Creative Minds Out Loud

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A Podcast from the Massachusetts Cultural Council

Episodios

  • Episode 35: Rooted in Arts, Activism, and Social Justice

    14/06/2017 Duración: 16min

    Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Ph.D., is the CEO of IBA-Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, a community development corporation dedicated to empowering individuals through education, workforce development, and arts programs. She shares IBA’s holistic approach to youth development and how the arts unleash the collective power and voice of the young people they serve. Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Ph.D., is the … Continue reading "Episode 35: Rooted in Arts, Activism, and Social Justice"

  • Episode 34: Why is a Social Service Agency Running a Classical Music Program?

    22/05/2017 Duración: 14min

    Berkshire Children & Families (BCF), a social service agency serving Western Massachusetts, believes that partnering with families is the best way to promote healthy, happy children to make strong families and better communities. Carolyn Mower Burns, President and CEO, shared how through Kids 4 Harmony, an intensive classical music program for social change, BCF uses … Continue reading "Episode 34: Why is a Social Service Agency Running a Classical Music Program?"

  • Episode 33: The Enduring Values of John F. Kennedy’s Presidency

    11/05/2017 Duración: 15min

    The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of JFK with a year-long celebration. Steven M. Rothstein, Executive Director of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, discusses the commemoration of this centennial year and reflects on the inspirational legacy of JFK in the arts, culture, and our … Continue reading "Episode 33: The Enduring Values of John F. Kennedy’s Presidency"

  • Episode 32: When Community Service is Hardwired Into a Museum

    28/04/2017 Duración: 15min

    Fitchburg Art Museum is experiencing a renaissance. Director Nick Capasso describes how their commitment to community service – through organizational culture, programming, and partnerships – strengthens and grows the creative ecology of the city. Nicholas Capasso, Ph.D. is Director of the Fitchburg Art Museum, a community-oriented museum in Fitchburg, Massachusetts with art historical collections, changing … Continue reading "Episode 32: When Community Service is Hardwired Into a Museum"

  • Episode 31: Collective Action Revitalized Arts Education in Boston

    10/04/2017 Duración: 14min

    Marinell Rousmaniere, Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at EdVestors, discusses the Boston Public Schools (BPS) Arts Expansion Initiative, a multi-year effort focused on increasing access, equity, and quality of arts learning for all BPS students. Launched in 2009, this public-private partnership involves a large and coordinated network of partners, including schools, arts organizations, local … Continue reading "Episode 31: Collective Action Revitalized Arts Education in Boston"

  • Episode 30: Museum EBT Card Program Opens the Door a Bit Wider

    27/03/2017 Duración: 09min

    Carole Charnow, President and CEO of the Boston Children’s Museum, shares how since 2012 the museum has provided reduced admission to visitors with an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, the first program of its kind in New England. For over 30 years, Carole Charnow has led cultural non-profits in the US and the UK, overseeing … Continue reading "Episode 30: Museum EBT Card Program Opens the Door a Bit Wider"

  • Episode 29: Arts Center as a Platform for Community Development in Chinatown

    16/03/2017 Duración: 12min

    Giles Li is Executive Director of the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC), a social-services organization serving the community since 1969. He shares how BCNC uses the arts as a tool for community development, most recently in the creation of a new arts center. He says that right now Chinatown’s identity is maybe “stretching a little”, … Continue reading "Episode 29: Arts Center as a Platform for Community Development in Chinatown"

  • Episode 28: Empowering Youth to Fix the World Around Them

    21/02/2017 Duración: 08min

    Enchanted Circle Theater is a community-based arts organization in Holyoke, MA, that works with students, teachers, and social services – in the mental health field, in the foster care world, everywhere and anywhere – using theater arts as a dynamic teaching tool. Executive Director Priscilla Kane Hellweg says they’re developing whole human beings, who can … Continue reading "Episode 28: Empowering Youth to Fix the World Around Them"

  • Episode 27: Projecting & Reflecting on Cultural Heritage

    08/02/2017 Duración: 12min

    Susan Chinsen, Establishing Director of the Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF), says film festivals can be powerful tools to engage the public and spark important – sometimes tricky – conversations. She discusses a key goal of BAAFF – to build community amongst Asian Americans by providing a forum to gather, connect, and take pride … Continue reading "Episode 27: Projecting & Reflecting on Cultural Heritage"

  • Episode 26: The Potency of Teaching Artistry

    23/01/2017 Duración: 20min

    Eric Booth, one of the foremost experts in the world on teaching artists, speaks about the field and craft of teaching artistry. He says while teaching artists are recognized as learning catalysts – by the education, business, and healthcare sectors (to name a few) – there continue to be insufficient growth pathways to support the … Continue reading "Episode 26: The Potency of Teaching Artistry"

  • Episode 25: A Capital Campaign with Lasting Impact (and a Cash Reserve!)

