Planning 101: Arts and Culture

Arts and 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.

The Fallacy and Futility of Fixity

September 3, 2021

Clouds rolling into Ptown on July 2. The Fallacy and Futility of Fixity It was June 30, 2021, and the […]

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MetroCommon 2050 Comic: Equity of Wealth and Health

September 2, 2021

Health, equity, and prosperity: there are three strands of a single system, braided tightly together. Read this new original comic […]

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A mockup of a colorful sculpture, shaped like a half-dome and made of interconnected metal in string shapes; superimposed on a photograph of Lynn's Central Square station

MAPC Leads Public Art Selection in Lynn

August 6, 2021

The votes are in, and the Lynn community has chosen Kevin Orlosky’s Laces of Lynn as the city’s newest public […]

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MAPC Releases Toolkit for Tackling Rising Temps with Art

July 13, 2021

MAPC Releases Toolkit for Tackling Rising Temps with Art As cities across the country experience more frequent and intense weather […]

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MAPC Releases Original Short Film “At Home”

July 12, 2021

At Home, an original short film that reveals the human side of the region’s housing crisis, is now available for […]

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Arts and Equity at MAPC: Reimagining the Region

May 19, 2021

As the pandemic transformed everything about MAPC’s place-based work, staff sought new ways to process and understand what we were […]

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