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Experience Around the Table

A new community-driven project at the intersection of art, food, and identity

Around the Table explores the intersection of food, art, and identity by creating a installations that embody the culinary diaspora and by hosting a series of community events in collaboration with local chefs to engage people with intertwining stories and cuisines. The installation will include custom-created tableware with community-gathered stories etched into the table and chairs. Around the Table will serve as a space to build community, elevate marginalized experiences, and enjoy good food.

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Eating together around a table is where people pass-on stories with family and friends and share with and hear from new people from different backgrounds.

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Alexander Golob


Alexander is a public artist whose work focuses on collaboratively creating beautiful and powerful site-specific art that lifts people and their stories up. While Alexander is not from the area, he has worked with local community members and organizations to develop collaboratively-created public art projects.


Teresa Maynard


Teresa is a Dorchester resident, local business-owner, and active community member. Teresa is a self-taught home baker with a passion for delicious treats and also a gifted sculptor who has translated her passion for clay into cakes. In early 2016 Teresa left her position at Harvard University to pursue her passion for baking and decorating.

Upcoming Events

  • Around The Table Dinner
    Thu, Oct 10
    Codman Square
    Oct 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
    Codman Square, Codman Square, Boston, MA, USA
  • Project Citizenship Food and Storytelling
    Sat, Sep 28
    Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center
    Sep 28, 2019, 11:00 AM
    Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Showcasing local foods and collecting immigrant stories related to food.
  • Friday Night Bites Food Story Collection
    Fri, Sep 20
    Common Wealth Kitchen
    Sep 20, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Common Wealth Kitchen, 196 Quincy St, Boston, MA 02125, USA
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Get in touch with Around the Table to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

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