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...Read more →
One of the recent clashes around IP rights reported somewhat recently in news media concerns residuals for voice actors. SAG-AFTRA called for a strike against 11 video game publishers this past October.
“The strike comes in light of an unsuccessful 19 months of negotiations after the existing labor contract known as the Interactive Media Agreement...Read more →
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In case you hadn’t noticed, a new administration and Congress will take power in January 2017. 🙂
The Americans for the Arts wants to hear from you...Read more →
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The 10th Annual “Artists Under The Dome” event
Nov. 2, 2016
For the 10th time, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts invites Massachusetts artists working in all disciplines (visual arts, literary, performing, crafts, new media, etc.) to the State House on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 9:30 a.m. – 2...Read more →
National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is holding a day of Dance/Arts Advocacy on Capitol Hill this Thursday, October 6th!
Guest blogger Karen K. Bradley will be there and shares with us what the NDEO will be advocating in DC!
If you can’t be there on Oct 6th, you can advocate to the U.S. Congress in support of...Read more →
Graduate student assistants now have the same protections as employees under federal labor law
On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) ruled 3-1 in favor of a Columbia University graduate students’ petition to unionize, effectively allowing all graduate students nationwide to unionize at private colleges.
“The ruling reverses a misguided...Read more →
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...Read more →