We are honored to announce the 2019 Artist Fellowship awards in Film & Video, Music Composition, and Photography.
Mass Cultural Council is much more than a grant maker. We provide the services, consultation, and support that assure that every tax dollar we invest in the cultural landscape of Massachusetts delivers meaningful impact for our residents. Our services are only possible because of the hours staff spend supporting constituents. Since July 1, 2018 Mass Cultural Council staff have...
From toy drums to today’s premiere steam-bent drums made from locally sourced hardwoods, a family owned company in the Berkshires has stayed in business using good old Yankee ingenuity for 165 years! I credit Tim Lloyd, former executive director of the American Folklore Society, for introducing me to Noble & Cooley Drum Manufacturing Company.
Periodically, we pose questions to artists about issues they face in their work and lives. This month, we revisited a question we've posed in the past: How Do You Use Online Platforms as an Artist?
Mass Cultural Council is honored to announce the 2019 Artist Fellowship awards in Crafts, Dramatic Writing, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres. Sixteen artists will receive fellowships of $15,000, and 15 artists plus one collaborative duo will receive $1,000 finalist awards.
Our monthly Fellows Notes shares the latest news from current and past Artist Fellows and Finalists.
The nation’s leading scholars and advocates for folk and traditional arts have awarded Dr. Maggie Holtzberg of Newton their highest national honor for lifetime achievement in public folklore. Dr. Holtzberg was awarded the Benjamin A. Botkin Prize by the American Folklore Society (AFS) at its annual meeting last month in Buffalo, NY.
Mass Cultural Council is currently accepting applications for 2019 Artist Fellowships. You can apply now for Fellowships in Crafts, Dramatic Writing, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres. Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2018.
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we asked artists working in multiple disciplines, If you could deliver one message to yourself as a younger artist, what would it be?