• Call to Action: Trump Proposes to Eliminate NEA Again

    by  • February 13, 2018

    Eliminating the NEA would be a devastating blow to the arts in America. Despite the President's State of the Union speech last month proclaiming 'Americans fill the world with art and music,' there seems to be a disconnect on the need to invest in our nation's future support of the arts and arts education....

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    Update on the Berkshire Museum

    by  • February 12, 2018

    Late Friday night it was announced that an agreement was reached by the Attorney General and the Berkshire Museum.  The agreement is still waiting to be approved by the Massachusetts Supreme Court.

    Under the proposed deal, a U.S museum will purchase Rockwell’s “Shuffleton’s Barbershop” painting and it will be shown at the Rockwell Museum for...

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    Feb 8: Artists, Authors, Musicians – Learn how to protect your IP legacy

    by  • January 31, 2018

    Artists of all disciplines must learn how to protect their IP legacy. You’ve struggled and worked extremely hard throughout your career. You need to know how to properly protect that valuable legacy!

    CSUSA and CLIC will co-sponsor an elite panel of experts on February 8, 2018, who will cover those important issues.

    (via Northeastern University School...

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    State Budget Process-First Step-the Governor’s Budget (Part One)

    by  • January 25, 2018

    MALC is actively following the Commonwealth’s FY19 budget process. We watch  for several “line items” in the budget- the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), funding to our libraries, the tourism funding formula, and the film tax credit program. We also monitor what is filed in the “outside” section(s) of the budget.

    The first step in our state budget process...

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