A storefront shop and studio for art, design, and research, in Inman Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

We are an artist-run space that is part of a movement of people experimenting with the storefront-as-gallery, -school, -studio, -museum, and -community center. By doing our work in a storefront, we are committing to transparency about the process and labor of creativity. As an independent artist-run space, all of our funding comes directly from our community. As a business, we are committed to sustainability - financial, emotional, physical, and environmental - and to making space in the economy for our  work and values.

At Practice Space you’ll find:

A SHOP / A STUDIO FOR PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND VISITING ARTISTS / A LIBRARY

Hours:

Wednesday by chance or by appointment

Thursday 12-7

Friday 12-7

Saturday 11-7

Sunday 12-4


We call Practice Space a research studio because we are always asking questions.  

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This spring and summer,

 

our research question is,

 

"When is Color Material?"  

On our CALENDAR right now:

RED INMAN SQUARE : A walking tour

PRACTICING COLOR, PRACTICING MATERIAL : A painting workshop

BLUE : When is a color a feeling?

SYNAESTHESIA : What does color smell like?

GREEN, GREEN : A summer solstice celebration and poetry reading

CONTAMINATION : When is color toxic?

In the SHOP right now:

handmade watercolors

apparel and textiles in a rainbow of colors

zines, cards, and prints investigating color

objects for play and creativity with color