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We’ve curated a series of newsworthy pieces that demonstrate the power of the creative community both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these were published prior to physical distancing, but still inspire us.


Equal access and opportunities for participation

  • Meet the classical musicians inspiring people with mental illness Read more

  • Massachusetts artist partners with Needham to boost local art initiatives Read more

Connected Communities

  • Couple turns old mill into sprawling arts complex Read more
  • His Mom Taught Him to Quilt. Black Artists Guided His Style. Read More
  • Architect in Italy turns shipping containers into hospitals for treating COVID-19 Read More

  • Virtual ‘Love Sweet Love’ From Quarantined Berklee College of Music Students Read More

Access to a well-rounded education for all students

  • Teaching kids how to make guitars can get them hooked on engineering Read More

  • Teaching the Performing Arts During the Pandemic Read more

Respect and support for the creative workforce and economy

  • COVID-19 immediately affected artists and cultural organizations here are ways to address the impact. Read more

  • Handel and Haydn Society Pledges to Pay its Musicians for Cancelled Concerts Read more

  • Efforts from arts organizations support artists during the pandemic Read more

Happy and healthy people

  • Berkshire initiative looks to UK programs linking arts and culture to public health read more

  • Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here’s How To Start A Habit. Read more 
  • Music takes 13 minutes to ‘release sadness’ and 9 to make you happy, according to new study Read more





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