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Rooted in Nature: Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Resiliency

Rooted in Nature: Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Resiliency online Speaker Series Rooted in Nature: Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Resiliency is a web series consisting of five thematic sessions, showcasing experts from indigenous communities in Massachusetts. This series offers an exploration of indigenous perspectives on climate resilience and sustainability, spotlighting practical examples and case studies rooted […]

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Lex250 Monument

Lex250 Monument CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture Lex250 Monument In preparation for the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution, the Town of Lexington invites community members to reflect on ways to honor and memorialize this history. Preparing for the 250th anniversary of the Battle of Lexington, the Lex250 Commission is […]

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Making it Public

Making it Public CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture Making It Public Making It Public for Massachusetts municipalities is a training program inspired by Forecast Public Art (FPA) and co-designed by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s (MAPC) Arts and Culture Department and The New England Foundation for the Arts’ (NEFA) Public […]

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Regional Trails Creative Placemaking Strategy

    Regional Trails Creative Placemaking Strategy CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture Regional Trails Creative Placemaking Strategy This project will generate a creative placemaking strategy to help subregions and individual municipalities strengthen connections between regional trails and local commercial areas and to enhance a sense of representation and belonging for […]

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Boston Urban Agriculture Strategy

Boston Urban Agriculture Strategy Aiming to increase food production in the City of Boston with a particular focus on the neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, and East Boston.  AdobeStock_187899566 Boston Urban Agriculture Strategy CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture The Boston Urban Agriculture Strategy is a project in partnership between MAPC, GrowBoston […]

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Eastern Massachusetts Historical Commission Coalition

Lower Mills Village, Massachusetts, spanning both sides of the Neponset River between Milton (on the right) and City of Boston (Dorchester) (on the left). These buildings were once part of the Walter Baker Chocolate Factory. Photo credit: Marc N. Belanger, Wikimedia Eastern Massachusetts Historical Commission Coalition The Eastern Massachusetts Historical Commission Coalition (EMHCC) is a […]

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Regional Cultural Tourism Project

AdobeStock_410790140 Regional Cultural Tourism Project CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture Regional Cultural Tourism Project The Regional Cultural Tourism Project is a collaborative effort by MAPC and the Towns of Concord, Lexington, and Arlington to build local capacity to measure and expand the economic impacts of tourism through increased inter-municipal collaboration, […]

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Making Space for Art

Making Space for Art CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture Making Space for Art: Securing Cultural Infrastructure in Boston, Cambridge & Somerville Project Overview The Making Space for Art: Securing Cultural Infrastructure in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville project is a joint effort by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and the […]

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Revere Fire Station Concept Plan

Photo courtesy of Hannah Gathman, MAPC. Revere Fire Station Concept Plan CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture Revere Fire Station Arts & Culture Concept Plan The City of Revere has developed a concept plan for a community arts center, to be located at 931 Winthrop Avenue, a city-owned, decommissioned fire station […]

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Chinatown Cultural Plan

Chinatown, Boston Utility Box. Photo Courtesy of Hannah Gathman. Chinatown Cultural Plan CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Arts & Culture Chinatown Cultural Plan The Boston Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture (MOAC) has engaged MAPC to provide technical assistance towards the creation and publication of a Chinatown Cultural Plan as an addendum to […]

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