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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.

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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MAPC, Regional Leaders Go on “Learning Journey” to Seattle

October 5, 2018

When MAPC launched its Arts & Culture Division in 2017, the agency vaulted into the national vanguard for integrating arts […]

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