Judith Steinbergh, Brookline's poet laureate, has a host of exciting events planned for the fall. The next planned event is:
COMMUNITY POETRY READING: CARING FOR OUR EARTH
Wed, October 22, 7 to 8:20pm,
Brookline Public Library,
Main Branch, Hunneman Hall. (FREE)
Readings by poets of all ages.
Contact Judith Steinbergh at email@example.com if you would like to read one short to medium length poem on a facet of our natural world that intrigues or concerns you. Please leave your full name, email or phone and the subject of your poem. Poems must be appropriate for family audiences.
MAKING ART BOOKS WITH POETRY
With acclaimed book artist Susan Porter
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1-3:45 p.m.
Brookline Public Library, Main Branch (FREE).
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
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Wild Pop-Up journal by Susan Porter, text and art
To see the full poetry schedule for fall click here
TOWN HALL WALLS
If you are an artist seeking more exposure for your work, why not consider exhibiting on Town Hall Walls? See below for more details...
Click on image for application details for 2015.
Current Exhibit: August to November 2014
Brad Horrigan (Photographs)
GRANT aPPLICATION DEADLINE OCT 15, 2014 HAS PASSED
Massachusetts Cultural Council approves $10.3M in new grants
The spending plan for 2015 will invest more than $10 million in nonprofit arts, humanities and science organizations, local cultural councils, education and youth programs across the Commonwealth. Brookline has been allocated over $10,000 for granting to arts, culture and humanities in 2015.
Grant application deadline has passed
$2.76 million has been allocated to communities - MCC’s 329 Local Cultural Councils (LCCs) make up the most extensive public cultural funding network in the nation. They provide funding to every Massachusetts city and town through the work of more than 2,300 volunteers. The councils support local arts and history, fund school field trips, and sponsor local concerts and exhibitions. Grants to local councils range from $4,300 for the smallest towns to $103,170 for Springfield and $163,080 for Boston, according to a formula that reflects the state's local aid system.
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Arts Brookline 2015 will be 3 months of town wide programming of events in music, art, film, opera, theatre, literary and performances showcasing Brookline's talent.
If you have an event we can include please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts Brookline 2014 was presented by the Brookline Commission for the Arts, in collaboration with Brookline Open Studios, Coolidge Corner Arts Festival, and the Brookline Economic Development Division to highlight the many talented resources of the Brookline artist community during spring 2014. New developments will be announced soon on the website - ArtsBrookline.org.
Jeremy Kindall's "Storyville" at Putterham
Jeremy Kindall's sculpture, Storyville, was installed at Putterham in June, 2014, in honor of former Putterham Branch Librarian Barbara Warner.
This project was supported in part by a grant from the Brookline Commission for the Arts which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.