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Hear What Your Colleagues Are Up To – April

Dawn Heinen, Digital Communications Manager

Check out these episodes of Creative Minds Out Loud, Mass Cultural Council’s podcast:

An Emergence of the People, their Spirit, their Stories

L'Merchie Frazier

L’Merchie Frazier is an artist and Director of Education and Interpretation for the Museum of African American History, Boston/Nantucket. Her work is centered on helping others to find their voice and discover their own innate creativity. She shares how her community projects aim to encourage people – individually and collectively – to participate in the arena of art-making.


Art is a Humanizing Process

Marquis VictorMarquis Victor is the Founding Executive Director of Elevated Thought, a creative youth development nonprofit in Lawrence, MA. He believes that art is a form of liberation, and that young people – once they have access and exposure to art – are able to build a foundation of self, expand their minds and eyes to identify issues in their communities, and use art to surface creative solutions for those issues.


Music Triumphs Over Injustice

Craig Coogan. Photo: Michael Willer.The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus is one of New England’s largest and most successful community-based choruses. Executive Director Craig Coogan discusses their work as performers and cultural ambassadors – in the US and abroad – to inspire change and celebrate difference.


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