Go local! Open studios events are great opportunities to experience and support artists working in your very own neighborhood.
When an incoming mayor wants to make a visit to City Hall a much more accessible and engaging experience for the populace, who can they turn to? In Lynn, Mayor Thomas McGee turned to the Downtown Lynn Cultural District.
A glimpse into a few of the folk arts traditions relating to the hunting, capturing, and celebration of fish and fowl that we presented as part of the 2019 Lowell Folk Festival.
Tips and stories for recruitment best practices from a few Local Cultural Councils across the Commonwealth.
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.
Check out our Fall grant opportunities for Educators & Schools
The Mass Cultural Council released a spending plan for the new fiscal year that will invest more than $16.5 million in a range of grant programs, services, and initiatives to support the arts, humanities, and sciences in communities across Massachusetts.
Curriculum frameworks are the foundational architecture for teaching and learning in K-12 education. Without frameworks, schools struggle to set learning standards and effective ways to track student growth and achievement. Subjects lacking strong frameworks are often marginalized or ignored.
Mass Cultural Council is currently accepting applications for 2020 Artist Fellowships. You can apply now for Fellowships in Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, and Traditional Arts. Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019.
Organizations funded through Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Investment Portfolio have been participating in the DataArts platform for about a decade. DataArts has used that information to provide data-informed insights and resources to the arts and cultural sector – for grantmakers, researchers, and individual organizations.