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11/15/2017 3:25 p.m. Expect traffic delays on Sunday, Nov. 19, starting at 7:30 a.m. in Kendall Square, Central Square, Riverside & Cambridgeport during the 2017 Cambridge Half Marathon (Course Time Limit: 3 hours). The event will also impact MBTA bus service along the route. The 13.1 mile race starts at CambridgeSide, heads west through MIT & Harvard to No Beacon St. bridge in Watertown, then back along the Charles River to finish line in Canal Park. More details »


Grants Available for Artists, Writers, Performers, Educators & Organizations

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Cambridge Arts invites people to to apply for our 2017/2018 Grant cycle. We make annual financial awards to support projects by individual artists and organizations as well as to support access to professional arts and culture events for Cambridge youth. There's no charge to apply. Deadline: Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 by 11:59PM.

Please see Grant Guidelines for more information. Note: Applications must be submitted through the Massachusetts Cultural Council's grant application web portal, which will not be live until Sept. 1, 2017.

2017/2018 Grant Timeline

  • Public Art & School Proposals Eligibility Deadine: Friday, September 15, 2017 by 12 Noon
  • Application Deadline: Monday, October 16, 2017 by 11:59PM
  • Review Panels Convene: November/December 2017
  • Applicants Notified of Panel Decisions: January 15, 2018

Information Session & Grant Writing Workshop

To help those applying, we offer a general information and introduction session from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at the Cambridge City Hall Annex and a Grant Writing Workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at the Cambridge City Hall Annex. If you've got questions or need more personal help, please get in touch with Cambridge Arts Executive Director, Jason Weeks: or 617-349-4383.

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