MATV to host its annual meeting and celebration
Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:00-9:00pm
at Anthony’s Malden, 105 Canal Street
Minimum donation $25
MATV (Malden’s Media Center), in collaboration with the Arlington International Film Festival, presents “Film Shorts” – Screening & Discussion on September 19, 2019, 7-9pm
Enjoy a diverse selection of short films and digital stories by local media-makers, each followed by a discussion with the producer. The event is free but please register in advance. More info at www.matv.org/screening.
Still image from “Stone Faced,” a film by Vivian Ducat about architect/author/professor Robert A. King, a man obsessed with gargoyles, grotesques, and other whimsies of stone buildings especially on his beloved streets of Harlem.
On View: June 12 – August 22, 2019 in the MATV Gallery, MATV, Malden’s Media Center, 145 Pleasant St, Malden, MA -2148
Public Reception & Discussion: Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30pm
MATV, Malden’s Media Center is a media, arts, and community hub that connects community, promotes civic engagement, and nurtures arts and culture in the city of Malden, Massachusetts.
Located at 145 Pleasant Street in Malden, Massachusetts, MATV hosts media classes, events, exhibitions, and various programs that invite residents, businesses, and community groups/organizations to engage with this community.
MATV is a non-profit organization that receives primary funding through contracts negotiated between our current cable providers and the City of Malden, MA.
Come by and say hello or sign up for one of our events, classes, or programs.
Where Community Comes Together!
MATV is not just about what you see on our channels. We are a vibrant community center, a gathering place for people of all ages and backgrounds in the city to meet, to learn, and to work together to make media! You can participate by volunteering; being a guest on a show; taking workshops in media production; producing your own program; taking part in an art exhibit in the MATV Gallery or helping out on a community project like Neighborhood View.
MATV was formally established in 1988 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) membership based organization. Under the terms of the Malden cable television license, MATV is responsible for the management and operation of the Public, Education and Government Access channels for the City of Malden. Primarily funded by an annual grant from the current cable providers, Comcast and Verizon, MATV is Malden’s Media Center, providing resources, training, and channel time to members of the Malden community.
The mission of MATV, Malden’s Media Center, is to connect community, promote civic engagement, and nurture arts and culture in the city of Malden.
Since the media center opened its doors in 1989, MATV has become a vibrant community center where people from all sectors of the city come together to express their opinions, share their knowledge, explore their cultures, reveal their talents and encourage citizen participation. MATV believes in freedom of speech, empowerment, diversity and encouraging public discourse that in turn, strengthens democracy and builds community through the use of media. Recognized nationally, we’ve evolved into one of Malden’s anchor institutions. We are a critical resource – a vibrant hub for everyone in the community. And as technology and tools change, MATV keeps up the the times. As we look to the future, we anticipate ever broadening our impact growth, participation, and vitality. Please join us!
MATV is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors and it is through the hard work of those members, along with the staff and volunteers, that the mission of MATV, Malden’s Media Center is realized.
MATV (Malden’s Media Center), in collaboration with the Arlington International Film Festival, presents “Film Shorts” – Screening & Discussion on September 19, 2019, 7-9pm Enjoy a diverse selection of short films and digital stories by local media-makers, each followed by…
From the collection of STEPHEN LEWIS On View: June 12 – August 22, 2019 in the MATV Gallery, MATV, Malden’s Media Center, 145 Pleasant St, Malden, MA -2148 Public Reception & Discussion: Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30pm
May 11, 2019 1pm to 7pm On Saturday, May 11, 2019, MATV hosted its 13th annual Open House Showcase. For six hours, MATV’s studio buzzed with activity featuring 10 performances, 32 interviews, an all-day food buffet, chalk drawing, and lots…