Category: Arts & Creativity

Six New England Artists Earn National Recognition

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Barr joins funders supporting exemplary artists to take risks and create new work.

December 22, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

What do Artists and Creative Workers in New England need to Thrive Here?

Dee Schneidman

Dee Schneidman

Guest Author · Program Director for Research and Creative Economy, New England Foundation for the Arts

New England Foundation for the Arts’ director of research introduces “Creatives Count”—a new survey of area creatives to bring more resources and attention to their sector.

October 21, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Activating Creativity in Your Community this Summer

Alexandra Juckno

Alexandra Juckno

Program Assistant, Arts & Creativity

Artists are performing in neighborhoods across Boston, and the only thing missing is you.

July 20, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Three Calls to Action for the Next Chapter of Boston Creates

Jim Canales shares remarks at the launch of Boston’s cultural plan.

June 20, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Creating Connection through Arts and Creativity

David Fraher Arts Midwest

David Fraher

Guest Author · President & CEO, Arts Midwest

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A national movement to build public support for the arts comes to Massachusetts.

June 06, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

When Artists Are at the Intersection of Planning and Community

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

How a group of artists infused creativity, imagination, artistry and fun into a citywide planning process.

May 23, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

When Collective Action Works Wonders

Laura Perille, EdVestors

Laura Perille

Guest Author · President & CEO, EdVestors

Key lessons from a highly successful public-private partnership focused on expanding access to high-quality arts education in Boston.

May 12, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Why You Want an Artist on Your Team

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Artists are leveraging their unique talents to transform communities across the U.S.

May 02, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

New Directions for Barr’s Arts & Creativity Program

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Adapting boldly. Spanning sectors. Activating public support.

February 11, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Meet the Creatives Behind Boston Creates

Department of Play

Katarzyna Balug

Guest Author · Co-founder, Department of Play

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A conversation between the Barr Foundation’s San San Wong and Katarzyna Balug, co-founder of Department of Play, about the role of artists in Boston’s cultural planning.

February 04, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity