Founded in 1975, ArtsBoston is a nonprofit arts service organization with annual revenues of $2 million. Our award-winning programs reach more than 1 million arts consumers and 175 member arts organizations throughout Greater Boston and beyond.


Our mission is to create powerful relationships between arts organizations, the public, and every sector of civic life to build an arts sector that represents the true character and diversity of our city.

ArtsBoston is a leading force behind Greater Boston’s arts and cultural sector. In support of our 175 member organizations, we provide vital research and audience building programs that encourage participation in arts and culture, stimulate demand and raise attendance.

We influence public policy and local investment by demonstrating to civic leaders and private industry the sector’s positive economic and social impact. By making this mission a daily goal, we ensure the very future of the arts and cultural sector as a core driver of our community and quality of life. 


Our vision is a Greater Boston that thrives on arts and culture. A vibrant city that embraces arts and culture as an invaluable asset that powers ideas and creativity, fosters innovation and celebrates diversity.

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