• About MALC

    The goal of the Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) is to ensure that Massachusetts artists of all disciplines have a voice in public dialogs, decisions, and key public policy initiatives that impact the artists community and the creative economy. MALC works to ensure that artists have a permanent place at the policy making table.

    A joint letter from Boston art museum directors

    by  • February 25, 2017 • Issues, News

    The following joint letter was posted Feb. 24, 2016, to friends and supporters of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Harvard Art Museums, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Please forward to your friends and networks:

    As directors of Boston’s art museums, we serve...

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    SAG-AFTRA Statement on the Rights of a Free and Unencumbered Press

    by  • February 23, 2017 • Issues, News, Opinions

    Released Feb 20, 2017

    SAG-AFTRA, the entertainment industry labor union representing more than 160,000 actors, broadcasters and recording artists, today released the following Statement on the Rights of a Free and Unencumbered Press:

    “As a union whose membership includes broadcast and online journalists, SAG-AFTRA champions the rights of a free press, whose primary role is to...

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    Two Important Federal Deadlines Approaching on Jan. 31

    by  • January 28, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    Don’t Wait! Two important federal deadlines are almost here! Act today!

    Protect your copyright!

    The Librarian of Congress needs to hear your opinion on what priorities the new Register of Copyright should have. Read our recent post on how to respond:
    http://artistsunderthedome.org/malc/news/protect-copyright-respond-library-congress-survey-deadline-jan-31/

    …and why it is so important that you respond to the survey and spread the...

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

    by  • January 27, 2017 • News

    As mentioned in part one, MALC is actively following the Commonwealth’s FY18 budget process. On January 25th, Governor Baker released his FY18 Budget and to see his full budget see this link: http://www.mass.gov/bb/h1/fy18h1/.*  

    MALC watches  several “line items” in the budget- the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), funding to our libraries, the tourism funding formula,...

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