by Sam Holleran and José Serrano-McClain • May 6th, 2015
Earlier this year, a group of community advisors in Queens attended a community design school to formulate proposals to reconnect Flushing Meadows Corona Park to the surrounding communities. We hear from Design Trust Fellows Sam Holleran and José Serrano-McClain and Community Advisors Esther Sánchez and Jason Chin-Fatt on how it all went down.
by Mariel Villeré • June 11th, 2014
Over the weekend of May 16, Open Engagement 2014 (OE) brought artists, cultural organizers, community activists, and citizens from around...
by Caitlin Blanchfield • March 13th, 2013
In the first in a series of profiles of Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts, Caitlin Blanchfield reports on how a robust network of community-based groups in Corona, Queens, has put local cultural vitality and institutional partnerships to work in reclaiming a public space for neighborhood use.
by Urban Omnibus • December 5th, 2012
An artist, community organizer, and social entrepreneur discusses museum-community partnerships, crowdfunding public art, and emerging trends in socially engaged creative projects.