The Alderton House started with a question.
How can one through the intersection of public and private space influence change in the community
Where is Alderton House?
For many years artist, Yvonne Shortt, ran her practice from the basement of her home while raising her kids. She would see an underutilized space and work with the community to change it. She would see a school lacking programming for kids, create a curriculum, and teach it to students and teachers. She would see a kid drop garbage and create objects to change their behavior. One day she took it from the basement to the first floor. Then she opened her yard to create, design, and build. Now she has a home where the minute you walk through the door you'll find a hustling space using collaboration and humility to grow her community..
Look at all we are accomplishing in the space!