BOSTON—Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) and Representative Jennifer Benson (D-Lunenberg) announced today that that the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) today approved a spending plan for the coming year that will invest $2,500 in Fruitlands Museum of Harvard.
For years, Fruitlands Museum has been a cultural treasure for all ages,” said Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton). “I am pleased that the Massachusetts Cultural Council has secured this funding to offer more educational programs and make the museum more accessible to students.”
“I am delighted that the Massachusetts Cultural Council has chosen to invest funds and create a partnership with the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard,” said Representative Benson (D-Lunenburg). “This funding will allow the museum the opportunity to offer a variety of free programs that aim to encourage young students to engage in diverse arts and humanities.”
The grant funding will be used to develop a Cultural Investment Portfolio Program that will offer free educational programs including class field trips, lectures and free crafts classes.
The MCC is a state agency supporting the arts, sciences, and humanities, to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts and its communities. It pursues its mission through a combination of grants, services, and advocacy for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities, and artists.