(First photo) Larry Simpson accepts award; (second photo L to R) Kate Gilbert, Newell Flather, and Silva López Chavez | photos by (l-r) Jeffrey Filiault and Ann Wicks/NEFA
'Celebration of Leadership' Highlights Arts Leaders & New Opportunities
At the Celebration of Leadership, NEFA honored arts leaders Larry Simpson and Newell Flather; launched a new grant, New Work New England; and awarded the inaugural Newell Flather Leadership in Public Art Award to Silvia López Chavez and Kate Gilbert/Now + There.
The New England Foundation for the Arts invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation. NEFA accomplishes this by granting funds to artists and cultural organizations; connecting them to networks and knowledge-building opportunities; and analyzing their economic contributions. NEFA serves as a regional partner for the National Endowment for the Arts, New England’s state arts agencies, and private foundations.Learn more at nefa.org.