Tag Archive: community design

Upcoming Show- Wall to Wall: Art Builds Community

A project by Connection Lab will be included in the upcoming show “Wall to Wall: Art Builds Community” at the Nave Gallery.  The collaborative mandala made in cooperation with the Guidance Center and… Continue reading

Meditative Mandalas for Mental Health

Based on the Guidance Center‘s ongoing work using mandalas as a meditative, mindfulness-building exercise for clients, the Beautiful Stuff Project and Connection Lab partnered with them to provide a series of mandala workshops… Continue reading

Beginning a school garden mosaic

The Kennedy School playground just got a face-lift, and includes a series of new planting beds.  With Support from the Somerville Arts Council, the Kennedy after-school program will be working with Connection Lab… Continue reading

Sharing Ownership and Sharing Power- who claims credit for collaborative community art?

Many years ago as a youth worker running health programs with teens, I was shown a chart that showed the balance of power between youth and adults as young people take on more… Continue reading

C4HW mural design workshop

The mural design workshop with Collaborate for Healthy Weight was on Wednesday and we now have a rough sketch of the mural lay-out!  Luckily Chris from Head Start (who’s proven to be a… Continue reading