THE LAB IS...

...a 501(c)(3) non-profit, dedicated to incubating new collaborations on behalf of arts in Greater Boston's public places...its neighborhoods...its communities.

Our wide-ranging series of brainstorming Workshops -- now numbering 30 -- focus on what's needed to imagine, shape, and populate civic spaces...to provide opportunities for participation and co-creation...to gain answers to the question: "What can we do together that we can't do separately?"...

...and to expand the definition of "we." 

what's been INCUBATING AT THE LAB?

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  • Notes available from 3/22 Workshop "The function of public art is to transform the way people respond to each other." What are the catalysts that provoke/provide that kind of transformation? Maybe a simple question, asked in a public space, such as: "How did you get here?" Read the responses and reactions, and add your own. And check out the word cloud nearby generated from the Notes. Most definitely, it can...
  • Photos below are from JPPorchfest 2016, where we "prototyped" the ArtsCommons. Instead of shipping containers, shipping pallets, plywood, foam, chalk, and lots of amazing improvisation! Much more to come.

What now...?

Explore with us. Join us. Put your own creative spin on "what if...?"
Imagine and activate new collaborations. 
Help us bring the ArtsCommons to life.