Cultural and political leaders from across the Commonwealth joined Mass Cultural Council yesterday for the 2019 Commonwealth Awards, honoring exceptional achievement in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
Check out recent episodes of Creative Minds Out Loud, Mass Cultural Council's podcast, featuring:
- Eileen McCaffery of Community Music School of Springfield and Julie Jaron of Springfield Public Schools
- Lee Blake of the New Bedford Historical Society
- Neil Gordon of Discovery Museum
Congratulations to Massachusetts' 329 Local Cultural Councils (LCCs) for awarding over 6,300 grants totaling almost $4M in fiscal year 2019!
Executive Director Anita Walker's remarks at MASSCreative’s 2019 Arts Advocacy Day: I just read about a new book that contends “the bright side has been denied the attention it deserves.” That’s not because there isn’t plenty of bright side. I’m looking at it…all of you...filling this hall. ...
Mass Cultural Council has released a case statement on the benefits of arts and cultural funding to the state’s economy, communities, and the education of our young people – and what long-term reinvestment in Mass Cultural Council's work can accomplish.
Periodically, we pose questions to artists about issues they face in their work and lives. This month, we revisited a question we've posed in the past: How Do You Use Online Platforms as an Artist?