Arts and Culture
Our office enhances the quality of life, the economy, and the design of the City through the arts. The role of the arts in all aspects of life in Boston is reinforced via equitable access to arts and culture in every community, its public institutions, and public places.
Key areas of work include support to the cultural sector through grants and programs, as well as the production and permitting of art in public places.
Below you can find some current opportunities through our office. You can also view open Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Arts and Culture bids. Additional opportunities can be found on our Submittable page.
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Opportunity Fund Grants
We're awarding grants to individual artists, teaching artists, creatives, and cultural practitioners for professional development opportunities and community arts experiences.
We're inviting artists, organizers, and cultural workers in all disciplines to apply to a 15-month-long residency with the City of Boston.
Artist Resource Desk
Find out about resources and services available for artists in the City of Boston.
The theater in Dorchester serves as a cultural and educational resource to artists and audiences.
Cultural planning works with City planning and development processes to create more opportunities for the local arts and creative community to live, work, and create in Boston.