These organizations are committed to increased access, community connection, and cultural engagement.
Inter-agency partnership increases access to cultural experiences for low-income and working families
This program is the nation's most comprehensive effort to expand cultural access for low-income and working families.
Over 5 years, 300+ cultural organizations have provided 780K free or discounted admission to cultural experiences
Mass Cultural Council is grateful for the generosity of the 270+ cultural sites that voluntarily provide discounted admissions through this program.
Tactical steps your organization can take now to make your low-cost access programs more welcoming.
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.
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.
Learn about our partnership with the Massachusetts Health Connector to make the power of culture accessible to a wider range of Massachusetts’ residents.
The second year of EBT Card to Culture showed continued growth and enthusiasm. Feedback from EBT cardholders has been incredibly positive and touching. Organizations report many new visitors through the program, and the return of patrons who hadn’t been able to visit in years.
More than 100 leaders from arts and cultural organizations gathered at the Boston Children’s Museum February 27 to celebrate the extraordinary success of the EBT Card to Culture, an innovative new program that opens doors to culture for residents of limited financial means.