This article goes into great detail on the goals and plans that Boston is taking to increase the practice and presence of art in the city. It first discusses the reason behind the project. Mayor Marty Walsh discusses his passion behind the project and how important it is for Boston to have full reign to express artistically.
The article spends the remaining space detailing the allocation of funds throughout the project. It takes the time to name both specific organizations that will be funded as well as what future money goals will be.
The article finishes with a word from Julie Burros, the city's first cabinet-level arts czar in decades and leader of the Boston Creates process, who comments on the importance of an art community like this will exist and how important it is for the future of Boston's independent artists. Read the Entire Article
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