About Us

Founded in 2003, the Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) is a private, volunteer-run non-profit organization that seeks to develop and facilitate arts programming in Dorchester for the social, cultural, and economic enrichment of Boston’s largest and most diverse neighborhood. As part of this mission, DAC runs Dorchester Open Studios every October.

In 2013, DAC opened the doors of the Erick Jean Center for the Arts to the Four Corners and Dorchester community. The center provides a multi-purpose space that can be used for art shows, theater, music and dance performances, as well as workshops and classes of all types.

The mission:

Dorchester Arts Collaborative is a non-profit organization that develops and facilitates arts programming in Dorchester MA to cultivate and stimulate the social, cultural, and economic enrichment of Boston’s largest, most diverse and most historic neighborhood.