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Julie Burros

Chief of Arts and Culture

Julie Burros is the Chief of Arts and Culture for the City of Boston, a cabinet level position reporting directly to Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The Arts Cabinet includes the Boston Public Library and the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.

As the department head for the very multi-faceted MOAC, she leads Boston Creates, the cultural plan for Boston, the Boston Cultural Council, which makes grants to artists and organization, and the Boston Art Commission which commissions and approves public art. Other programs include exhibitions at City Hall, the Poet Laureate program and operation of the historic Strand Theater.