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     Join our growing movement: Become a member today 2014 has been a great year for arts advocacy in Massachusetts. Your financial support and political engagement provided MASSCreative with the tools we needed to lead campaigns to increase state and municipal investment in the arts, inject arts and cultural...
[Ean Spangler for the Boston Globe]   Globe calls on Governor Elect Baker to be Arts Champ In its lead editorial in the November 16th edition, The Boston Globe called on Governor-elect Charlie Baker to be a champion of the arts in its editorial “Making Arts Policy a Priority.” The editorial declared “arts are not...
    "Good for artists, good for business, good for communities" In the waning days of his administration, Governor Deval Patrick made a bold show of support for the arts community this week by signing a public art commission into law. Under the Executive Order, a minimum of .5% of 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...