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COOL's Pop-Up Initiative transforms vacant or underutilized storefronts and spaces into vibrant, and innovative exhibitions, installations, performance venues, creative businesses, and artist workspaces.


Download the Application Packet and Form here. We are currently accepting proposals for spaces slated to run May through September, and our staff will notify you upon receipt of your submission. If your proposal is accepted, we will work with you when an appropriate space becomes available.

COOL recognizes this initiative as a unique opportunity for both artists and small creative businesses. Uses may include:

Artists installation/Galleries
Special interest bookstores
Arts classes/educational uses
Retail for creatively recycled/up-cycled wares
Retail for handmade creations
Live performances
Seasonal and holiday sales
Film screenings
Urban gardening
Artist workspaces

Thank you to the following Discover Lowell sponsors for their support of the Pop-Up program inititative: