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Opportunity to Advocate: Americans for the Arts National Arts Action Summit 2020 March 30 - 31

MASSCreative will lead the Massachusetts Arts Advocates Delegation at the Americans for the Arts’ National Arts Action Summit, a two day event of advocacy trainings, federal policy updates and meetings with members of Congress. Come join arts advocates and supporters from across the nation for an energizing and informative event. 

inthephoto.jpg                                              Marka27's mural, seen from the Traveler Street bridge. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Equal access and opportunities for participation

  • April 24 & 25th, 2020: Arts Equity Summit: Creating Culture Shifts. Arts Connect International will host its second Arts Equity Summit for arts and culture leaders committed to building equity. 
  • Announcing Extension of Partnership with Five Community Foundations Advancing Arts Across Massachusetts Read More
  • Introducing the Culture RX Initiative Read More
  • ‘We Wanted Our Patrons Back’– Public Libraries Scrap Late Fines to Alleviate Inequity Read More

Connected communities

  • A Photo Guide to Boston’s Growing Public Arts Scene Read More
  • Painting the town Read More 
  • Community Development Innovation Review: Transforming Community Development through Arts and Culture Read More

Access to a well-rounded education for all students

  • Framingham schools add an ‘A’– for arts– to STEM week Read More
  • OPINION: Music is ‘more than sound’ for students seeking safe spaces, human connections and their own voices Read More

Respect and support for the creative workforce and economy

  • The Berkshires Have the Cultural Life of a Major City– and Architecture to Match Read More
  • Green Street Studios says it will close this month after 28 years of programming due to a ‘significant’ rent increase Read More

Happy and healthy people

  • Studying Ballet Dancers Could Help Us Treat Stroke Victims– and Build Better Robots Read More
  • This One-Of-A-Kind Orchestra is Trying to Reduce The Stigma of Mental Health Diagnoses Read More
  • At MCLA, visiting Peace Paper Project blends, art, therapy and creativity Read More



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