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May 2015

Press Releases
5.6.15
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $124,500 in grants supporting public art projects that will take place in the greater Boston area. “This is an exciting time for the arts in Boston,” said NEFA executive director Cathy Edwards. “Fund for the Arts has...Read more »

April 2015

Press Releases
4.29.15
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Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), announced that Carrie Zaslow and Douglas Keith have joined NEFA’s board of directors. Ms. Zaslow is a program officer at Rhode Island...Read more »
Press Releases
4.13.15
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(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts has received a three-year grant of $3,300,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue the work of the National Dance Project. NEFA launched the National Dance...Read more »
Press Releases
4.7.15
(Boston, MA) New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), Now and There and Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) are pleased to present Where’s the Art?, a panel on May 6 that brings together artists with designers for a healthy discussion about the many definitions of public art and what we can...Read more »

March 2015

Press Releases
3.25.15
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(March 25 - Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) has received a grant of $300,000 from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art’s Building Bridges Program to support the third season of Center...Read more »

February 2015

Press Releases
2.23.15
The New England Foundation for the Arts (Boston, MA) will showcase dozens of creative economy projects from throughout New England as part of its fourth Creative Communities Exchange (CCX) in Keene, NH, on June 2-3, 2015. This major regional event is being produced with local host Arts Alive. The...Read more »
Press Releases
2.20.15
(Boston, MA – February 20, 2015) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Jeffrey Filiault has joined the organization as communications coordinator. Prior to joining NEFA, Jeffrey worked as multimedia manager for the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra having started out in a...Read more »

December 2014

Press Releases
12.3.14
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(Boston, MA) Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts, announced that Cathy Edwards will join the organization as executive director, beginning late January, 2015. Ms. Edwards comes to NEFA...Read more »

November 2014

Press Releases
11.21.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) has awarded $404,000 through the National Dance Project (NDP) to support production residencies and touring by contemporary dance companies in 2015-16. NEFA’s National Dance Project fuels the creation of new dance works and brings...Read more »

September 2014

Press Releases
9.29.14
(Boston, MA – September 29, 2014) Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), announced that Ginnie Lupi has joined NEFA’s board of directors. Ms. Lupi is the recently appointed executive director of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts...Read more »

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