Creative Economy

May 28, 2024
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Arts and Culture Advocacy Series

Investing in Creativity: The Economic Benefits of Supporting the Arts

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Investing in Creativity: The Economic Benefits of Supporting the Arts.  By Chris O’Keeffe and Creative Collective Chris O’Keeffe is the founder of OK Creative: The Language Agency.  Have you checked out the recent Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 report? It’s a direct and clear articulation of the power and value of arts-based happenings and a vibrant creator community in our
May 28, 2024
January 25, 2024
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Montserrat College of Art Showcases Regional Talent in Two New Solo Exhibitions

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BEVERLY, MA – Montserrat College of Art is proud to announce the opening of two new solo exhibitions that celebrate the works of regional artists, each bringing a unique perspective and artistic narrative to the forefront. Karmimadeebora McMillan: “Wandering stars…for whom it is reserved…the blackness…the darkness…forever” Exhibition Dates: January 30 – March 6 Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 7, 5-7pm Location:
January 25, 2024
January 1, 2021
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COVID-19

How SSU Helped Their Students Continue to Create in 2020

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From The Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University The pandemic has created unique challenges for the arts in both how work is created and how work is shared with those who appreciate the arts. Artists are inherently problem solvers, and so our students and faculty have continued their work, just differently. Online exhibitions, rehearsing outside, rehearsing
January 1, 2021
November 18, 2020
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Communities

Making Space for Artists with North Shore CDC’s Schools Project

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by Joey Phoenix This month, we’re highlighting local businesses as part of our #StayLocal2020 campaign. Scroll to the bottom for more information. North Shore Community Development Coalition (North Shore CDC), the organization behind Salem’s Punto Urban Art Museum, Espacio – Community Space, and YouthBuild North Shore, is at it again with the Schools Project. The project will be a repurposing of
November 18, 2020
February 20, 2020
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Editorial

Artists Here’s Why Your Vote Matters

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by Joey Phoenix Artists, your voice matters, and I’m not just talking about your artistic voice. I’m talking about your political voice, your community voice, your public voice. It may seem obvious, but one of the ways to use your voice is to vote.  I know you’re all very shocked by this.  The Massachusetts’ Primary Election is coming up in
February 20, 2020
August 14, 2019
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Everyone Plays a Part in the Creative Economy

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by Joey Phoenix Community Building in the creative economy isn’t just the work of artists or politicians or creative-centered businesses. It’s the work of everyone.  In fact, a community flourishes when everyone in it supports new and local because growth breeds growth and opportunity encourages opportunity. Not only that, supporting the creative economy means that there is just more happening
August 14, 2019
August 13, 2018
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ECCF Awards $300,000 for Arts and Culture Projects Across Essex County

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ECCF Awards $300,000 for Arts and Culture Projects Across Essex County In partnership with the Barr Foundation, ECCF grants 11 local collaborations funds for creative placemaking and public art projects
August 13, 2018