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…

A bright future for the arts in Medford

A bright future for the arts in Medford

By Gary Roberts Published in CACHE Arts section of the Medford Transcript, March 25, 2016 The past year was a great one for arts and culture in Medford, and the Medford Arts Council has been fortunate to be a part…

Council of the Year

Council of the Year

For Immediate Release, January 14, 2016 Contact: Greg Liakos, Communications Director, Massachusetts Cultural Council 617.858.2720, greg.liakos@art.state.ma.us Medford Arts Council Honored as Outstanding Municipal Committee The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) announced today that the Medford Arts Council is the recipient of…