Arts and Culture
The role of the arts in all aspects of life in Boston is reinforced via equitable access to arts and culture in every community, its public institutions, and public places.
Key areas of work include support to the cultural sector through grants and programs, as well as the production and permitting of art in public places.
Below you can find some current opportunities through our office. You can also view open Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Arts and Culture bids. Additional opportunities can be found on our Submittable page.
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Cultural Space Fund
The Cultural Space Fund provides funding to seed, stabilize and expand cultural spaces in the City.
Fine Arts Work Center Scholarships
Fine Arts Work Center has partnered with the City of Boston to offer full scholarships to six emerging writers.
Call to Artists: Neighborhood Sign Redesign
The City of Boston is looking to commission artists to redesign City-owned neighborhood signs.
This multi-year transformative investment funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) aims to grow and sustain arts and cultural organizations that have a clear vision of a creative, equitable, and...
Arts Community Events and Programs
Resources for Artists
Find out about resources and services available for artists in Boston, including how to find artist space and how to share your work.
The theater in Dorchester serves as a cultural and educational resource to artists and audiences.
Cultural planning works with City planning and development processes to create more opportunities for the local arts and creative community to live, work, and create in Boston.