Jamilah Bradshaw and Francisco Torres will grow Barr's Arts Team as it extends and deepens its focus on racial equity.
Local partners across Massachusetts are addressing social issues.
Post Covid-19 pandemic and America’s overdue racial reckoning, what do communities and audiences want from the arts and cultural organizations?
A new podcast series features stories from artists and leaders to harness creativity to shift power dynamics, avoid burn-out, and build authentic community.
An interview with spoken-word artist, Jha D. Amazi about work she created with the support of a Live Arts Boston grant. Live Arts Boston is an initiative of the Boston Foundation and the Barr Foundation that supports performing artists, a majority of whom are artists of color.
Powering Cultural Futures connects and serves 15 community-rooted arts organizations. This multiyear initiative results from a collaboration between Barr, the Ford Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.
Program Director San San Wong on why centering racial equity is necessary for achieving Barr’s Arts & Creativity goals.
Introducing the “Roadmap for Recovery and Resilience for Theater” from the American Repertory Theater and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Giles Li, our Senior Program Officer for Arts & Creativity, discusses his priorities at Barr, the transition from grantee to grantmaker, and the challenges facing the arts sector throughout COVID-19.
New report finds Live Arts Boston program having strong positive impacts on arts ecosystem, expanding access and visibility, particularly for artists of color.