Worcester Cultural Coalition, Jean McDonough Arts Center Announce Month-long Summer Residencies

Part of a Barr Foundation-funded accessibility initiative, Month-long Residencies subsidize all venue costs and provide $15,000 in discretionary funding to local creatives. WORCESTER, MA – May 13, 2022 – After announcing the Barr Foundation’s support of a year-long accessibility initiative, the Worcester Cultural Coalition (WCC) and Jean McDonough Arts Center (JMAC) are pleased to announce […]

Worcester Cultural Coalition, Jean McDonough Arts Center Announce First Round One-Day Sponsorship Recipients

Part of a year-long Barr Foundation-funded accessibility initiative, One-Day Sponsorships subsidize all venue costs and provide $2,500 in discretionary funding to local creatives.  WORCESTER, MA – March 4, 2022 – After announcing the Barr Foundation’s support of a year-long accessibility initiative, the Worcester Cultural Coalition (WCC) and Jean McDonough Arts Center (JMAC) are pleased to […]

Barr, JMAC Increase Access For Creatives

Photo by Ivory Henry, 2021

The Jean McDonough Arts Center will receive $545,000 in funding from the Barr Foundation to expand equitable use of the Worcester PopUp and BrickBox Theater.  WORCESTER, MA – January 6, 2022 The Barr Foundation has awarded $545,000 to the Worcester Cultural Coalition (WCC) to support the arts community, with an emphasis on uplifting historically marginalized […]

Artist Collaboration offers Balloons and Bad Advice

The installation will be on display in multiple locations across Worcester November 13-27, 2021. Worcester, MA – The Jean McDonough Arts Center (JMAC), in collaboration with Creative Hub Worcester, announce Balloons and Bad Advice. This multi-gallery installation series is a collaboration between Massachusetts-based artist Hank von Hellion and Los Angeles-based artist Balloonski, and will be […]

Worcester Windows unveils its newest public showcase: PULP

WORCESTER, MA – March 23, 2021 – In the Worcester Cultural Coalition’s ongoing work to support a walkable downtown filled with local art, Worcester Windows announces its next public phase: PULP. After a series of COVID-conscious opening nights at the Worcester PopUp, PULP has been restaged in storefronts throughout downtown Worcester. The storefront window iteration, […]

Worcester Cultural Coalition Announces Pilot Artist Residency Program

The Jean McDonough Arts Center seeks applications for its first artistic residency program, to begin in spring 2021. WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS – February 18, 2021 – In its ongoing work to support local arts and culture, the Worcester Cultural Coalition is pleased to announce its pilot Artist Residency Program at the Jean McDonough Arts Center. Applications […]

JMAC Mentee & Intern Calls

Now Hiring: Mentee & Intern Opportunities at the Worcester PopUp & BrickBox Theatre The Worcester PopUp is a “permanent popup” space offering a place for local artists, organizations, and creatives to develop a variety of events ranging from art shows and open mics to yoga classes, lessons in drag, and more. Thanks to its funders, […]

Worcester Windows: “Dominican Carnival: A Colorful Tale of Satire and World Heritage”

EXHIBITION OPENS IN MASSACHUSETTS FOCUSED ON THE OLDEST CARNIVAL OF THE AMERICAS Guardians of Traditions & Cojuelos’ Productions Announce Exhibition Opening & Programming for “Dominican Carnival: A Colorful Tale of Satire and World Heritage” Vanessa Joga of Guardians of Traditions and Rosario Ubiera-Minaya, founder and principal of Cojuelos’ Productions, bring to the local public the […]