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Join our Board!!!

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.

Nicolas Hyacinthe Featured at Virtual Artist Reception

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.

Pivoting Business in the Covid-19 Era

In February, MATV co-hosted a networking event for startup businesses and entrepreneurs. A panel of five spoke about the role generosity plays in business success. Natasha Kayulu, Faitha Ainane, and Ose Schwab will facilitate virtual discussion held on Zoom and YoutubeLive. Panelists include: Sandy Felder of The Gallery@57, Tiago Prado of Best Rate Zone (BRZ), Mirna Diaz, Esq of Diaz Law, Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff Jones of Afro Flow Yoga, Heather Yunger of Top Shelf Cookies, and Nicholas Mathews of Mainvest. Register and details.

UMA/MATV Reopening Policy

Based on plans offered by the Governor’s Office of the State of Massachusetts, UMA/MATV will reopen in four phases. This strategy is being carefully considered in order to provide the best service for the City of Malden while protecting the health of its residents, UMA/MATV members and staff. As with so many other factors during this unprecedented time, the timeline may change as new information arises.

Latest Episode of Culture Matters in Malden, The Gallery@57 and “The Power of YES”

What is possible when a team of artists running a community enterprise let "YES" be the dominant force in navigating challenges? Leaders from The Galleryat57, an artist-run community enterprise in @Cityofmalden pandemic talk about the impact of closing down during…