A ‘Supporter,’ But No ‘Champion’?: Considering Menino’s Arts Legacy

WBUR’s Andrea Shea looks back on Mayor Menino’s arts, culture, and creativity legacy. Yes, Menino was a supporter of the community and the story ticks off examples from the past 20 years. Yet it is clear Boston now needs a mayor that is a champion of the arts, cultural and creative community if we want to build a more vibrant and connected city.  The breadth and depth of the creative community in Boston is damn impressive, yet Boston can do better. 

MASSCreative's Matt Wilson has the last word in this story, saying that the creative community cannot operate to its full capacity until the next Mayor provides institutions and individual artists with the basic support and resources needed to truly do their work. Read the whole article here, or listen here.

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