Work With Us: Shape the Future of Worcester’s Cultural Sector

 Dear Worcester Cultural Coalition member organizations, supporters, and friends: As we shared this past February, the City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Officer and Executive Director of the Worcester Cultural Coalition Erin Williams announced her intent to step aside from her roles in June. While Erin’s departure will be leaving us with the biggest of shoes […]

PRETTY POWERFUL: A Peek into the Past of Worcester Women

On October 26, 2021, The Worcester Historical Museum opened PRETTY POWERFUL – an exploration and celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, as seen through fashion. As an intern with the City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Division, I was given the opportunity to experience a behind-the-scenes look at the exhibition with the […]

Create 508 Hiring for 2022

Create 508 - Color the City 2021

The Create 508 Program began in 2021 as a collaboration between the Worcester Cultural Coalition and the City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Division and Division of Youth Opportunities. This six-month youth development and employment program sought to support youth leaders in driving Worcester’s culture and community, while simultaneously learning the business side of art. During […]

Worcester Announces 11th Annual ‘Out to Lunch’ Festival and Farmers’ Market

The popular series returns to the Worcester Common Oval for a shortened season in 2021 The City of Worcester, in partnership with the Worcester Cultural Coalition, have announced the return of the Out to Lunch Festival and Farmers’ Market on the Worcester Common Oval, to be held Thursday, August 12 and Thursday, August 19th, with […]

Create 508: Youth Creatives and Entrepreneurs

The City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Division and Division of Youth Opportunities are collaborating to form the first “Create 508 – Youth Creatives and Entrepreneurs” program. The mission of the program is to support youth to drive Worcester’s culture and community while learning the business of art. Youth Leaders will meet regularly with the program’s […]

2021 Legislative Breakfast: Arts Matter to Local, State Legislators

The Worcester Cultural Coalition’s annual Legislative Breakfast will be attended by local, regional, and state legislatures who want to learn how to better support the arts. Click here to register for the Legislative Breakfast on Zoom. Build your action plan to advocate for the arts using these ideas. WORCESTER, MA February 23, 2021 – Since […]