Dorchester Art Project currently does not have studio space available, but if you would like to join our waitlist please email dorchesterartproject@gmail.com with your interest, and include a website or any links to your work.

DAP offers small and medium sized studios ranging from 100-160 sq. ft., from $300/mo. First, last and a $50 security deposit is due upon signing a month to month sublease agreement. Most studios feature both natural and overhead light, and have clean white walls and electrical outlets.

The building features:
- 24 hour access
- Wifi
- Central A/C and heat
- Bathrooms
- Common woodshop
- Common lounge/work space

Dorchester Art Project is an artist-run space in Dorchester MA, Boston’s largest neighborhood. Housing fourteen artists’ studios, a gallery, and a performance space, DAP supports innovative artistic practice outside of the city’s academic institutions and commercial galleries. By providing an alternative space for critically engaged, experimental and emerging artists across disciplines, we seek to foster new connections across Boston’s diverse art communities.

Both our gallery and performance space are available for rentals, including photo and film shoots, rehearsals, performances, classes, and private events. Email dorchesterartproject@gmail.com for more info on the space, rates, or to schedule a walk-through.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Audio Recording, Exhibition, Meeting, Reading, Screening, Video/Film Shoot, Photo Shoot, Audition, Class, Special Event, Rehearsal, Performance, Studio Art
Disciplines Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use None specified

Availability

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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

To arrange a studio viewing, email Leo Whelan at dorchesterartproject@gmail.com. Please include your availability as well as links to your artwork/bio information.

Hours Of Operation Dorchester Art Project's gallery hours hours are Sat-Sun 12-5pm and by appointment.
Rental Policy Artist's studios are rented on a month to month basis, as outlined in a sublease agreement. Artists pay first and last month's rent upon move in, with a $50 security deposit for maintaining the space. Residents are asked to give two months notice when planning to vacate a studio.
Cancellation Policy None specified
Open to last minute space requests. None specified
Booking Requirements Full payment, On site meeting, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel Rates include some or all personnel
Performance Personnel None specified
Payment Types Cash, Check
Options None specified
Other Allowed Activities None specified

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Raw, Privacy
Technology Cell service, Internet access, WiFi
Flooring Wood
Stage Configuration Platform stage
Stage Dimensions None specified
Seating capacity
Seating Flexible seating

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Fluorescent, Natural lighting/windows
Furniture Chairs, Tables, Ladder
Amenities Dressing rooms, Secure storage, Green room, Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories None specified
Audio Equipment Sound system, CD player
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, DVD player
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment Printing, Wood shop; stage, photo shoot area

Accessibility Accessibility_active EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking
Accessibility None specified
Audience Services Restrooms
Miscellaneous None specified

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording $100 $800 $3,000 -
Exhibitions $100 $800 $3,000 -
Meetings $100 $800 $3,000 -
Reading $100 $800 $3,000 -
Screenings $100 $800 $3,000 -
Video/Film Shoots $100 $800 $3,000 -
Photo Shoots $100 $800 $3,000 -
Auditions $100 $800 $3,000 -
Class $100 $800 $3,000 -
Special Events $100 $800 $3,000 -
Rehearsals $100 $800 $3,000 -
Performances $100 $800 $3,000 -
Studio Arts $100 $800 $3,000 -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording $50 $400 $1,500 -
Exhibitions $50 $400 $1,500 -
Meetings $50 $400 $1,500 -
Reading $50 $400 $1,500 -
Screenings $50 $400 $1,500 -
Video/Film Shoots $50 $400 $1,500 -
Photo Shoots $50 $400 $1,500 -
Auditions $50 $400 $1,500 -
Class $50 $400 $1,500 -
Special Events $50 $400 $1,500 -
Rehearsals $50 $400 $1,500 -
Performances $50 $400 $1,500 -
Studio Arts $50 $400 $1,500 -

This space was last updated on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:47AM