CultureRx is a new Mass Cultural Council initiative that advances the role of culture as a protective factor for the health of everyone in the Commonwealth.
Learn about our partnership with the Massachusetts Health Connector to make the power of culture accessible to a wider range of Massachusetts’ residents.
SpaceFinder Mass is like an Airbnb for cultural spaces. It’s a discovery tool for anyone looking to rent a creative space in Massachusetts. Renters can find available, affordable, and alternative spaces for performances, rehearsals, readings, meetings, and more.
When an incoming mayor wants to make a visit to City Hall a much more accessible and engaging experience for the populace, who can they turn to? In Lynn, Mayor Thomas McGee turned to the Downtown Lynn Cultural District.
Tips and stories for recruitment best practices from a few Local Cultural Councils across the Commonwealth.
Shuchita Rao is a long-time educator of Indian music and culture in the Greater Boston area and a grant recipient from the Sharon Cultural Council. We spoke with her about what it means to share her culture with the broader community.
The National Endowment for the Arts remains a vital and stable source of support for the cultural ecosystem here in Massachusetts despite the partisan battles in Washington, D.C.
Understanding the environment of artist workspaces in Massachusetts is being revisited at Mass Cultural Council.
Through our Community Initiative, Mass Cultural Council works to support all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. Over the last two years, our Cultural Compact pilot program supported a new and innovative approach to elevating arts and culture in communities.
Each spring, we encourage Local Cultural Councils (LCCs) to gather community input to better inform council priorities for each granting season. Input can be gathered from in-person conversations, public convenings, and/or through surveys. Collecting viewpoints from members of the community can help LCC members better understand the community’s needs, interests, and knowledge of local resources.