Reception – Activating the Creative Economy

As a followup to the Arts & Culture Summit, MATV, Malden’s Media Center, the City of Malden, and the Malden Redevelopment Authority will host a reception at 5:30pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019, to share in detail what is coming to Pleasant Street and the opportunities and spaces this opens up for artists, performers, businesses, cultural representatives, and all players in the creative economy. This reception is free and open to anyone interested in engaging in the creative economy of Malden. Register for the reception to receive updates about this reception, summit sessions, and other information and supplemental material.

Artwork: Rico St. Paul

MATV Wins Award


MATV staffers pose after shooting one of the scenes from “It’s a Wonderful Life … in Malden.”

MATV recently won first place in the “Access Center Promo” category for “It’s a Wonderful Life … in Malden,” produced in 2016. The award was part of the Video Festival of the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region which attracts of hundreds of entries in a variety of categories from the Northeastern states.

Featuring MATV staff and many members of the Malden community, the 14-minute film is a takeoff of the original Frank Capra classic, with MATV, Malden’s Media Center, at the center of it. We plan to have a community holiday screening of the piece, so stay tuned for details. You can also watch the full piece online by clicking here.

Business Development Networking Event

MATV, soon to be UMA, is excited to announce it will host a networking event for startup and creative businesses February 5, 2020. This event is part of MATV’s ongoing focus on supporting arts and culture – and as such offering a platform for connection among members of the creative economy of Malden.

For details and to register.

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