Cambridge Arts Council (Cambridge, Mass.)
- Existence: 1974-present
The Cambridge Arts Council is a city agency that funds, promotes, and presents high-quality, community-based arts programming for the benefit of artists, residents, and visitors to Cambridge, MA. Established in 1974, Cambridge Arts is one of the oldest and most dynamic arts agencies in the country. As a public nonprofit, Cambridge Arts operates with funding from local government, private foundations, corporate sponsors, and individual donors and delivers on its mission by fulfilling three primary roles: Connector, funder, presenter.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Overview The collection consists of calendars, images, magnets, media coverage, slides of words and poetry used as outdoor library wall projections in the “Illuminated Word” event, T-shirts and other promotional materials, the City’s 2000 Annual Report featuring the celebration, and a cassette tape of two interviews of light artists that appeared on WBUR and WRKO.
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, lessons plans, poetry, slides, and a diary related to Nancy Venable Raine's work as poet-in-residence at the Fitzgerald School in Cambridge, Mass. in 1980-81. It also includes a 16mm film biography of the artist Maud Morgan that Raine directed with Ricky Leacock.