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For the first time in 20 years, Boston will have a new arts czar. Mayor Marty Walsh appointed Chicago-native Julie Burros as the new Boston Chief of Arts and Culture.  In the 2013 Boston mayoral race, the MASSCreative-led Create the Vote coalition worked to elevate arts as a key issue...
  Amplifying our arts voice on #ArtsMatterDay Oct 24   To make an impact during the campaign season, we’ll need help from arts supporters all over the Commonwealth. Help us elevate arts in the discussion around our statewide political races by making your ‘arts voice’ heard. Election day is just...
  Groups putting arts & culture on the agenda   Working with Create the Vote coalition partners around the state, We’re looking forward to seeing what arts and cultural organizations have planned for #ArtsMatterDay. Check out what folks are gearing up for: Hadley – Multi-Arts: Catalina Arrubla has a unique plan for...
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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...