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The Gallery as Community Center - 4 examples

1. Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA

Dedee Shattuck Gallery is a contemporary art gallery situated among acres of meadows and forests. The Gallery is inspired by Westport’s historic Quaker architecture.  731 more words

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Theaster Gates: How to Build a House Museum

Lawren Harris isn’t the only artist worth checking out at the Art Gallery of Ontario this summer. The Theaster Gates show on the 5th floor is worth a visit as well. 241 more words

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Tales from our Chicago Staycation: The SilverLEAF Chronicles 10

Contributed by Dr. Sarah

This year on our family summer vacation, the SilverLEAF got to join us– on our staycation. The SilverLEAF happily brought us to downtown Chicago, to the streets of the south side of Chicago, and to the Skokie Lagoons. 691 more words

True Value by Theaster Gates at Fondazione Prada, Milan, through September 25, 2016

Elvira Dyangani Ose, exhibition curator, said, “If there is a particular ethos that has characterized Theaster Gates’s work in recent years, it is the formulation of the unimaginable as a common cause. 363 more words

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T.T.T.-Template Temples of Tenacity by Nástio Mosquito at Fondazione Prada, Milan, through September 25, 2016

T.T.T.-Template Temples of Tenacity features three entirely new works by Mosquito and will take place on the ground floor of the Podium, the Cinema and the outside spaces of Fondazione Prada. 199 more words

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Art and the City panel

Went to the Art and the City panel at 812 Design Center in Shenzhen last week.

Here is Bronwen Shelwell’s speech on microspaces, about working in South Africa. 41 more words

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Urban Land Institute Day One: Governors, Heroes and Construction Costs

The Urban Land Institute’s Housing Opportunity conference is in Boston this week, replete with important sessions on housing affordability, construction, design and how housing relates to community health. 238 more words