• New Job Posting: City of Boston Artist Resource Manager

    by  • August 18, 2016

    Apply by September 15.

    Artist Resource Manager

    Description:

    THIS IS A TEMPORARY GRANT FUNDED POSITION WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF BECOMING PERMANENT.

    This is a new position in the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture that will help artists navigate City Hall and the arts and culture sector in Boston. The position will be housed within the Mayor’s Office...

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    Legislature Restores MCC Funds for Arts & Culture

    by  • August 2, 2016

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    August 1, 2016
    Massachusetts Cultural Council Press Release

    (Boston, MA) – The Massachusetts Legislature voted overwhelmingly Sunday to restore $7.7 million in state funding for the arts, humanities, and sciences through the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC).

    Both the House and Senate voted to override Governor Charlie...

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    Massachusetts House & Senate Restore Funding to our Sector in the 2017 Budget!!

    by  • July 31, 2016

    MALC is pleased to announce that the House and Senate voted this weekend to override budget cuts to our sector enacted by Governor Charlie Baker in the 2017 State Budget.

    Here are the line items they restored:

    1. Massachusetts Cultural Council: Line Item # 0640-0300  

    What the Governor vetoed/reduced in funding:  (reduce MCC funding by) 7,771,376* to...

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    What You Can Do: Budget Overrides & End of Legislative Session

    by  • July 25, 2016

    The end of the formal legislative session is July 31st. This weekend (Saturday, July 30th  & Sunday, July 31st), both the House and the Senate will be in what is called formal session. During these sessions, the Representatives and Senators will be voting to override the Governor’s budget vetoes and will also be working to pass legislation.

    What...

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    Formal Legislative Session Ends July 31

    by  • July 19, 2016

    The current Two Year Legislative Session ends on July 31. This will allow state representatives and senators to focus on their districts and their reelection campaigns (legislators serve two-year terms at a time). The next two weeks are sure to involve a flurry of activity.

    By the end of July, all current legislation will pass,...

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    From the Mass Production Coaliton- Film Jobs Advocacy Update

    by  • July 15, 2016

    From the Massachusetts Production Coalition:

    FILM JOBS ADVOCACY UPDATE

    Last night (July 14th) the Massachusetts Senate passed a broad Economic Development Bill which contains NO proposals to alter the Film & Television incentive program. As we alerted earlier in the week, there were very real concerns about efforts to dismantle the incentive program through debate of...

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