HSTF Receives 2015 ArtPlace America Grant
Hyde Square Task Force announced on Monday, July 13, 2015 that it is among 38 recipients of ArtPlace America’s 2015 National Grants Program. ArtPlace, one of the nation’s largest philanthropies dedicated to creative placemaking, is investing $200,000 in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston to further integrate arts and culture into the field of community planning and development. Hyde Square Task Force will work to partner with businesses and artists in Boston’s Latin Quarter on the Artes Pa’lante project to use the richness of Latin arts and culture to bring together people from different social, economic, racial, and cultural backgrounds, while building the small businesses’ capacity to expand their customer base and adapt to the neighborhood transition. ArtPlace selected Hyde Square Task Force from a pool of nearly 1,300 applicants. Read the entire announcement.
Looking for something to do Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday evenings this summer? Hyde Square Task Force and the Jamaica Plain Arts and Civic Center are pleased to present ¡Viva el Latin Quarter! free, fun events June 24–August 7, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings. Events will take place on the plaza or the lawn of the Blessed Sacrament Church at 361 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain. More Details and Full Schedule of Events.