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"The arts have an enduring capacity to enrich, explain, and transform. And that is why the need for expression through the arts is felt in every society and civilization since the beginning of time. We need to do all that we can to support America’s artists and sustain an environment that more fully supports the arts."
— U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Massachusetts)

Artist Space Information

Audience Engagement
The content from The Art of Participation: Shared Lessons in Audience Engagement, a report on the four-year effort to increase local participation in the arts and promote the effective exchange of knowledge about expanding audiences in Greater Boston.

Creative Minds Out of School
Through this arts-based training, coaching, and professional development program, participants learn to use the nationally-distributed Creative Minds Out of School curriculum as a tool for teaching 21st century skills through visual arts education, and extend school day learning through hands-on experiences. A partnership between MCC, the Innovation Learning Center, and Davis Publications.

Commonwealth Awards
The state's highest honors in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Cultural Districts
A new initiative to allow communities to create state-sponsored cultural districts to stimulate new arts and cultural activity and attract creative businesses.

Cultural Tourism 101
An online primer to cultural groups statewide seeking more information on connecting with tourists in the realm of "cultural tourism."

Folk Arts and Heritage
This program works to identify craftspeople, performers and cultural specialists, help sustain the practice of tradition where they live, and increase appreciation of their artistry within the community and beyond.

Includes work samples from MCC Artist Fellows and Finalists. These individuals have been recognized for exceptional work in a variety of disciplines by a panel of their peers.

A free, online listing of creative employment opportunities in Massachusetts that includes administrative, production, volunteer and intern opportunities.

Local Cultural Council Online Office
Learn more about arts and culture in your community. Visitors can get information on each of the state's 335 local cultural councils. LCC members can access comprehensive administrative tools, instructions and information to help them manage the Local Cultural Council Program.

Massachusetts Cultural Data Project
A powerful online financial management and reporting tool for arts and cultural organizations in Massachusetts.

Organizational Self-Assessment Tool
Developed by the MCC to help non-profit organizations identify institutional strengths and weaknesses.

An MCC initiative putting inclusive design at the center of our work with cultural organizations across the Commonwealth.

Youth Arts Evaluation
A rich collection of resources and tools for program evaluation developed through Boston Youth Arts Evaluation Project.

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