We are pleased to congratulate two Massachusetts-based literary artists who were recently recognized with prestigious honors. Martín Espada and Yara Liceaga-Rojas are among the inaugural recipients of the Letras Boricuas Fellowship. The first-of-its-kind fellowship was developed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Flamboyan Foundation's Arts Fund to support 20 … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Webinars with Arts Administrators Arts Administration Association New England hosts a series of "Sip and Chat" webinars with arts administrators from the region. The next discussion, "Arts and Culture Organizations in Conversation: Urban Art: The Art of Revitalizing Downtown Areas," is Nov 18, 2021, 3 PM. It features Anita Lauricella, Senior Planner for the Downtown Boston … [Read more...]
Call to Action: Email your State Senator today - urge them to co-sponsor Amendment #49 to include artists and increase the level of investment Artists, cultural organizations, and cultural sector stakeholders have 125 million reasons to email their State Senator today to urge them to support and co-sponsor Senator Kennedy’s Amendment #49. Our advocacy partner, MASSCreative, has … [Read more...]
Mass Cultural Council believes that the work of individual artists is essential to our vibrant communities. If you're interested in supporting and connecting with artists in your very own neighborhood, consider attending a nearby open studios event. Check out these open studios in Massachusetts* this November and December. Unless listed as virtual, all events are in-person. … [Read more...]
Email your State Senator today - urge them to co-sponsor Amendment #2 to include artists and increase the level of investment The Massachusetts Senate Committee on Ways & Means has released S. 2564, An Act relative to immediate COVID-19 recovery needs, a $3.67 billion spending plan investing federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and FY21 state revenue surplus funds … [Read more...]