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....Read more →
The Copyright Office recently announced that new rules for registering photographs in the U.S. will take effect on February 20, 2018. Please pay attention to these new rules. ASMP is offering an informative, free webinar on Thursday, February 15, 11:00amPT, 2:00pmET, 7pmGMT.Read more →
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...Read more →
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 Worcester Cultural Coalition postponed their annual meeting until January 22, 2018 because of the upcoming winter storm. Find out more and RSVP. Free and open to the public.Read more →
The Berkshire Eagle reported on Jan. 4, 2018, that Attorney General Healey filed a 32-page legal brief on January 3, 2018, in response to arguments by the museum’s attorneys, adding further rebuke to the museum’s plans to sell 40 valuable works from its collection.
The state’s brief makes plain the Attorney General’s Office believes museum...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 →