Substation Update: Spaceus is coming!
RVMS is thrilled that our efforts around pop-ups have helped bring another exciting temporary tenant to the Roslindale Substation. This summer, we welcome Spaceus as the Substation's next pop-up tenant! Spaceus will be transforming the incredible Roslindale Substation into a shared creative workspace and public gallery for the months of July, August, and September. The space will be both an active studio for artist members and a gallery and store open to the public. Over the course of the three-month activation, Spaceus will also host a series of arts and community events, lectures, and exhibitions for artists and neighbors alike. Spaceus will be moving in over the next couple weeks and anticipate being fully open to the public Saturday, July 14th.
RVMS, along with our partners Historic Boston, Inc. and Peregrine Group, LLC, see the Spaceus pop-up as a unique interim use of this well-loved space as we continue our efforts to find a long-term tenant. Currently, we are in advanced discussions with a potential long-term tenant that we are certain will fit in with the mix of vibrant businesses in Roslindale Village. Stay tuned!
Artists interested in joining the Spaceus community may apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/
If you have an idea for an event, lecture, or exhibition that should be held at the space, please let Spaceus know at firstname.lastname@example.org
To stay up to date on what Spaceus has planned, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Spaceus was created by Stephanie Lee and Ellen Shakespear, two MIT graduate students who were frustrated by the prevalence of vacant storefronts along Boston’s major commercial corridors and decided to transform these highly visible sites into spaces for art, culture, and community. Guided by a mission to keep cities creative, Spaceus identifies, designs, and programs vacant spaces for artists to create in the heart of the city.