Artist Residencies

Every year ArtsEmerson invites an artist (or artists) to be part of our Artist in Residence program to support their work, bring new voices and perspectives to the creative process, and facilitate meaningful engagement between artists and the community.

Current Residencies

Toshi Reagon

Parable Path Boston

Anchored by the creative process and presentation of her opera, Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower, renowned musician, composer, producer, and activist Toshi Reagon has created a framework for community organizing through artistic engagement. Based on the tenets of Octavia E. Butler’s novel The Parable of the Sower, Parable Path Boston will include community led activities surrounding the belief systems and interrelated social issues that impact climate justice and survival in Boston.