-Off

January 18, 2019

Staff from MAPC’s Arts and Culture division joined five other organizations on Wednesday, Jan. 16 to help the Massachusetts Legislature’s […]

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Artist-in-Residence Carolyn Lewenberg writes "Albion Arts Launch" in chalk on the sidewalk

A Reflection from MAPC’s First Artist-in-Residence

November 26, 2018

In 2017, MAPC hired Carolyn Lewenberg as our first artist-in-residence. The goal of the MAPC Artist-in-Residence Program is to bring […]

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Photo shows the gazebo in Natick Town Center with paintings around the edges.

Weekend-Long Celebration of Art in Natick

November 16, 2018

For the Love of Natick: Creative Placemaking Project Culminates with Weekend-Long Celebration of Art By Mallory Nezam, Jennifer Erickson, and […]

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Meet the Young Artists Featured at MAPC

October 29, 2018

Four new art installations are now enlivening MAPC’s meeting spaces. Last Thursday night, a group of artists and MAPC staff […]

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Shipping Container to Interactive Exhibit: Housing> at HUBweek

October 11, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts faces a housing shortage that threatens our families and communities, our economic prospects, and our quality of life. […]

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