The Commonwealth of Massachusetts invites MA artists working in all disciplines to the State House on November 8th to offer thanks and support. Awards follow.Read more →
The Berkshire Museum has contracted to sell 40 art works from its permanent collection. After careful consideration, the MCC strongly opposes this plan.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 →
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 →
This afternoon, July 17, 2017, Governor Baker announced his signing of House Bill 3800, the budget for FY2018.
To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives,
Pursuant to Section 5 of Article 63 of the Amendments to the Constitution, we are today signing House Bill 3800, “An Act Making Appropriations for the Fiscal Year...Read more →
News via the Massachusetts Cultural Council:
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 →