While the tax codes make it clear nonprofits can’t endorse or oppose specific candidates for office, or specific legislation, it turns out there is quite a lot they can and should do to advance their issues.
At a recent gathering of Boston arts leaders, researcher Alan Brown challenged participants to consider a new way to understand and make progress on a persistent challenge: how to build demand and diversify audiences for the arts.
Boston becomes creative home base for award-winning playwright, poet, author, and actor, Daniel Beaty in his work that uses storytelling for individual and community transformation.
Barr joins national network of support for "Creative Placemaking."
For the third year in a row, a Barr grantee stood among the recipients of our nation's highest honor for youth arts organizations.
On a recent Saturday morning, Boston artists and arts lovers packed the Boston Public Library to share their hopes and dreams of a more vibrant arts and culture sector.
As the mayoral race in Boston heats up, there have been plenty of forums to hear from candidates.
Boston's mayoral race has ignited a vigorous debate about the city and its future.
In September, Barr hosted a reception for arts grantees to officially welcome and meet San San Wong, the foundation's first full-time Senior Program Officer for arts and culture.
We are pleased to introduce a second cohort of Boston arts organizations to receive support from Barr and the Klarman Family Foundation under a new capacity-building grants program aimed at enhancing the artistic quality and long-term strength of organizations that support young people in achieving mastery in an art form.