The arts are essential to a more inclusive, connected Commonwealth

Jon Garelick's 'Billionaire bucks for the arts' (Opinion, Nov. 30) both illustrates the role that wealthy philanthropists have historically played ...

December 6, 2022
12:00 PM

Jon Garelick's 'Billionaire bucks for the arts' (Opinion, Nov. 30) both illustrates the role that wealthy philanthropists have historically played in supporting the arts and details recent investments made by charitable foundations that choose to make grants in this space.Here in Massachusetts, arts and culture benefit not only from these charitable sources but also from targeted and intentional government investments. This public spending — state and municipal — fosters a more equitable and inclusive arts and cultural sector, benefiting all residents.