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Inspire. Connect. Empower.

Join us at the free, inaugural Mass Cultural Council Institute on March 17 at the DCU Center in Worcester.

Connect with peers and city and town leadership from every corner of the Commonwealth.

Together we’ll unleash The Power of Culture.

The DCU Center is physically accessible, and the 10am session will be open captioned. We welcome people of all abilities. Please let us know if there are accommodations we can provide.  


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Saturday, March 17 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Artists as Partners

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That creative hum you hear in the background in every city and town in the Commonwealth? It's an artist at work. Forging partnerships with artists in your community is integral in championing and investing in cultural experiences that enrich people's lives. Equitable partnerships that increase understanding of how to work together, tackle stereotypical thinking, take creative risks and trust that the results will be more than you hoped for.

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Laura Baring-Gould

Sculptor Laura Baring-Gould creates large-scale public sculptures, epic ephemeral installations, and small intimate objects that create wonder in the palm of a hand. A love of universal shapes, as well as a fascination with elemental materials that include bronze, honey, salt, beeswax, paper, water, copper and light form the common bond within her projects. Her projects have been sponsored by the National Park Service, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the DeCordova Museum... Read More →
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Leslie Ferrin

Owner and Director, Ferrin Contemporary
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Cherie Mittenthal

Executive Artistic Director, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill
Cherie Mittenthal received her MFA from the State University of New York, Purchase College and a BFA from the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford. She has been the Executive Director of Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill since 2002 and last year became the Exe... Read More →

Saturday March 17, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am
DCU Center 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608, United States

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