A conversation with local artist Silvia López Chavez discussing her new mural for the Barr Foundation, activating the creative process, and what it's like to make public art in Boston.
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.
Third annual assessment of energy employment at federal, state, and county levels finds over 6.5 million workers, with half of 133,000 new jobs focused on energy efficiency.
Refined guiding principles and new name for Barr’s grantmaking aimed at strengthening New England’s nonprofit sector.
Five key takeaways from analysis predicting heavy losses for those with stake in waterfront real estate across the United States.
Support combines $500,000 in grants from the Foundation with $500,000 in personal gifts from Barr’s founding trustees.
10 organizations from across New England gain support to plan and implement new school models to advance greater success for all students.
Grants include support for continued deployment of offshore wind power in the Northeast; deepening the business community’s engagement with public transportation investments; and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the nonprofit sector.
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.
Members of the 2017 class of Barr Fellows share about their ten-day learning journey to Rwanda.