Of Note: Register for "The Creative Gig Economy" event on November 6, 2023 at the Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street, Boston. Join Mass Cultural Council for a discussion of what the gig economy means for individual artists and for the Commonwealth’s economy writ large. Our panel will include policy experts, advocates, and individual artists. After the panel discussion the staff … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Artist Pipeline Program The Harvard Ed Portal is seeking emerging and mid-career artists of all mediums, genres, and disciplines (including musicians, writers, and performers) to participate in our 2024-25 Artist Pipeline Program and join a cohort of emerging artists learning to build a sustainable arts future. The Pipeline program is only open to artists who currently live or … [Read more...]
Mass Cultural Council believes that the work of artists, cultural bearers, and creative individuals 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 October, November, and December. Unless … [Read more...]
Black Empowerment Advisory Council Black artists in Massachusetts are invited to join and participate in a listening session with Governor Maura T. Healey's Black Empowerment Advisory Council (BEAC). The council has organized listening sessions throughout the Commonwealth to discuss the critical concerns and challenges affecting the Black community. Your voice and feedback … [Read more...]
Seal and Motto Survey closing soon! The Special Commission on the State Seal and Motto, a 19-member, governor appointed commission (which includes a designee from the Mass Cultural Council), is gathering public feedback on a new seal and motto for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The web-based version of the survey will be available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, … [Read more...]