    05/01/2017 Duración: 13min

    Beryl Jolly, Executive Director of the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, discusses their capital campaign to restore their historic theater, retire old debt, and establish operating reserves. She says their cash reserve will allow the Mahaiwe to invest more directly in the artist, in the theater, and in the community. Beryl Jolly has been the director … Continue reading "Episode 25: A Capital Campaign with Lasting Impact (and a Cash Reserve!)"

  • Episode 24: Music Therapy & Neuroplasticity

    16/12/2016 Duración: 15min

    Dr. Peggy Codding, Professor of Music in Music Therapy at the Berklee College of Music, says our brains allow us to compensate for the needs our brains have. She describes the ability of the brain to retrain neurons through music therapy, helping people with profound functional disabilities to express themselves. Peggy Codding, Ph.D, MT-BC is … Continue reading "Episode 24: Music Therapy & Neuroplasticity"

  • Episode 23: Vivid, Beautiful Language Spoken Between Art & Science

    07/12/2016 Duración: 08min

    Catalyst Conversations presents intimate and provocative conversations between artists, scientists, and the public. Deborah Davidson, Founder and Director, describes how the organization came to be and how magic ensues when artists and scientists interplay. Deborah Davidson is a curator, artist and educator. Deborah received her M.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts … Continue reading "Episode 23: Vivid, Beautiful Language Spoken Between Art & Science"

  • Episode 22: Leadership Change Needn’t Be A Crisis

    30/11/2016 Duración: 16min

    There’s an enormous amount of generational leadership change that’s happening in our arts and cultural organizations. And while people may liken succession planning to a form of disaster preparedness, Old Sturbridge Village – the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast – sees it differently. Jim Donahue, President and CEO of Old Sturbridge Village, discusses … Continue reading "Episode 22: Leadership Change Needn’t Be A Crisis"

  • Episode 21: When Arts & Culture Have a Seat in City Hall

    09/11/2016 Duración: 15min

    Erin Williams, Cultural Development Officer for the City of Worcester and Executive Director of the Worcester Cultural Coalition, discusses what’s possible when arts & culture has a seat in City Hall, and what can be gained by integrating the arts into city strategies. Erin I. Williams is the Cultural Development Officer for the City of … Continue reading "Episode 21: When Arts & Culture Have a Seat in City Hall"

  • Episode 20: Access to the Natural World

    27/10/2016 Duración: 19min

    Mass Audubon is working hard to ensure that everyone can enjoy the nature of Massachusetts. Lucy Gertz, Statewide Education Projects Manager, details how what began in 2008 with the construction of a pilot “sensory trail” has since evolved into their Accessible Interpretive Trails Project, which includes 12 multi-sensory, interpretive All Persons Trails. Lucy Gertz, Statewide … Continue reading "Episode 20: Access to the Natural World"

  • Episode 19: Learning Through Play, Through Making

    28/09/2016 Duración: 13min

    Over the last decade, the Maker Movement has grown into a worldwide network of people from all disciplines coming together to learn through play and through making. Eric Rosenbaum, a creative technologist with a doctorate from MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group, says there’s a powerful promise in unlocking the potential that we all have … Continue reading "Episode 19: Learning Through Play, Through Making"

  • Episode 18: How Does Arts Funding in Boston Compare?

    13/09/2016 Duración: 18min

    Earlier this year, the Boston Foundation released a study, “How Boston and Other American Cities Support and Sustain the Arts.” Julie Koo, Vice President of TDC and co-author of the report, shares key findings from the research and how Boston’s philanthropic scenes varies from other US cities. Juliana Koo is a Vice President at TDC, … Continue reading "Episode 18: How Does Arts Funding in Boston Compare?"

  • Episode 17: New England Aquarium’s Ethos of Civic Engagement

    30/08/2016 Duración: 13min

    With more than 1.3 million visitors a year, the New England Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston and a major public education resource for the region. William Spitzer, Vice President for Programs, Exhibits and Planning, shares how the Aquarium has transitioned from focusing on individual consumer behaviors to collective and civic … Continue reading "Episode 17: New England Aquarium’s Ethos of Civic Engagement"

  • Episode 16: Youth Finding a Voice, Finding a Stage

    16/08/2016 Duración: 06min

    Through Barrington Stage Company’s creative youth development program, Playwright Mentoring Project, theatre is used as a catalyst to help under-served youth learn skills to aid them in developing positive self-images. Artistic Director Julie Boyd speaks to the cathartic nature of this work and to how their programs in education and theatre-making interweave. Julianne Boyd co-founded the … Continue reading "Episode 16: Youth Finding a Voice, Finding a Stage"

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