Culture & Community

 “The most important thing a museum creates is an audience.”—Matthew Teitelbaum The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has a new director coming, Matthew Teitelbaum. Read about him and the cultural institution he led for 17 years, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), where he has shaped inspiring programs, exhibitions,…

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Lowell Week in Review: May 3, 2016

Middlesex & Central Streets

Marty Meehan to Lead Entire UMass System In a week filled with major national news, the big story locally was the unanimous selection of UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan to be the President of the entire University of Massachusetts system.  Anyone living in Lowell can attest that many good things…

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Smith Baker Center Community Meeting

On Tuesday night more than 80 people gathered at the Lowell Senior Center for a community meeting to discuss the future of the Smith Baker Center.  The meeting was organized by the Coalition for a Better Acre and the public forum was facilitated by UMass Lowell’s John Wooding. Yun-Ju Choi,…

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Lowell Week in Review: April 19, 2015

Lord Overpass Discussion It was a quiet city council meeting this week.  During the “motion response” phase, Councilor Belanger pressed the administration for details on (1) the public input process for the redesign of the Lord Overpass; and (2) just what will be done to make that area more walkable. …

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