We believe that community is shaped through partnership. That’s why BioMed is proud to support these incredible organizations who are paving the way in the Cambridge community.
CultureHouse improves livability in local communities by facilitating the creation of public social infrastructure through the transformation of unused spaces into vibrant places to work, play, and foster connections. BioMed has partnered with CultureHouse to create “living room” for Canal District.
COMMUNITY ART CENTER
Founded in 1937, Community Art Center has been a pillar of the arts community providing artistic opportunities and programming to youth and teens throughout the city. Community Art Center is hosting teens throughout the summer in the Canal District, where it is engaging them through a series of artistic, educational, and professional development opportunities. With the additional space provided by BioMed Realty the CAC is able to pilot this new Youth Arts in Business Cooperative.
THE DANCE COMPLEX
For more than 25 years, The Dance Complex has been home to professional, pre-professional and recreational movers and dancers, providing classes and affordable studio space to a diverse range of movers and dancers. They sustain artists, audiences, and the community through programs that connect movement and ideas, celebrating the wonder and curiosity of dance for all.. We are proud to support The Dance Complex through our summer dance series featuring local movement artists and dancers and open to the public.
COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL OF CAMBRIDGE
CCSC is a small, free, open-enrollment charter public school (grades 6-12) with a proven record of closing achievement and opportunity gaps for all students by ensuring every student is known, nurtured and challenged. Canal District is thrilled to partner with CCSC in the support and celebration of our community’s diversity, growth, and success.
CAMBRIDGE ARTS COUNCIL
The Cambridge Arts Council is a city agency that funds, promotes, and presents high-quality, community-based arts programming for the benefit of artists, residents, and visitors to Cambridge, MA. Established in 1974, Cambridge Arts is one of the oldest and most dynamic arts agencies in the country. Canal District is proud to host Open Studios, a city-wide event that celebrates the creative work of visual and performing artists in Cambridge.
We are delighted to partner with VLA DANCE, bringing live dance performance to the Canal District. VLA DANCE aims to empower artists and audience members alike through physically demanding dance, emboldening the cultural landscape of Cambridge and Boston.
Design Museum Boston
In partnership with our Parcel C development project, we are proud to support the Design Museum Foundation in their mission to educate the world on the role of design in our lives. The Design Museum Foundation produces public exhibitions, events, and online content to show the who, why, and how behind the things we see and use everyday. Their programs and content grow design awareness, increase design understanding, build design engagement, and develop design practice.