$5.5M in funding available for public projects such as field trips, library events, lectures, festivals, exhibits, and dance performances
CreativeGround: Connect with Creative New England
A total of $7.2M in grants for cultural programming will be made in cities and towns across the state
Members of the Community Initiative Team reflect on their experiences of the power of culture at work in cities and towns across the Commonwealth.
How Dr. “The Machine” Jesse Green sculpts confidence in young minds
This new law expands who is able to be appointed to Local Cultural Councils
$5.5M in funding available for public projects such as field trips, library events, lectures, festivals, exhibits, and dance performances.
These “magnificent seven” individuals are your community’s connection to the power of culture.
To date, in FY22 LCCs have awarded 6,472 grants to everything from murals to lectures, festivals, and performances.
Local Cultural Councils Share How They've Gone After Municipal Monies
329 Local Cultural Councils to support public programs in every community in Massachusetts.
$5.9M given statewide in support of public programs such as exhibitions, readings, festivals, and performances.
Newton Cultural Council and Northborough Cultural Council offer examples for celebrating their grant recipients during this period of social distancing.
A look at some of the incredible work that surfaced in response to the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic
Urge your state legislators to support and co-sponsor H. 3378 and S. 2243.
Local Cultural Councils practice engagement in ways that are responsive to their specific communities. Here are some tips and examples.
LCCs are exploring what the growing energy around social justice, racial equity, and accessibility means for them and their communities.
Creatives are finding ways to make and share their work with the world. These Local Cultural Council grant recipients in Central and Western Mass are no exception.
COVID-19 has devastated the arts and cultural sector. No more gigs. No more plays. No more gallery showings. Still, as they usually do, artists are finding ways to make and share their art with the world.
LCCs approved grants this year for nearly 7,000 community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Then COVID-19 hit.