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  • Cambridge River Festival Returns to the Banks of the Charles River June 15

    This free community event includes Six Stages of Music, Theater, Dance and Poetry; Mermaid Promenade; Interactive Art-Making; Buskers; International Foods; Arts and Crafts Market.
  • Members Sought for Cambridge Arts Council Advisory Board. Application Deadline: 6-17-24.

    The Arts Council Advisory Board provides guidance and advice on enhancing the lives of the residents of Cambridge through the arts; stimulates public awareness of the arts; and develops ways to improve the aesthetic experience of the people living, working, playing and passing through the city.
  • Volunteer At Cambridge Arts River Festival 6/15

    We need volunteers to help with various activities throughout the 2024 Cambridge Arts River Festival on Saturday, June 15.
  • Be Part Of Mermaid Promenade At Cambridge Arts River Festival

    Join us in the Mermaid Promenade that kicks off this year's Cambridge Arts River Festival on the banks of the Charles River along Memorial Drive between JFK Street and Western Avenue on Saturday, June 15, 2024.
  • More Money To Host Your Block Party: $300

    Block Party season is here and the City of Cambridge is increasing grants to $300 for block parties in 2024 to help more neighborhoods hold celebrations.
  • 34 Artists And Organizations Awarded $112,461 In Local Cultural Council Grant Funding By Cambridge Arts

    34 artists and organizations are being awarded $112,461 in Local Cultural Council Grant funding by Cambridge Arts and the City of Cambridge. Funded projects include a comics camp for foster children, a hip-hop dance class for seniors, a celebration of the history of Black American music, a poetry writing program pairing teens with older adults, an elementary school playwriting project addressing the indigenous history and ecosystem of the Charles River, performances of short plays by short plays by Asian Americans, a documentary about the late Cambridge artist Peter Valentine, and a documentary about The Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub.
  • Sell Your Art At Harvard Farmer's Market

    Sell your art at Cambridge Arts' Art Market at Harvard University's Farmer's Market, located on the Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., in Harvard Square, Cambridge. The Art Market takes place on the last Tuesday of each month, from June 25 to Oct. 29. Apply by Monday, May 20:
  • Nonprofits Invited To Table At 2024 Cambridge Arts River Festival

    Local arts and cultural organizations, community groups, and other Cambridge-based nonprofit organizations are invited to table at the 2024 Cambridge Arts River Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nonprofits can participate for free.
  • $67,500 In Art For Social Justice Grants Awarded By Cambridge Arts

    Nine projects that have been awarded Art for Social Justice Grants totaling $67,500 by Cambridge Arts and the City of Cambridge in 2024.
  • Deadline Extended For COVID Recovery Grants

    Cultural nonprofits active in Cambridge now have a little more time to turn in their applications for the Create Cambridge: Arts Nonprofit Recovery Grant, which offers COVID-19 Recovery Grants ranging from $6,000 to $30,000.
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