Creative Minds Out Loud

Creative Minds Out Loud

Latest Episodes

Episode 81: Adapting to Change, Not Just Fighting It
May 28, 2019

Boston’s Fort Point is home to over 300 artists who produce work in a wide array of media. Jennifer Mecca, President of Fort Point Artist Community, discusses the huge changes this neighborhood has seen over the years.

Episode 80: Partnering with New Immigrants
May 16, 2019

Greg Jenkins, Executive Director of the Somerville Arts Council, shares how he and his colleagues build relationships with Somerville’s diverse new immigrant populations as both arts audience members and programming partners.

Episode 79: Opening Doors and Creating Pathways
April 30, 2019

Sociedad Latina is the oldest Latino youth organization in Boston. Its creative youth development program supports young people from middle-school into early college or career. Executive Director Alex Oliver-Dávila,

Episode 78: Following in a Founder’s Footsteps
April 12, 2019

How do you follow in the footsteps of an organizational leader — especially a beloved, well-respected founder? Margaret Keller, Executive Director of Community Access to the Arts (CATA), discusses the transition process for her taking the helm at CATA ...

Episode 77: Sonido Musica in Harmony
March 29, 2019

Eileen McCaffery, Executive Director of Community Music School of Springfield, and Julie Jaron, Director of Visual and Performing Arts for the Springfield Public Schools, discuss their work over five years on the Sonido Musica program,

Episode 76: Celebrating Science and Technology in the Community, for the Community
March 15, 2019

John Durant, Director of the MIT Museum, discusses the origins of the Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States. Now in its 13th year, the Festival attracts more than 100,000 visitors annually,

Episode 75: South Shore Cultural Community on the Map, Here and Abroad
February 28, 2019

Patrice Maye, Executive Director of the South Shore Art Center and Scituate Harbor Cultural District, discusses creative placemaking across the South Shore, including Scituate’s Sister City Projects with West Cork,Ireland and Sucy-en-Brie, France.

Episode 74: New Bedford Asks: What Would an Abolitionist Do Now?
February 14, 2019

There’s more to New Bedford than just whaling. Lee Blake, President of the New Bedford Historical Society, discusses how the city’s residents are pulling their history together to create a new conversation about what New Bedford did to end slavery,

Episode 73: Hands-on Learning, Creating for Kids and Caregivers
January 30, 2019

Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn together. Neil Gordon, CEO, discusses how universal design and User/Experts informed their recent expansion to a 16,

Episode 72: Mass Historical Society is “Getting Out”
January 09, 2019

Catherine Allgor, President of Massachusetts Historical Society, shares her path to becoming an historian, and how the Society is expanding efforts to “get out” – by digitizing collections, expanding community partnerships, and more. (Also,