Mass Cultural Council COVID-19 Relief Fund for Individuals The purpose of the COVID-19 Relief Fund is to support individuals whose creative practices and incomes are adversely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Grants of $1,000 will be available to Massachusetts individual artists and independent teaching artists/humanists/scientists who have lost income derived from their work … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Fellows Notes is a monthly listing of the latest news from awardees in our Artist Fellowships Program. Many of the news items from this list include public presentations and events. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, all venues (galleries, theatres, museums, etc) are closed until at least May. We've made a note where online exhibitions or presentations have been substituted. … [Read more...]
New Opportunity for Women Artists Over 40: The Anonymous Was A Woman Emergency Relief Grant will distribute $250,000 in grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to women-identifying visual artists over the age of 40 who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The program will distribute $250,000 in unrestricted grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to artists who have experienced financial … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. In this time when supporting one another is even more important, we were interested in the generosity and community we see among artists. We asked: Why is it important to you to support other artists, alongside your own creative practice? Emma Leavitt, visual artist at Solei Arts, Gallery … [Read more...]
Mass Cultural Council believes in the power of culture, and we recognize that the work done by creative and innovative individuals is key to our vital communities. We know that the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has caused major disruptions for the careers of individuals who earn income through their work in the cultural sector. In response, Mass Cultural Council today announces … [Read more...]