The Loop Lab

Cambridge Arts Council

Funding Received: 2017
Cambridge, MA
$250,000
Funding Period: 2 years and 3 months

 

The Loop Lab  is an arts-based learning community with the mission to empower young adults to enter STEM fields through audio engineering and music production. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Loop Lab is developing a STEM-inspired curriculum for young adults (18- 26 yrs old) from underrepresented backgrounds to prepare them for internships and careers.
 
The Port neighborhood in which the project will take place is adjacent to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and is surrounded by numerous tech and media companies that can provide employment for skilled media production workers.

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See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

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Have you ever been blown away by an experience that leaves an undeniable impact on you? That was my experience participating in the United Nations... Read More
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Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 2, 2018
The Loop Lab presented at the 56th Commission on Social Development at the United Nations HQ! Read More
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Dec 5, 2017
Young adults from the Port may soon have a new, high-tech place in Cambridge to share their creativity, network and receive free training in sound... Read More
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Dec 5, 2017
A quarter-million dollars has been granted by the ArtPlace America organization to pay for the creation of The Loop Lab, a sound-production studio and podcast... Read More
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Today, we are proud to announce the 23 creative placemaking projects that will receive funding in communities of all sizes across 18 states and one...Read more
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February 1st marked the beginning of Black History Month where each year we set aside a few weeks to focus our historical hindsight on the...Read more