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“The House Ways and Means recommendation to fund the state’s investment in arts and culture in FY16 at $10 million doesn’t provide the resources that the community needs to maintain the impact that arts and culture have made in education and economic development, much less to continue building a more...
 #ArtsMatter Advocacy Day: 250 march for arts & culture   On Wednesday, March 25th, nearly 250 arts advocates from across the state traveled to Boston to represent the statewide creative community at #ArtsMatter Advocacy Day. In the morning, we convened at the striking Citi Wang Theatre to kick off a...
    Next Week: Let's keep arts & culture strong in the FY16 state budget Governor Baker kicked off the FY16 budget season last month by delivering the first budget of his administration. His proposal gave us a good start, allocating $11.8 million to the arts and cultural community through 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...