Category: Arts & Creativity
Elevating the Arts in the South Coast of Massachusetts
As Creative Commonwealth Initiative enters new phase, Rayana Grace and John Vasconcellos of the SouthCoast Community Foundation reflect on the new artists, work, and partnerships that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the South Coast.
Announcing Extension of Partnership with Five Community Foundations Advancing Arts Across Massachusetts
Next three years will focus on implementing ambitious plans and expanding successful early efforts, with $5 million in new support from Barr, and partners’ commitments to collectively raise more than $1 million in new local arts philanthropy.
Boston Needs to Invest in a New Generation of Artists
This article was originally published in the Opinion section of The Boston Globe on June 6, 2019.
A Renaissance for Creativity in Essex County
Progress, projects, and early lessons from Essex County Community Foundation, two years in to its Creative County Initiative.
Podcasting for All
Alex Birch, Senior Manager of the PRX Podcast Garage, discusses the rising power of this medium to build partnerships and create new models for community storytelling in Boston.
Four Lessons from Five Years Investing to Build Capacity in Boston’s Arts Sector
Arts & Creativity Program Officer SueEllen Kroll shares key findings from newly-released evaluations.
Public Art is Alive and Well in Boston Neighborhoods
After piloting the Creative City program for three years, San San Wong and Cathy Edwards share what we learned and what is next for supporting arts in the public realm.
An Artist Walks into a Planning Agency
Reflections from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council's first Artist-in-Residence at the conclusion of her 18-month residency.
One Risk That Led to Another
The final installment in a series of seven profiles featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.
A Risk that Expanded the Boundaries of Excellence
Sixth in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.