massachusetts cultural council http://wamc.org en Gov. Patrick Lauds State's Investments In Cultural Attractions http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-lauds-states-investments-cultural-attractions <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> was in Pittsfield this morning to laud the state’s investments in cultural attractions.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:32:59 +0000 Jim Levulis 94269 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Lauds State's Investments In Cultural Attractions Williamstown Nears Cultural District Designation http://wamc.org/post/williamstown-nears-cultural-district-designation <p>Already considered so by many, Williamstown, Massachusetts is looking to be officially designated as a cultural destination.</p><p>Home to <a href="http://www.clarkart.edu/" target="_blank">The Clark Art Institute</a>, the <a href="http://www.wtfestival.org/" target="_blank">Williamstown Theatre Festival</a>, the <a href="http://wcma.williams.edu/" target="_blank">Williams College Museum of Art </a>and other attractions, the northern Berkshire town is not home to one of the 19 officially designated cultural districts in the commonwealth. Fran Lapidus set out to change this.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 22:20:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 89996 at http://wamc.org Williamstown Nears Cultural District Designation Pittsfield Cultural Council Awards 45 Grants http://wamc.org/post/pittsfield-cultural-council-awards-45-grants <p><a href="https://www.mass-culture.org/Pittsfield#" target="_blank">Forty-five artists and cultural organizations</a> in Pittsfield, Massachusetts have been awarded funding from the local cultural council.</p><p>More than $19,000 will support concerts, art exhibits, theatre and more in the coming year. Kimberly Rawson is a volunteer member of the Pittsfield Cultural Council.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:39:53 +0000 Jim Levulis 84771 at http://wamc.org Pittsfield Cultural Council Awards 45 Grants MA Gov. Patrick Announces Tripling of Funding For Cultural Facilities http://wamc.org/post/ma-gov-patrick-announces-tripling-funding-cultural-facilities <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Governor Deval Patrick</a> made stops in western Massachusetts today announcing investments in cultural facilities.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:20:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 77644 at http://wamc.org MA Gov. Patrick Announces Tripling of Funding For Cultural Facilities Williamstown To Apply For Cultural Designation http://wamc.org/post/williamstown-apply-cultural-designation <p>The selectboard of Williamstown recently voted to allow the town to pursue a Cultural District Designation from the state of Massachusetts designed to promote economic development through the arts.</p><p></p><p>On Wednesday evening, the Williamstown selectboard gave the go-ahead for town residents to seek out a Cultural District Designation from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The designation is not a monetary award but includes signage and serves as a badge of honor in recognition of community efforts to promote the arts and humanities.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 66080 at http://wamc.org Williamstown To Apply For Cultural Designation