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 documents Nancy Venable Raine's work as poet-in-residence at the Fitzgerald School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1980-81. A portion of the collection is related to her collaboration with the Cambridge Arts Council to display student art and poetry on buses and subways as part of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Arts on the Line program. It also includes a 16mm reel of the film Light Coming Through, a film portrait of Boston...