Creative Minds Out Loud

Creative Minds Out Loud

Latest Episodes

Episode 97: Public Art Accelerator
January 24, 2020

Kate Gilbert, Executive Director of Now + There, says the most successful public art is trying to disrupt how we walk through and see the world. She discusses how her organization supports temporary work in Boston as a strategy for changing how public ...

Episode 96: When Well-Being Takes the Stage
January 10, 2020

Mandy Precious, Engagement and Learning Director at Theatre Royal Plymouth, shares how social prescription – prescribing the arts or arts activities over medication – has impacted their organization and their community.

Episode 95: The Arts Sector in the Age of Climate Change
December 26, 2019

Vijay Mathew, Cultural Strategist and Co-Founder of HowlRound Theater Commons, discusses the impact of climate change on the field of arts and culture, and what a transition to a post-carbon arts sector may entail.

Episode 94: Look at Art. Get Paid.
December 12, 2019

Through “Look at Art. Get Paid,” artists Maia Chao and Josephine Devanbu pay people who have never been to an art museum to visit one as guest critics. Having both studied social science in addition to art,

Episode 93: Creating Public Space for Community Health
November 26, 2019

Matthew Mazzotta is an artist and activist. His work utilizes – and fuels – community dialogue. Through the creation of public artwork and space, he aims to leave people with an experience that expands their view of where they live.

Episode 92: Youth Voice Transforms a Neighborhood
November 14, 2019

Celina Miranda, Executive Director of Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF), discusses the integral role of young people in the creation of Boston’s Latin Quarter Cultural District. She says that HSTF youth were compelled to speak up about the importance of ha...

Episode 91: Igniting Community in Central Mass
October 30, 2019

Heather Cook founded Three Match Creations with an aim to spark community in Central Massachusetts through creativity, innovation, and education. Their Co-Lab offers a center for connection between whoever is looking for a support system – artists,

Episode 90: Technology as an Expressive Medium
October 17, 2019

George Fifield, Director of Boston Cyberarts, says, “Anytime you have a technology which can create an expressive medium, artists are some of the first people there – after it’s invented – to really explore it, and to stretch it,

Episode 89: Common Spaces for Sharing Our Humanity
September 26, 2019

“The humanities are human beings interpreting what human beings do,” says Brian Boyles, Executive Director of Mass Humanities. He discusses Mass Humanities’ work to support communities who are doing humanities work in the public square.

Episode 88: Navigating the Board Relationship
September 12, 2019

Juliet Feibel, Executive Director of ArtsWorcester, discusses some secrets for success and longevity in a small organization, including how to be a real partner with her board. She says their onboarding protocol clarifies expectations so that by the ti...