In 2018, the design team led a series of community focus groups to help inform the program and design of Oasis@Bartlett. Responses overwhelmingly pointed toward the need for a space that would be flexible enough to accommodate a diverse range of artistic programs, that all users feel welcome, and that the space would facilitate dialogue between users and artists. Ultimately, this first round of community input shaped the current mission of the project: to empower the creative community in Roxbury by creating a park that celebrates historical and contemporary modes of artistic production and creative gathering. 


Before we move forward with design documents later this summer, we need your help answering the following questions: