Two-year grants for highly-skilled craftspeople and performing artists to mentor apprentices in one-on-one learning experiences
Artist Fellowships recognize exceptional work by Massachusetts artists
Commonwealth’s ARPA Spending Plan includes $60M for New Cultural Sector Grants
Apply by January 24, 2022.
She was one of six who received this honorary professional recognition.
This year, the Agency is committing over $1M to this program, with a goal of doubling the number of artists funded.
FY22 spending plan adopted by governing Council
We asked artists what they wish more curators, editors, and presenters, would incorporate into their selection process.
Our collaboration with Revels offers an insider’s view of the kind of situations in which traditional music is shared within families and close-knit communities.
Artists recognized for exceptional work in Crafts, Dramatic Writing, Film & Video, Music Composition, Photography, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres
Massachusetts’ creative individuals continue facing dramatic financial losses.
We're investing $100,000 this year to preserve and continue vital ethnic and cultural art forms in a range of media.
Grants of $1,500 are available to Massachusetts individual artists and independent teaching artists/humanists/scientists who have lost income as a direct result of COVID-19.
Applications in Crafts, Dramatic Writing, Film & Video, Music Composition, Photography, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres can be submitted by February 8, 2021.
Visit the Commonwealth Folk Arts & Heritage Digital Archive
Check out recent episodes of Creative Minds Out Loud, Mass Cultural Council's podcast, featuring:
- Doneeca Thurston of Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts
- Andy Short, formerly of Improbable Players
- Dell Marie Hamilton, artist, writer, and curator
- Dr. Deborah Buccino and Adrien Conklin, BSN RN of MACONY Pediatrics
A summary of what we heard at our Fall listening sessions
Cultural Organizations Report $484M in Lost Revenue, Artists Cite $20M in Lost Revenue, More than 30K Cultural Jobs Impacted by Pandemic Since March
Recent events have fomented a growing movement for racial equity and justice. Mass Cultural Council is taking this moment in time to embark on a restart and refocus of our work as it relates to racial equity, and we want to hear from you.
A look back at our visit to Cote's Market, a historic, ethnic grocery shop in Lowell.