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[Photo by Michael Dwyer, via Associated Press]  Arts Matter Day makes headlines  On Arts Matter Day, arts and culture burst onto the political scene. The creative community's day of action grabbed headlines and inspired the media and the political community to cover arts in the gubernatorial race.  WBUR ArteryMaureen Dezell's...
 Candidates celebrate Arts Matter Day  On Friday, October 24, the creative community made their voice heard, earning attention from gubernatorial candidates and the media.   In celebration of Arts Matter Day, gubernatorial candidates Charlie Baker, Martha Coakley, Evan Falchuk, and Jeff McCormick all made strides in elevating arts and culture...
 Get out the vote!  Together, we’ve put arts and culture on the political map. Over the past eight months, the Create the Vote coalition has elevated the issues of arts, culture, and creativity in the race for governor and MA House and Senate. And last Friday, over 450 arts and...
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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...