E. San San Wong directs Barr’s Arts & Creativity portfolio. She currently serves on the Steering Committee for the City of Boston’s cultural planning process and on the board of Grantmakers in the Arts, a national leadership and service organization that supports the growth of arts and culture.
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.
A $25 million investment over six years in 29 Massachusetts arts organizations to strengthen financial health and capacity to adapt to change.
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.
A $30 million, six-year effort focused on powerful art and bold leadership by Massachusetts arts organizations to create more vibrant communities.
Celebrating new research demonstrating the impact of the creative economy.
In partnership with five community foundations, Barr launches new $3 million initiative to strengthen arts and creativity across Massachusetts.
This article was originally published in the Viewpoint section of the Boston Business Journal on September 27, 2017.
How brain science is helping the Peabody Essex Museum transform its visitor experience.
Barr joins funders supporting exemplary artists to take risks and create new work.
A national movement to build public support for the arts comes to Massachusetts.