Category: Arts & Creativity

An Unusual Proposition – Artists Invited to Advise a Museum

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Jill Medvedow

Guest Author · Ellen Matilda Poss Director , The Institute of Contemporary Art

Fifth in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

August 28, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Community Foundations Launch Regional Arts Initiatives

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Six months into the Barr Foundation’s Creative Commonwealth Initiative, our partners are creating change across Massachusetts. Here are some highlights on progress, milestones, and impacts of their promising early efforts.

August 02, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Twenty-Five New England Leaders Named Creative Community Fellows

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Sunny Widmann

Guest Author · Director, National Arts Strategies

New England has many talented artists and creative leaders whose work enlivens our communities and helps address social challenges. The Creative Community Fellows program creates a network of such leaders to foster collaboration, strengthen each other’s work, and deepen their impact.

June 21, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Young Minds Open to the Sounds of Their City

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Nick Tetrault

Guest Author · Music Clubhouse Director, West End House Boys and Girls Club

Fourth in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

May 15, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

From Platform to Presenter: How Boston Center for the Arts Reconnected to its Founding Mission

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Emily Foster Day

Guest Author · Chief Advancement Officer, Boston Center for the Arts

Third in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

May 08, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Introducing Barr's ArtsAmplified Initiative

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A $30 million, six-year effort focused on powerful art and bold leadership by Massachusetts arts organizations to create more vibrant communities.

May 01, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Investing in Arts Organizations as Leaders

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James E. Canales

President & Trustee

In partnership with 15 Massachusetts arts organizations, Barr launches a $30 million, six-year effort to amplify their leadership in changing communities.

May 01, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

En Nuestro Barrio—Where the Young People Lead the Way

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Brenda Rodriguez-Andujar

Guest Author · Director of Arts and Education, Hyde Square Task Force

Second in a new video series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

April 17, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Fellowship Opportunity for New England’s Creative Changemakers

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Sunny Widmann

Guest Author · Director, National Arts Strategies

National Arts Strategies seeks applications through April 22nd from creative leaders driving positive change in their communities.

April 11, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Uncharted Territory: Where an Arts Organization Dares to Go (But Dollars Can be Difficult to Find)

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Evelyn Francis

Guest Author · Acting Artistic Director, The Theater Offensive

First in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

April 03, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity