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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.

“Medfield Anthology” Gives Audience Glimpse of Past

November 6, 2019

On October 12, over 100 visitors to the Medfield State Hospital (MSH) got a glimpse of its past. The entire […]

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Children participate in a tug-of-war

A Day of Fun on the Malden River

August 2, 2019

On Saturday, July 27, over 200 people gathered at River’s Edge to explore the Malden River, enjoy an evening of […]

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Artists at "Rails, Trails, Streets: Arts in Transportation" workshop

Integrating Arts in Transportation Planning

June 5, 2019

Artists, planners, engineers, transportation advocates, and government employees all gathered together last month for a workshop exploring the nuts and […]

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Dave's Brass Band

Creative Placemaking Project Launches in Medfield

June 3, 2019

The sprawling 134 acre site of the former Medfield State Hospital sits on a hilltop overlooking the banks of the […]

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Koi fish sculpture made out of fishing net at Wake Up the Earth 2019

Schools of Thought on Climate Change: MAPC’s Newest Art Installation

May 22, 2019

Climate change is already visible across the Metro Boston region, forcing individuals and communities to cope with increasingly severe weather, […]

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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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