poet laureate news
The brookline commission for the arts and the TOWN OF BROOKLINE INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR the position of brookline POET LAUREATE
Brookline's first Poet Laureate, Judith Steinbergh, will end her term on March 31.. Applications for the town's second laureate are invited to apply by March 1. Please click here for application details.
A selection committee, composed of commissioners and citizens, will convene in March to review applications, make a selection and submit it to the Board of Selectmen for approval. Those interested in joining this committee, please contact Gillian. Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15.
TOWN HALL WALLS
If you are an artist seeking more exposure for your work, why not consider exhibiting on Town Hall Walls? Please contact us to see if there is exhibit availability - email@example.com
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Current Exhibit: November 2014 to January 2015
"Nine schools, nine views"
A sampling of current work in the K-12 art studios of The Public Schools of Brookline Visual Arts Department.
Room 103: Lincoln, Pierce and Baker
Room 111: Runkle, BHS and Driscoll
Hearing Room: Lawrence, Heath and Devotion
Arts Brookline: A Season of Arts 2015
Will be 3 months of town wide events in music, art, film, opera, theatre, literary and performances showcasing Brookline's talent during April, May and June, presented by the Brookline Commission for the Arts, in collaboration with Brookline Open Studios, Coolidge Corner Arts Festival, and the Brookline Economic Development Division
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If you have, or are planning, an event for this period please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with details and inclusion on the calendar of events.
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 of Oct 15, 2014 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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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.