The Cambridge Common has changed over the centuries.
Among other things, it has been a battleground, a bandstand, and a playground. It has been the site of historic public events, as well as events that are more personal and private.
What role has the Cambridge Common played your life?
Maybe a memory comes immediately to mind. Perhaps it’s about a person, a protest, or a private moment on a park bench. If you have interesting or meaningful memories connected to the Cambridge Common, we ask you to participate! You may choose to remain anonymous but your responses may be made public in the final artwork.
Please participate. Contribute your memories.
The goal is to gather as many memories related to the Cambridge Common. These contributions will inspire a temporary public artwork that will be exhibited on Cambridge Common in Summer 2017. A related exhibition will also be held at Gallery 344, the home of the Cambridge Arts Council, in the City Hall Annex on 344 Broadway in Cambridge.
Think about the important people and events in your life that are connected to the Cambridge Common.
Please describe this person or event. Tell us what is important to you and the role of the Cambridge Common.
Please give your memory a simple title.
Where do you live? Please share your city and state.
What is your current occupation?