School Garden Mosaics

Through a grant from the Somerville Arts Council and an agreement with the Kennedy Afterschool program, Connection Lab led a group of youth ranging from Kindergarteners to fifth graders in designing and creating four mosaic panels to decorate their schoolyard garden....

Mosaic Mandalas for Healing

Mandalas, circular patterns of shapes and colors, are complex, beautiful, and meditative. Connection Lab worked with the Guidance Center of Riverside Community Care to support a community of women who are survivors of trauma to make a large collaborative mandala using...

Identity and Community

Exploring identity is an important way to strengthen bonds between groups and to build partnership. Second graders at the Haggerty School in Cambridge, Massachusetts built a collaborative mosaic to celebrate the school’s centennial anniversary. They included...

Food For Free Data Mural

Food for Free is an organization that distributes food to individuals and organizations every day.  Part food rescue and part social service, the organization got some help with outreach from the MIT data storytelling studio class when they designed a data mural to...