Important wonderful news from the MCC!
Everyone’s hard work to advocate for an increase to the Massachusetts Cultural Council budget resulted in important new benefits for our sector.
Two key highlights:
- The MCC increased the Fellowship award from $10,000 to $12,000! Total Artist Fellowships: $441,000. This year MCC celebrates 40 years of support for working artists through...Read more →
The recently enacted Rural Policy Advisory Commission, introduced by Stephen Kulik, D-Worthington, is an initiative created by the State Legislature as an outside section of the recently passed FY 2016 state budget. The goal for the Rural Policy Advisory Commission...Read more →
Your Letters are Essential
Understanding how to reply to the “Next Great Copyright Act” can seem complicated at first, but its consequences will be far-reaching for artists of all disciplines. Therefore, it is important you reply with your sincere thoughts to the Copyright Office’s “Notice of Inquiry” and submit them by the Read more →
Tomorrow, June 30, there is a hearing for Bill H.3291, “An Act establishing a tax credit for artist work space”, at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. This hearing, like all legislative hearings, is free and open to the public. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and to testify. The bill...Read more →
A Reminder: Important Call for Written Testimony Regarding the Independent Contractor Law
It is critical that the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development hear from our community.
The hearing date for these Bills is today, June 23rd, 1 p.m., in State House Hearing Room 437 at the State House. The hearing for the bills is...Read more →
MALC got a shout out in the Bay State Banner for our work to establish the Greater Boston Creative Economy Network with the City of Boston.
MALC is the co-lead with the City of Boston on the CEN application. The Creative Economy is...Read more →