Fractured Atlas
Sign in/up

Dorchester Art Project often has studio space but it is unpredictable - please email with your interest, and include a website or any links to your work and Sam will get back to you about meeting and considering you for our next opening.

DAP offers small and medium sized studios ranging from 100-160 sq. ft., from $275/mo for shared space and $350+/mo for solo space. First, last and a $50 security deposit is due upon signing a month to month sublease agreement. Studios feature a mix of natural and overhead light, privacy and have clean white walls and electrical outlets and climate control.

*we are NOT a wheelchair accessible space*

The building features:
- 24 hour access
- Wifi
- Central A/C and heat
- Bathrooms
- Gallery and Theater usage
- 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 for more info on the space, rates, or to schedule a walk-through. DORCHESTER ARTISTS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS GIVEN PRIORITY.

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 -


(This listing doesn't share availability yet)

Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

To arrange a studio viewing, email Sam P at 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 -
Open to last minute space requests. -
Booking Requirements Full payment, On site meeting, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel Rates include some or all personnel
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check
Options -
Other Allowed Activities -

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 -
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 -
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 EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking
Accessibility -
Audience Services Restrooms
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording $100 $800 $3,000 -
Exhibition $100 $800 $3,000 -
Meeting $100 $800 $3,000 -
Reading $100 $800 $3,000 -
Screening $100 $800 $3,000 -
Video/Film Shoot $100 $800 $3,000 -
Photo Shoot $100 $800 $3,000 -
Audition $100 $800 $3,000 -
Class $100 $800 $3,000 -
Special Event $100 $800 $3,000 -
Rehearsal $100 $800 $3,000 -
Performance $100 $800 $3,000 -
Studio Art $100 $800 $3,000 -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Audio Recording $50 $400 $1,500 -
Exhibition $50 $400 $1,500 -
Meeting $50 $400 $1,500 -
Reading $50 $400 $1,500 -
Screening $50 $400 $1,500 -
Video/Film Shoot $50 $400 $1,500 -
Photo Shoot $50 $400 $1,500 -
Audition $50 $400 $1,500 -
Class $50 $400 $1,500 -
Special Event $50 $400 $1,500 -
Rehearsal $50 $400 $1,500 -
Performance $50 $400 $1,500 -
Studio Art $50 $400 $1,500 -

This space was last updated on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 4:13PM