Breaking News! MATV/UMA is a finalist for three videos and for Overall Excellence in Combined PEG Access as part of the annual Nor'Easter Awards hosted by Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region. Winners will be announced at the virtual Nor’Easter…
MATV/UMA was delighted to produce a video for The Malden Chamber of Commerce's Virtual Taste of Malden! This clever adaptation to the pandemic's restrictions to socializing offers a virtual glimpse of local participating restaurants to entice a visit to take advantage of special offers during restaurant week - until October 24, 2020. Passports available through the <a href=" https://www.maldenchamber.org/site/319032-2/"Malden Chamber of Commerce.
On October 7, 2020 at 7pm, 67 people attended MATV/UMA’s first virtual annual meeting. Aside from announcing the winning candidate for the open Membership Board seat, Karen Lynch, we reflected with video and photos on the past year and hinted about future developments.
The latest Culture Matters in Malden episode. Its a time we are all grappling with. And for educators, parents, and students there are challenges. But with challenges come opportunities. What can happen when we invite students into the conversation about solving problems or making things better. After this conversation, Eli and Hudson met with the Mayor Gary Christenson of Malden to ask things like where the city gets energy? How is the crime rate? How is city dealing with systemic racism? They also shared their thoughts about school and what could make it better as well as ideas for what might help the community be more connected.
In this difficult time, there are interesting learning opportunities at lower cost or even free and with specialists who might normally be busy travelling or with access to the entire world of youth. Here are a few such resources for youth and for educators and families.
One of MATV/UMA’s community partners, the Malden Chamber of Commerce, is proud to sponsor this year’s virtual version of its annual Taste of Malden! The event kicks off on Monday, October 19th and runs through Saturday, October 24th. For more information about this exciting event, and to learn how you can participate in supporting local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, view this video and….
MATV/UMA is excited to announce that several representatives from our membership are seeking to fill the newly open Member seat as part of the MATV/UMA Board of Directors. This abundance of interest mirrors what we hope for – engaged, active…
This is year has indeed been one for the record books. However, it’s a book I’d rather not read and would hope it’s thrown into the abyss of history. The challenges have been great from lock downs, mask wars, and virtual zoom meetings to social distancing and an economic impact that has affected all businesses and organizations.
MATV/UMA is announcing that there is an upcoming election for a Membership seat available on our Board of Directors. That seat is currently held by Sergui Parfeni. This is an exciting opportunity for a current member to help shape the future of MATV as it finally transitions to Urban Media Arts (UMA) this fall and winter. Submit interest by September 9, 2020. Click for details.
Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 8pm, a virtual artist reception will feature Nicolas Hyacinthe and his current exhibition at the MATV Gallery. In lieu of an in person reception, MATV/UMA along with Nicolas Hyacinthe invite the public to participate in an interactive discussion about his current exhibition. The virtual artist reception will include a viewing of one of Hyacinthe’s short films. One surprise artwork will be presented at the reception. For details and to register.