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Call for Art! Creative People Leading Climate Action Juried Virtual Exhibition

Friday, March 12, 2021

The climate crisis is upon us, but we still have a limited time to make an impact. Use your art to lead the way! Add your art, poetry, music, short story, spoken word, performance, or...

The Creative Women Leading Climate Action Symposium Returns

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

The Creative Women Leading Climate Action Virtual Symposium (CWLCA) at UMass Amherst continues with conversations, workshops, installations, a virtual exhibition, and an invitation for public...
colorful pennant flags against a gray sky

The Intersection of Arts and Community Development

Thursday, January 21, 2021

"Crisis tends to focus our attention. We are now in a period of time where we don’t have to scan the landscape for the rationale for this course, the questions are staring us in the face." –William Cleveland

George Floyd Mural

Looking Back on 2020

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Pandemic. Sorrow. Confusion. Anger. Loss. Hope. Vaccine. Gratitude. Dee Boyle-Clapp, Director of the Arts Extension Service, reflects on 2020. 

CWLCA Symposium

CWLCA symposium connects virtually

Monday, November 23, 2020

By Lauren Bouvier, AES student and Arts Entrepreneurship Intern

Spiral red Public Art work - artist made bike Rack as an example of creative placemaking

Reset with Creative Economy and Placemaking

Monday, October 26, 2020

As neighborhoods and towns are adapting to socially distanced community gatherings, arts administrators are being called on to serve as rapid responders in creatively rethinking public use of...