The deadline to register to vote in the the November 8, 2016 State Election is today, Wednesday, Oct. 19!
Go here to get details on registering online, by mail, and in person: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/
At stake is the presidential race, as well as races for the U.S. House of Representatives and the State Senate and House of Representatives....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 →
The Massachusetts Cultural Council wishes to remind you that the deadline to apply for the FY17 Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Artist Fellowships for Crafts, Dramatic Writing, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres is next Monday, October 3, 2016 (11:59 pm).
Artist Fellowships provide grants of $12,000 and finalist awards of $1,000. For more information, please read the guidelines: http://www.massculturalcouncil.org/applications/fellows_guidelines.asp.
To...Read more →
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Collaborative Workspace Program
“The Collaborative Workspace Program provides funds to accelerate the pace of new business formation, job creation and entrepreneurial activity in Massachusetts communities, by supporting infrastructure that...Read more →
Please consider signing this Change.org petition (initiated by the Boston Art Dealers Association) seeking reinstatement of Cate McQuaid’s weekly gallery column in the Boston Globe.
There are many artists’ unions in the U.S. (SAG-AFTRA, the Boston Musicians’ Association, the National Writer’s Union, to name a few) and many artists of all disciplines who hold part-time jobs as adjunct professors, and/or work in labor positions for their second jobs. Therefore, it is distressing to learn that UMass Amherst’s Labor Center, as well as many labor...Read more →
via the Massachusetts Cultural Council
The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) seeks nominations for the 2017 Commonwealth Awards, the state’s highest honor in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
Presented every two years by the MCC, the awards recognize both the well-known and the unsung heroes...Read more →