Meet our editorial team in Boston next month for a morning of learning and conversation about the arts ecosystem.
NEA Launches Creativity Connects (And Other February Stories)
Jane Chu’s signature initiative explores how creativity intersects with other sectors, and the infrastructure needed to keep it going.
The Comcast-Time Warner Merger is Dead (and Other April Stories)
The mega media company folded under pressure from lawmakers, other mega companies, and everyday Americans.
The Top 10 Arts Policy Stories of 2014
We always knew that art had the power to inspire wonder, hope, greed, fear and anger. Now, we can add bankruptcy negotiations and terrorist threats to the list.
Cool jobs of the month
Arts and Cultural Affairs Commissioner, City of Boston The City of Boston seeks an Arts and Cultural Affairs Commissioner, reporting directly to the Mayor. For the first time in twenty years, the Commissioner will be a Cabinet-level position. Deadline: May 9. Salary is $110,000-127,000. Associate/Senior Associate, Slover Linett Audience Research We are currently seeking candidatesRead More
Around the horn: Angela Merkel edition
ART AND THE GOVERNMENT With a rare, wide-open mayoral race underway, Boston’s arts community has come together to assert some political sway of its own. The new advocacy coalition MassCreative organized a nine-candidate forum that actually pushed back a televised debate. The primary is today. North Carolina’s Randolph County just banned Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man from school libraries followingRead More
Boston Museums Offering Solace
(Note: This article was posted just hours before a shootout with the Marathon bombing suspects led to a massive lockdown in Boston. Our thoughts and well wishes are with those in the area. -IDM) On Tuesday this week, Boston reawakened, with locals and visitors standing in support of one another after the tragic events at theRead More