2017 Community Reception

2017 Community Reception

The Medford Arts Council held its 2017 Community Reception on Wednesday evening, October 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. inside the Remis Sculpture Court at Tufts University, 40 Talbot Avenue. Our public event brought together many of our grant recipients…

Grant Applications for 2018

Have an idea for a cultural program or event in Medford? We have grant money to help make it happen! The Medford Arts Council is seeking applications for grant funds to be used for projects taking place in 2018. Applications…

Call for Members 2017

Call for Members 2017

Do you love the arts, culture, and the humanities? If so, you can use your interests and talents to support our local creative community by joining the Medford Arts Council. We are seeking new council members, and that just might…

2017 Grants Announced

2017 Grants Announced

February 1, 2017 The Medford Arts Council is pleased to announce its grant awards for 2017. Our total grant budget of $56,000 is the largest amount on record (going back to 1998), and increased by $10,700 over last year. Altogether…

2017 Grant Proposals due October 17

Have an idea for a cultural program or event in Medford? We have grant money to help make it happen! The Medford Arts Council is seeking applications for grant funds to be used for projects taking place in 2017. Applications…

Medford Art Banners 2016

Medford Art Banners 2016

August 17, 2016 Medford, Massachusetts The Medford Arts Council and the City of Medford announce the installation of a set of four banner designs for the inaugural Medford Art Banners series. Altogether, twenty art banners—five for each selected design—have been…

City Hall Exhibition Spaces

City Hall Exhibition Spaces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 12, 2016 Press Contact: Allie Fiske (781) 393-2408; afiske@medford.org City Hall Opens Artist Exhibition Spaces Starting in August of 2016, the City of Medford invites artists from Medford and surrounding communities to exhibit work in…

Medford Art Banners

Medford Art Banners

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! DOWNLOAD: Request For Proposals The Medford Arts Council has announced a new public art project, featuring original creative banners to be hung in three separate business districts in the city. This project aims to enhance the vitality…

Local Priorities

Local Priorities

In accordance with our requirement as a Local Cultural Council receiving more than $20,000 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, we have created new local priorities to guide our decision-making process for awarding grants. These local priorities for the 2016-2017 grant…

Community Input Survey

Community Input Survey

April 2016 We conducted an online community input survey from August 2015 through mid-March 2016. This survey was one component of our extensive community engagement over the last year. We also convened the Medford Arts and Culture Summit in November…