The Kindness Rock Project Comes to Salem

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  Kindness Rocks Project Artists’ Row – 24 New Derby Street Saturday, October 1, 1-4pm Salem, MA- Mayor Kim Driscoll, City of Salem Public Space Initiative and the Artisans at Artists’ Row announce a “The Kindness Rocks Project” event to take place on October 1st from 1-4pm at Artists’ Row, 24 New Derby Street. The Kindness Rocks [….]

Participate in the 2016 Community Art Project – Make YOUR Pinwheel!

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); via Salem Public Space Project Make YOUR Pinwheel! Pinwheel Making Workshops every Tuesday in April 6-8pm at 10 Derby Square! Join us! (space is limited) You are Invited to Participate!We’re excited to introduce Move With Me, this year’s participatory community art installation for the Salem Arts Festival. We invite participants to [….]

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An introduction to Tidal Shift.. A Salem Public Space Project

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Making Waste Worthwhile with Salem Public Space Project By Joey Phoenix Pictures by John Andrews Photography for Creative Salem  We’ve all been there, stuck in traffic on a busy street, when suddenly a something slightly grey and otherworldly slips into your field of vision. Once your eyes focus you see it clearly for what it [….]

Tidal Shift: Redirecting the Current of Public Space

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By Joey Phoenix Third Places are at the forefront of our communities. They are integral to the culture, the life, the ebb and flow of our cities. Yet, they’re often underutilized and taken for granted. That is, unless they have advocates. In Ernest Hemingway’s short story “A Clean Well-Lighted Space,” two waiters argue over whether [….]

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How to make a Plastic Bag Jellyfish with Salem Public Space Project

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Learn more about the Tidal Shift community art project here Salem Public Space Project Presents: How to Make a Jellyfish with Claudia Paraschiv from Creative Salem on Vimeo. Come and make your own at this year’s edition of Artopia! Add the Salem Arts Festival in  June to your calendar and see the unveiling of the [….]

Help shape the future of 289 Derby Street (The Carnival Lot)

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Five Community Events will help design the new public space at 289 Derby Street Wednesdays from 5-8pm, May 24 – June 21 The City of Salem, Salem Public Space Project and Creative Salem welcome the community to participate in an exciting and innovative approach to placemaking. Last year, the City of Salem acquired 289 Derby [….]

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289 Derby Plan and Play Summation by Salem Public Space Project

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By Claudia Paraschiv Our first two Community Design Events focused primarily on listening to the many communities and individuals that came to participate in creating a new waterfront public space at 289 Derby Street in Downtown Salem. The big takeaways were that people wanted a variety of activities that could be done on a well-maintained [….]

Eat Imagine at 289 Derby Summation by Salem Public Space Project

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By Claudia Paraschiv/ Salem Public Space Project For our fourth Community Design Event, Eat & Imagine at 289 Derby, our goal was simple: involve everyone in choosing between two design schemes with Placemaking Placemats before enjoying some spontaneous eats on site. Option A and Option B show these community driven designs by CBA Landscape Architects [….]

New Salem artist in residence program on Artist’s Row will create community connections

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Mayor Kim Driscoll and the Public Art Commission (PAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Artist in Residence Pilot Program at Artists’ Row  with Claudia Paraschiv, architect, and owner of Studioful – Architecture, Community Art, and Neighborhood Design, and founder of Salem Public Space Project.    The Artist in Residence Pilot Program (AIRPP) seeks to [….]

289 Derby Design+Build Collaboration

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289 Derby Street will become Salem’s newest public space in 2018 – a waterfront park! The primary design has been completed by CBA Landscape Architects based on a collaboration with local communities that unfolded over five weeks of Community Design Events in early summer 2017, let by Salem Public Space Project and Creative Salem. That is exciting in itself. But equally exciting is the opportunity to get involved in more collaborative design based on community feedback.