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Welcome to CreativeGround

Creative New England, Online.

This dynamic directory celebrates the region's artists, creatives, culture bearers, arts and culture organizations and creative businesses.

Whether you’re part of the creative community, or are invested in its health, we invite you to explore and connect!

Get (Re)Started on the New CreativeGround

Welcome to the newest version of CreativeGround! Your profile(s) and their details have made the move with us. Follow this quick start guide to get acquainted with the new site.

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Events & Office Hours: August & September 2022

Get a helping hand for digging into CreativeGround! Review the schedule of available drop in office hours, webinars, and 1:1 appointments.

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September 15 CreativeGround Kickoff

Check this post for the latest information on the CreativeGround Kickoff event - including registration, links, and more.

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How I Use CreativeGround

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What Types of Profiles are on CreativeGround?

CreativeGround profiles are Creative entities that exist to create/produce, distribute, support or educate/train in creative work; as well as Creative-Related entities that are not creative in business mission but do also distribute or otherwise support creative work. So, CreativeGround profiles:

Pie chart showing profile institution business type breakdown in CreativeGround
54% of Profiles Create/Produce: individual artists/creatives, design agencies, performing groups, makerspaces...
22% Distribute creative work and are creative: arts centers, festivals, galleries, museums...
3% Distribute creative work and are related: health care facilities, community service organizations, restaurants...
16% Support creative work and are creative: booking and management agencies, guilds/unions, arts councils, cultural heritage organizations...
1% Support creative work and are related: business consultants, foundations, government departments...
4% Educate / Train creatives: arts institutes, schools of the arts


Get Space

Profiles for theaters, libraries, artists and more have venues available to rent. Find a space to meet your needs on CreativeGround.

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About CreativeGround

CreativeGround spotlights the creative people and places at work in New England: cultural nonprofits like libraries and theaters, creative businesses like recording studios and design agencies, and artists of all disciplines such as performing arts, visual arts, crafts, literary arts, media, and more create and maintain their own profiles. 

Why? Sharing the stories, relationships, and data of the creative community empowers its people with more knowledge, connection, and resources. When creative communities are supported, all communities thrive.

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Search for NEST grant eligible artists

Do you present performances, readings, and screenings of work by regional artists? Considering applying for NEFA's New England States Touring(NEST) grant to present any of these eligible touring performing artists in New England.

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109 Disciplines Represented

CreativeGround is a platform for artists, creatives, businesses, and organizations who work in all genres. This graphic shows which disciplines are selected the most on profiles right now, with more being added in real time as the creative landscape evolves.



National Endowment for the Arts Logo
Barr Foundation Logo
Connecticut Office of the Arts Logo
Maine Arts Commission Logo
Massachusetts Cultural Council Logo
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Logo
Vermont Arts Council Logo with Tag "Working for a Creative State"
Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance Logo
ArtsHub Western Mass logo