The following testimony was submitted to the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development on behalf of H. 4755 – An Act establishing a COVID-19 nonprofit cultural organizations emergency fund.
Last week, our Universal Participation (UP) Initiative proudly presented the 2020 UP Award to Abilities Dance Boston. Our live stream series celebrated organizations for their excellence in access and inclusion.
Let’s take action to dismantle systemic racism and the legacy of white privilege.
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.
These grants were made possible by a donation from the GKV Foundation.
An amazing thing happened in March of 2020 – with no preparation, no warning, and no training, teachers around the world had to pivot toward creating learning experiences with empty classrooms and studios.
We're gathering data from cultural organizations across the Commonwealth so that we can better communicate the necessary financial, human, intellectual, and social capital needed to fully recover from the coronavirus crisis.
Achieving safe harbor during the current COVID-19 pandemic includes creating several ‘what if’ scenarios and budgets.
A full timeline for the FY21 budget process is not yet available. It is unclear what processes the House and Senate will use to convene in formal sessions to safely have this important debate.
With most spring and summer festivals postponed or cancelled, festival producers, artists, and community stakeholders are coming together to process how that will impact the livelihood of towns and cities, and to explore new and creative ways of engaging audiences.