[Photo by Michael Dwyer, via Associated Press]

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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. 

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Maureen Dezell's article in the WBUR Artery covers the impact of Arts Matter Day, addressing Coakley’s recently announced arts platform and Baker’s response to the Create the Vote questionnaire.

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Steve Annear’s piece in Boston Magazine highlights the "social media blitz", the creative community's advocacy, and the gubernatorial candidates' positions on arts & culture.

Susanna Jackson writes an analytic piece for DigBoston, tracing the rise of arts and culture in the gubernatorial race and the culminating efforts on Arts Matter Day. 

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