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Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) Director Nick Capasso has a very simple mandate from FAM’s Trustees: Serve the community. Since arriving at FAM 18 months ago, after 22 years as a curator at the deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Capasso’s top priority has been to ensure that the museum is serving...
Artists and cultural groups look forward to working with new governorBOSTON, November 5, 2015—MASSCreative congratulates Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker, and looks forward to working with him to strengthen the Commonwealth’s arts and cultural sectors. MASSCreative also thanks gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley, Evan Falchuk, and Jeff McCormick for participating in conversations about...
Today’s guest post comes from Laurie M. Werner, Director of Advancement for the Berkshire Museum. Laurie has nearly 20 years’ experience in management and development for nonprofit cultural institutions, and holds a Ph. D. in Economics. This past year, the Berkshire Museum has been participating in the “Arts Matter” and “Create the...
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Community Impact

As chair of the Medfield Cultural Council, when Jean Mineo learned last year that other local cultural councils had secured municipal funding to supplement their state grants, she knew immediately she had to try the same thing. “If other places were doing it, I figured we had a chance to...