Of Note: MASSCreative is partnering with the US Department of Arts and Culture for a nation-wide event. On September 1st, they'll be hosting a A People’s WPA Twitter Town Hall. They're coming together on Twitter to ask questions about arts and culture accessibility. How can culture and labor meet to create a more equitable living environment? How do we integrate creative … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Great News: The Mass Cultural Council's governing Council approved our FY22 spending plan! We are now poised to invest nearly $29M into the cultural sector this fiscal year. Read about the investment for the coming year. Emergency Grants for Craft Artists Submissions for the fourth cycle of CERF+'s COVID-19 Relief Grant Program are currently being accepted. The $1,000 grants … [Read more...]
Help for Homeowners and Renters Emergency Rental Assistance: Funding of $21.6 Billion Available to Assist Homeowners and Renters. The arts and cultural sector was hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with high unemployment rates for artists and members of the creative industries. Arts practitioners and artists who have been experiencing housing instability, or are … [Read more...]
Artist Nilou Moochhala has embarked on a heartfelt work, "Reflecting on our Pandemic Experience: A 2021 Public Art Project". The work consists of 100 mixed media drawings printed on meditation flags at Menotomy Rocks Park, 129 Jason Street, Arlington along with 26 meditation flags hosted at Kickstand Café, 594 Mass Avenue in Arlington’s Cultural District. Here's a peak into her … [Read more...]
Call to Boston Area Artists The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District (BID) is seeking local artists to showcase their artwork on eight utility boxes in the Downtown Crossing District! The theme for the 2021 Utility Box Creative Placemaking Project is It’s WELCOME Time. As Boston resets and welcomes family, friends, workers, and visitors, they want to honor the variety … [Read more...]