Awards and Press

2021

Hidden No More: New Book from Free Soil Arts Collective Tells Lowell’s Black Stories – December 22, 2021 – The Bay State Banner

New Book, Exhibit Chronicles Lowell’s Black History – December 27, 2021 – The Lowell Sun

A Commitment to BIPOC Arts and Communities – October 20, 2021 – Barr Foundation

Vital Voices – Christa Brown and the Free Soil Arts Collective – May 11, 2021 – Merrimack Valley Magazine

Free Soil Arts Collective Welcomes Four New Advisory Board Members – March 29, 2021

Contemplation and Action: The Mind, The Body, and the Artistic Experience – February 2, 2021 – Longy School of Music

Innovation Showcase: The Arts and Activism – January 29, 2021 – NewTV

2020

2020 Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award – January 28, 2020 – UMass Lowell Office of Multicultural Affairs

Amplifying Melanated Voices in the Community Series – June 12, 2020 – Life as a Maven

Christa Brown Receives MLK Award – February 4, 2020 – Lowell Sun

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Partners with Free Soil Arts Collective – September 22, 2020 – Boston Globe 

MRT Welcomes Free Soil Arts Collective As First Company in Residence – September 16, 2020 – Broadway World

Free Foil Founder Christa Brown on the 495 Podcast – April 15, 2020 – Merrimack Valley Magazine