Physically distancing ourselves from one another does not necessarily mean losing social connections. Rather, it gives us all an opportunity to think creatively about what we can do and how we can connect in different ways.
Mass Cultural Council is prioritizing five action items to help the cultural sector manage financial disruption associated with Coronavirus.
We are all grappling with the unprecedented and rapidly changing challenges presented by COVID-19. Here are some steps Mass Cultural Council is taking.
Examples of how LCCs have utilized grant receptions to strengthen relationships with their communities.
We are now accepting Expressions of Interest from cultural organizations that want to participate in our Social Prescription Pilot.
The Communities Team shared the power of culture and news of CultureRx with fellow state employees, elected officials, and policy-makers at Mass Municipal Association’s Annual Meeting & Trade Show.
Check out recent episodes of Creative Minds Out Loud, Mass Cultural Council's podcast, featuring:
- Kate Gilbert of Now + There
- Vijay Mathew of HowlRound Theater Commons
- Heather Cook of Three Match Creations
Today Mass Cultural Council and Massachusetts Health Connector joined state and local leaders, cultural organizations, and public health officials in Amherst to celebrate an innovative new partnership and launch ConnectorCare Card to Culture.
Inside an unassuming Victorian-era building, just west of downtown Holyoke, is one of the nation’s most distinctive creative community development initiatives: The Care Center. It is an example of what can happen when culture and creativity form the foundation to dismantle systemic barriers for individuals, as well as communities.
This month the Mass Cultural Council teamed up with our Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee chairs in the state Legislature, Senator Edward J. Kennedy (D- Lowell) and Rep. Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham) to spread the word about our new partnership with the Massachusetts Health Connector, the ConnectorCare Card to Culture Program.