Block Art Studio to assist youth, entrepreneurs in Springfield

Block Art Studio, a Black-owned and operated art center that focuses on neighborhood youth and entrepreneurs, is coming to Springfield. While the studio is not slated to open until April 2024, recent grants were awarded to assist in its establishment. Block Art Studio Managing Director Jasper McCoy explained that the Love Art Collective Inc. received a $229,000 grant from MassDevelopment to help the organization buy and convert 583 State St. into Block Art Studio.

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