Newly unionized workers at the Plimoth Plantation living history museum in Plymouth, MA are considering picketing in the wake of talks with management over low staffing levels, as well as difficult and potentially unsafe working conditions.
Fifty of the museum’s 180 employees joined a union in November.
Read the full story here: https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2017/08/29/plimoth-plantation-employees-are-unhappy-with-working-conditions
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Last year, Berklee College of Music and The Boston Conservatory merged. Come Berklee’s Opening Day, Friday, Sept. 1, the 600-plus members of the Berklee faculty will join their 200-plus new colleagues from the Conservatory in a demonstration of unity.
What’s at stake:
- The Berklee Administration refuses to bring Conservatory faculty up to Berklee’s...Read more →
The Greater Boston Theater Expo will be held this September:
When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Where: Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama, 539 Tremont St, Boston, MA
The expo will explore our diverse theater community and provide attendees with the opportunity to meet working artists. It is free and open to the public. Register...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 →
Download USDAC's "Art Became the Oxygen: A Guide to Artistic Response", a free guide to arts-based work responding to environmental disaster, civic crises, etc.Read more →
Attention, Filmmakers: Mark and Jay Duplass Want to Produce Your Movie (And Give You Money)
Join the Seed&Spark crowdfunding rally, #HometownHeroes, and you’ll have a chance to win up to $25k, in addition to having your film produced by The Duplass Brothers. One...Read more →
Massachusetts Cultural Council press release:
July 19, 2017
On Monday Governor Charlie Baker vetoed a line in the state budget that funds the Mass Cultural Council, cutting its allocation by 14 percent to just over $12 million.
Earlier this month the state Legislature voted overwhelmingly to fund the arts, humanities, and sciences through Mass...Read more →
News via the Massachusetts Cultural Council:
Legislature’s Final State Budget Funds Arts & Culture at Current Levels
July 7, 2017
The state Legislature approved a budget today that will support the arts, humanities, and sciences through the Mass Cultural Council at current levels of just under $14 million.
Faced once again with sluggish revenue growth, the Governor...Read more →