So what is Giving Tuesday and why should you care? Well....first there was "Black Friday" - a term popularized in the 1980s as the day businesses went from being in the "red" to being in the "black." Then came "Cyber Monday," a term first used in 2005 with the rise of online shopping. "Small Business Saturday" appeared in 2010 … Continue reading Why #GIVINGTUESDAY
Happy Thanksgiving! While you all are cooking, eating, and watching football today, we know you're also thinking about the things in your life that make you thankful - and so are we. Here are just a few of the things we're grateful for this holiday season: 1.The dogs that pass through our doors! Who wouldn't love … Continue reading Thankful Thursday: 5 Things the MFA is Thankful For
“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.” Georgia O'Keeffe So why is supporting a nonprofit art organization important? Art creates conversation in a community. It’s not just about the artwork – it’s about what the artist says – and what … Continue reading Why give to art?
In three weeks, it will be Thanksgiving, hard to believe. In addition to turkey, cranberries and pumpkin pie, the holiday that is supposed to be about thanks has other traditions that have more to do with shopping than stuffing. The rush of holiday shopping has brought forth Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. … Continue reading This Giving Tuesday – Support MFA