Go local! Open studios events are great opportunities to experience and support artists working in your very own neighborhood. Check out these open studios events in Massachusetts* this September and October. Western Avenue Studios (Lowell) Open Studios, Sep 7 and (ARTober Fest) Oct 5-6, 2019 SOWA Artists Guild (Boston), First Friday, Sep 6 and Oct 4, 2019; and … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Mass Cultural Council believes in the power of culture. We believe that the work of individual artists is essential to a thriving and vital society. We are excited to announce the 2020 grant cycle of the Artist Fellowships to support artists and the excellence of their creative work. The Artist Fellowships are unrestricted awards to Massachusetts artists, given in … [Read more...]
"Books are a form of political action. Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind." Toni Morrison Filmmakers The CrossCurrents Fund supports interactive, short, or feature-length documentary projects made by filmmakers from, and telling the stories of, underrepresented and marginalized communities from around the world. Project funding support will … [Read more...]
Call for Art Zullo Gallery in Medfield is accepting entries for their 25th Juried Exhibition. The exhibition is open to all artists (18 years or older) working in all mediums. Applicants may submit up to three works (created within the past two years) on CD, flash drive, as photographic prints or by e-mail to: email@example.com (files must be in jpg. form). Please put … [Read more...]
On Mass Cultural Council's podcast, Creative Minds Out Loud, American Repertory Theater's Diane Paulus and Diane Borger share how they think about risk, and what it means to have "high tolerance for disequilibrium" that permeates the entire culture of an organization. "We don't sit in a room in our meetings... and talk about the risk," says American Repertory Theater Terry … [Read more...]