Matters of the Art at Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Thursday, June 08, 2023, 2:00pm – 5:00pm EDT
MFA Boston
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
United States

Please join us for CANVAS's first IN-PERSON Matters of the Art gathering in Boston on June 8 from 2:00-5:00pm EDT

This event is invitation only.  


Matters of the Art at Museum of Fine Arts Boston

We’ll sample the best of Jewish arts and culture from Boston, presented by JArts (Jewish Arts Collaborative) and CJP (Combined Jewish Philanthropies) who have combined forces to make their city a leader in the sector with their Arts and Culture Community Grants and the Community Creative Fellowship. In addition, we will be treated to a private tour of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Judaica Collection at the MFA Boston. 


Guest Artists:

Musician Guy Mendilow

Literary performer, actor & educator, Regie Gibson

Dancer and choreographer Rachel Linsky


Guest Presenters:

Museum of Fine Arts Boston Director Matthew Teitelbaum

Jewish Arts Collaborative Executive Director Laura Conrad Mandel

Combined Jewish Philanthropies CEO Rabbi Marc Baker

Combined Jewish Philanthropies Director of Arts & Culture Sophie Krentzman


This fun and inspiring opportunity to join the CANVAS community in-person is co-sponsored by:


CANVAS is a collaborative fund dedicated to elevating the ecosystem of Jewish arts and culture. This work is done through strategic grantmaking, field advocacy, and immersive educational opportunities for funders of the arts and those who would like to be. Matters of the Art is a CANVAS/JFN funder group dedicated to exploring trends, opportunities, and gaps in the field of Jewish arts and culture.

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