On Friday, January 26, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., the US House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing before the full committee on music policy:
Music Policy Issues: A Perspective from Those Who Make It
It is worth your while to read the submitted written testimony (included in the link above) from a...Read more →
The MALC Steering Committee wishes all
a safe, creative and healthy 2018!
2017 was a busy year for MALC and others advocating for Massachusetts artists of all disciplines. MALC worked on several pieces of legislation and is following and advocating for even more. In 2017, MALC Steering Committee members testified at the State...Read more →
Votes are expected on Tuesday, with the President signing the legislation into law soon thereafter. Will you take two minutes now to tell your member of Congress how this will impact you and the arts?Read more →
Graduate students seem to be unfairly hit by the GOP tax plan and have organized to block passage.
Graduate students pay for their education by teaching, doing research, and performing routine administrative tasks in return for waived tuition and a meager stipend. Under the proposed GOP tax bill, graduate student tuition waivers will be counted as...Read more →
A single line swap in the Senate tax bill killed low-income artist housing and put developers on the hook to repay earned housing credits since 2008.Read more →
The MA House voted overwhelmingly to restore MCC's funding in thet state budget for the arts, humanities, and sciences. See the roll call vote and more.Read more →
Moments ago, the MA House overrode Governor Baker's cuts to the MCC by a vote of 137 to 14.
Stay tuned for further news.Read more →
The MCC's 2018 program for Artist Fellowships is now open. Grants of up to $12,000 are offered for artistic excellence in a variety of disciplines. See our blog for details.Read more →