The Cultural Facilities Fund supports local economies across Massachusetts by ensuring our cultural institutions have the capital they need to build, expand, renovate, and continue welcoming visitors.
Cultural Districts drive economic growth, strengthen the influence of distinctive local character, and improve the quality of life across Massachusetts.
FY22 spending plan adopted by governing Council
Legislative COVID-19 Cultural Impact Commission Files its Final Report
Artists recognized for exceptional work in Crafts, Dramatic Writing, Film & Video, Music Composition, Photography, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres
Anderson is the Asst Vice Chancellor for City and Community Relations at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Mass Cultural Council now supports 51 state-designated Cultural Districts from the Berkshires to Bristol County.
2021 Cultural Facilities Fund Awards Announced by Mass Cultural Council and MassDevelopment
Senate approves Mass Cultural Council’s $20M spending request
This represents the highest level of funding proposed for the Agency, and by extension, the cultural sector, by the state in decades.
This 3-Step Plan Calls for FY22 Budget Spending; Bond Authorizations; and Bills to Stabilize, Rebuild, and Provide COVID Relief to the Cultural Sector
Simone Early and Robert L. Price now serve on the governing body of Mass Cultural Council.
Cultural organizations report $588.3M in lost revenue; Artists cite $30.4M in lost income; 30K cultural jobs impacted statewide.
The FY21 plan includes a range of grant programs, services, and initiatives to support the arts, humanities, and sciences in communities across Massachusetts.
183 nonprofits were awarded Cultural Organization Economic Recovery Grants in partnership with the Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development.
Bobbitt, currently the Artistic Director of the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, MA, will officially join the Agency on February 1, 2021, thereby becoming the most senior cultural official in the Commonwealth.
Mass Cultural Council to Administer Cultural Organization Economic Recovery Program in Partnership with Baker-Polito Administration's Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
Cultural Organizations Report $484M in Lost Revenue, Artists Cite $20M in Lost Revenue, More than 30K Cultural Jobs Impacted by Pandemic Since March
MA cultural nonprofits report $425M in lost revenue with 17K jobs impacted and $441.8M in total recovery costs.
The governing board of the Mass Cultural Council has approved the Fall River Waterfront Cultural District. This state designation will help stimulate new arts and cultural activity and attract creative businesses for the City.